Mná tí seek meeting with Minister Joe McHugh over water charges

 

gaeltachtA number of families in Gweedore who claim Irish Summer Schools are under threat because of water charges are calling on the Gaeltacth Minister to step in.

 

Hundreds of teenage boys and girls spend up to three weeks with host familes in native-speaking areas of Donegal learning Irish during the summer.

 

Now host families fear their water bill could become astronomical and unffordable.

 

A meeting was held in Gweedore this week, and Niall Mac Eachmharcaigh, whose family have been hosting Irish language students for generations, says he doesn't expect Joe McHugh to change anything: