27 May

North’s Culture Minister heavily criticized over plans to increase funding to Irish Language groups

first_img Pinterest WhatsApp Homepage BannerNews Nine Til Noon Show – Listen back to Wednesday’s Programme By admin – December 10, 2015 Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Previous articleMan in serious condition following overnight crash near KillygordonNext articleLetterkenny University Hospital will not partake in imminent strike action next week admin North’s Culture Minister heavily criticized over plans to increase funding to Irish Language groups Cllr. Hussey An Ulster Unionist Councillor claims the North’s Culture Minister is planning to substantially increase funding to Irish Langage groups, while other community based initiatives are having their grants cut.Derry and Strabane Councillor Derek Hussey says that the minister’s pledge has come as budget discussions continue at the assembly, and ahead of assembley elections next year.He says the planned establishment of a new Department of Communities has been made more difficult because preemptive funding has now been committed by the Minister.Cllr Hussey says this is an unacceptable situation:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/hussy1pm.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Google+ Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Facebook Twitter NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Facebook GAA decision not sitting well with Donegal – Mick McGrath WhatsApp Pinterest Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Google+last_img read more