A meeting of the Board of Údarás na Gaeltachta was held in the Áislann, Béal an Mhuirthead, Co. Mayo last Friday, 4th April 2008.
At that meeting, in excess of €1 million was approved for television production companies in the Gaeltacht to undertake two specific programmes:
These programmes are being implemented in conjunction and with support from TG4 and the other Gaeltacht production companies.
The following projects were also approved:
Comhar Iorrais Teo, Béal an Mhuirthead, Co. Mayo
A capital grant of €80,000 was approved for Comhar Iorrais Teo to renovate the co-operatives old store in Áit Uí Chonáin. This building will be redeveloped as enterprise space and will be available to local entrepreneurs seeking space to develop a business.
Industrial Estate, Baile Bhúirne, Co. Cork
A capital provision of €150,000 was approved to develop a prefabricated unit comprising of enterprise and office space on the industrial estate in Baile Bhúirne.
Comhar Iorrais Teo, Béal an Mhuirthead, Co. Mhaigh Eo
A capital grant of €110,000 was approved for Comhar Iorrais Teo to help the co-operative develop part of their building in Sráid an tSéipéil, Béal an Mhuirthead. This building will be refurbished and converted into training and office facilities.