Sunday 17 December 2017

Jobs for 40 builders at Gaeltacht site

FORTY new construction jobs will be created in the next two weeks when work starts on a new development centre for the Irish language in the west Kerry Gaeltacht.

The Irish Language and Gaeltacht Development Centre in Ballyferriter is a partnership between the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Udaras na Gaeltachta and Comharchumann Forbatha Chorca Dhuibhne, the west Kerry development co-operative.

When complete, the building will include new offices for the community development association, a family language support centre and a creche.

Heritage Minister Jimmy Deenihan and Minister of State for the Gaeltacht Dinny McGinley turned the sod on the new centre, which is expected to be completed by autumn next year.

Irish Independent

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