Cope seeks extra funding for Udaras na Gaeltachta

Pat The Cope Gallagher

The government is being urged to actively support and invest in Gaeltacht areas and Gaeltacht communities.

Speaking during a Dail debate on the Irish language last night, Donegal Deputy Pat The Cope Gallagher challenged the new Government to prioritise funding for Udaras na Gaeltachta, and restore a number of key schemes which have been abolished.

He told the Dail that if Udaras is not properly funded, it will not be able to compete with other job creation agencies...........