Timeframe and Selection Process

Timeframe and Selection Process of Organisations

1. The Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs will publish notice of the Minister’s intention to designate a town to be a Gaeltacht Service Town.

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2. Údarás na Gaeltachta will invite applications from organisations/community groups interested in becoming language planning Lead Organisations within the Gaeltacht Service Towns that have been announced.

3. Organisations that wish to apply to become Lead Organisations will have up to two months to complete and submit the application form to Údarás na Gaeltachta.

4. Applications will be assessed by an assessment committee. Applicants may be shortlisted for interview if required.

5. The assessment process may take up to two months from the closing date for applications.

6. When the assessment process is complete, a Lead Organisation will be selected to undertake the Language Planning Process in their respective Gaeltacht Service Town.