Written Answers. - Gaeltacht Commission.

Wednesday, 31 May 2000

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 520 No. 2

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  31.  Mrs. B. Moynihan-Cronin  Information on Breeda Moynihan-Cronin  Zoom on Breeda Moynihan-Cronin   asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage Gaeltacht and the Islands  Information on Síle de Valera  Zoom on Síle de Valera   the terms of reference of the Gaeltacht Commission; when she expects the Commission to report; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [15319/00]

Minister of State at the Department of Arts, Heritage, Gaeltacht and the Islands (Éamon Ó Cuív): Information on Éamon Ó Cuív  Zoom on Éamon Ó Cuív  I refer the Deputy to my reply to Question No. 87 of 12 April. The membership and terms of reference of the commission on the Irish language in the gaeltacht were circulated in the Official Report as part of the reply to that question.

The commission held its first meeting in Rosmuck in the Connemara Gaeltacht on 22 May. I expect that the commission will take one year to report.

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