250 thousand euro allocated to enhance Irish in Donegal Gaeltacht

joe mc hughAlmost 250 thousand Euro has been granted for schools in the Donegal Gaeltacht to run the Irish Language Assistants Scheme.

The scheme is aimed at supporting the preservation and strengthening of the Irish language in the Gaeltacht.

Part of its focus is to encouraged children learning Irish to use it as their main language and not just in the classroom.

Junior Gaeltacht Minister Joe McHugh made the announcement earlier today: