Muintearas Teo, a subsidiary company of Údarás is seed funded to achieve certain educational, language, youth and community development objectives. Muintearas Teo. focus largely on reducing disadvantages in Gaeltacht education/training provision, on achieving equality of opportunities for the Gaeltacht and on reinforcing the Irish language as a medium of instruction in Gaeltacht education. The company’s primary fields of work include the following: early childhood development, education, youthwork, modern technology courses, communication and lifelong community education. In cooperation with Údarás na Gaeltachta, Muintearas Teo. also receives other sources of funding from the Department of Education and Skills, the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, SOLAS and POBAL for various initiatives it administers.