Pól Ó Muirí
Minister for the Gaeltacht, Pat Carey, offers a stout defence of the Government’s commitment to the Irish language in today’s Tuarascáil. Essentially, he says that the Government reminds steadfast in its support and intends to deliver a 20-year language strategy that will be radical and worthwhile. The Minister was responding to criticism of the Government from the Donegal-based pressure group, Guth na Gaeltachta.
Have to say that it is very heartening to see groups in the Donegal Gaeltacht to the fore in making their concerns known so effectively and it is equally heartening to see Minister Carey respond with the same sort of vigour. Ding, ding, seconds out…