Irish Education and Cultural Tourism initiative launched in Downings

mevagh resource centre

What's been described as a significant cultural tourism initiative has been launched today at the Mevagh Resource Centre.

The Mevagh Irish Cultural and Heritage Exchange programme will target Students from colleges in North America and Canada who will be exposed to a wide range of cultural and Irish learning experiences during their stay.

The aim is to allow for a cultural and educational immersion in the heart of the Donegal Gaeltacht as a result of the programme which has been devised by a number of bodies including the resource centre, Donegal County Council and the Diaspora Project.

The council's Director of Services Michael Heaney is one of the driving forces behind the initiative.....