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FÈIS AIR AN OIR

EDM (Early Day Motion) 813: tabled on 14 December 2016

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 14 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House congratulates Fèis Air An Oir on its recent Celebrate grant of £4,100 awarded by the Big Lottery Fund; recognises that the voluntary organisation in Strathy, Sutherland is run by a committed team of tutors who provide lessons to young people with a desire to develop skills in traditional music and their interest in the Gaelic language; further recognises that the group welcome anyone of any ability, whether they want to join in or listen; notes that the programme was set up with the aim of preserving and promoting the Gaelic language to young people in the Highlands in a relaxed and fun environment; further notes that the funding will be used to continue to run the programme through a series of inter-generational workshops and a community lunch; and further congratulates all the volunteers, tutors and young people involved in the project for their hard work and efforts in making Fèis Air An Oir the spectacular success that it is.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.