McGinley welcomes appointment

Minister of State for Gaeltacht Affairs, Dinny McGinley TD has welcomed the announcement by the board of Údarás na Gaeltachta that it has appointed Steve Ó Cúláin as Chief Executive of the organisation for the next five years, subject to completion of contractual arrangements.

Minister of State for Gaeltacht Affairs, Dinny McGinley TD has welcomed the announcement by the board of Údarás na Gaeltachta that it has appointed Steve Ó Cúláin as Chief Executive of the organisation for the next five years, subject to completion of contractual arrangements.

“This appointment,” said Minister of State McGinley, “is of great importance to the Gaeltacht in view of the central role given by the Government to Údarás na Gaeltachta with regard to the implementation of the 20 Year Strategy for the Irish Language 2010-2030 in the Gaeltacht. I would like to congratulate the new Chief Executive and wish him well in dealing with the challenges which lie ahead.”