Concern raised over uncertainty of Scéim na gCúntóirí Teanga for schools

Pearse Doherty

Concern has been raised over the lack of certainty surrounding the Irish Language Assistance scheme 'Scéim na gCúntóirí Teanga' for the current school year.

It's been claimed that the Gaeltacht Minister has failed to give a commitment that additional schools which had been announced by the Government will now be covered as part of the scheme.

It's understood that four schools in Donegal are awaiting confirmation.

Donegal Deputy Pearse Doherty says the Government needs to deliver on its commitment: