€45,000 for conservation of Tomas O’Criomhthain’s house on Great Blasket Island- Griffin

€45,000 for conservation of Tomas O’Criomhthain’s house on Great Blasket Island- Griffin

June 22nd 2015

KERRY Fine Gael TD, Brendan Griffin, has welcomed confirmation from the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys, that €45,000 is to be allocated towards the conservation of Tomas O’Criomhthain’s house on the Great Blasket Island.

“I warmly welcome funding for the conservation of Tomas O’Criomhthain’s house on the Great Blasket Island. The plan is to open the writer’s home to the 10,000 visitors who visit the Blasket Islands annually.

“This is a very positive development for the Blaskets and I am delighted with the news.”

ENDS

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