Overall funding around the country will lead to the creation of 50 jobs when up and running, it claimed.
In addition, €1.556 million was approved for 30 public organisations (cooperatives and community-based organisations) throughout the Gaeltacht, to support them in the implementation of their annual work plans throughout 2014 as follows:
Comharchumann Oileán Árainn Mhór Teo €84,000
Comhar Chumann Thoraí Teo €84,000
Comharchumann Forbartha Ghaoth Dobhair Teo €57,500
Comharchumann na nOileán Beag Teo €32,000
Céim Aniar Teo €53,750
Pobal Eascarrach Teo €33,000
Lár Chomhairle Paróiste Gleann Cholm Cille Teo €47,750
Donegal total: €392,000
The Údarás Board met with the Minister of State for the Department of Arts, Heritage and Gaeltachta, Donnchadh Mac Fhionnlaoich T.D., and made a submission to the Minister directed at increasing the Údarás budget for the next three years, to aid the organisation with its new language planning and community development activities and to increase the employment base in the Gaeltacht.