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The development of Gaelic medium education in the Western Isles has received an extra £330,000 from the Scottish Goverment.


The comhairle submits an annual application for the Scheme of Gaelic specific grant for Gaelic education and has received Gaelic funding since 1986.


Angus McCormack chairman of the council’s education committee said the additional will “continue to support the establishment of Gaelic Schools, the extension of provision for Gaelic preschool education and the provision of an additional Gaelic teaching class in Tong School.”


The local authority receives £18,000 yearly to support the delivery of Gaelic language in the primary school.



Funding boost for Gaelic medium education

20 February 2018