The funding will be added to the budget for the Irish language, the Gaeltacht
, the Islands and the Foras Teanga.
Sinn Fein's Gaeltacht
spokesman Senator Trevor O Clochartaigh welcomed the removal of the tender but said it should have happened "weeks ago".
The Donegal Gaeltacht
has always been known as one of the safest areas in the country for youngsters who attend the summer schools.
I was introduced to the Gaeltacht
radio station, which broadcast everything three times, in three different dialects, each barely understandable by speakers of the other two.
Among the speakers will be Galway councillor Pl " Foighil, who proposed last year that only Irish speakers should be given planning permission to build new houses in Gaeltacht
But instead, the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht
spent [euro]2,405.22 to an outside agency getting their annual report translated into our native tongue in 2015.
His Department thinks the standard being served to kids spending a few days in the Gaeltacht
regions mightn't be up to scratch.
Among the speakers will be controversial Galway councillor Pl i Foighil who proposed last year that only Irish speakers should be given planning permission to build new houses in Irishspeaking Gaeltacht
An ability to converse in fluent Gaelic will be a basic requirement for all Gaeltacht
planning permissions, and only Irish speakers will able to build homes in the area.
THE decision to outsource the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht
's annual report is scandalous.