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New Council announced for Raidió na Gaeltachta

April 29, 2013

It was announced today that a new council has been selected for RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta which will be chaired by Lorcán Uí Chinnéide.

The council, which will function for a three year period, will advise the Bord of RTÉ on Raidió na Gaeltachta’s broadcasting policy. The first meeting will take place in May.

The Council is made up of the following members:

Antaine Ó Donnaile from Armagh, former manager and television producer with BBC Northern Ireland.

Dónal Ó Gallchóir, a Donegal Gaeltacht native, former garda in Mayo.

Adrian Breathnach, primary school principal and Director of Gael Taca in Cork.

Máire Seosaimhín Breathnach from An Rinn, Co. Waterford, Irish language officer with Waterford County Council.

Alan Mac Maoldúin, Communications Manager with Cumann Lúthchleas Gael and former member of the council.

Máire Nic Gairbhe, Principal of Gaelscoil Adhamhnáin in Letterkenny, Donegal.

Peadar Mac an Iomaire, Former-Chief Executive of Acadamh na hOllscolaíochta Gaeilge and community worker in Connemara.

Sibéal Davitt, dancer and filmmaker from Dublin.

Siobhán Seoighe from Ráth Cairn, executive with An Foras Patrúnachta.

Chairman of the council, Lorcán Ó Cinnéide, is originally from Corca Dhuibhne, Co Kerry and is a former Chief Executive of the Irish Fish Producers Organisation. He has already served a period of time as a member of the council.

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