Mc Hugh’s lack of Irish challenged in Dail as protests are planned for Dublin…

first_img WhatsApp Pinterest By News Highland – July 16, 2014 Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margey Google+ Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published News Facebook Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also WhatsApp Facebookcenter_img Twitter LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Previous articleICSA says it may withdraw from the Quality Assurance scheme if prices don’t improveNext articleGarda acussed of harassing two women given time to engage with Mental Health Services News Highland A Fianna Fail TD says the new Minister for Gaeltacht Affairs cannot communicate with his target audience.Éamon Ó Cuív has raised concerns that Joe McHugh is not a fluent Irish speaker.The Donegal North East TD – who is from outside the Gaeltacht area – says he will take a “refresher course” in the language in the coming weeks.But Deputy Ó Cuív says it’s worrying that the Minister may be unable to take part in media discussions and debates as Gaeilge……………….Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/ocuivjoe.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.During questions to Arts, Heritage and thwe Gaeltacht Minister Heather Humphries, who is not an Irish speaker, Deputy O’Cuiv directed a question in Irish to MInister Mc Hugh about Ferry services on the Aran Islands.The Ceann Comhairle Sean Barrett intervened, and the question was answered in English by Minister Humphries……………..Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/joedailchallenge1.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.A number of protests are now being planned, Conradh na Gaeilge will protest this afternoon outside the Taoiseach’s office, while a protest takes place outside the Department of the Gaeltacht offices in Gweedore on Friday at noon. Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Mc Hugh’s lack of Irish challenged in Dail as protests are planned for Dublin and Gweedore Google+ Twitter Pinterestlast_img read more