€770k for Irish language promotion abroad

Ireland“More than €700,000 is to be spent by the Government to support and develop the teaching of Irish abroad in 2009. Around 40 third-level colleges and universities in the US, Europe and further afield, are actively providing Irish language and Celtic Studies programmes within their own institutions. The Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Éamon Ó Cuív announced the funding today …” (more)

[RTÉ News, 19 April]

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