Contractor to install Irish language signs at Mid Ulster Council

Mid Ulster District Council is aiming to appoint a contractor for the installation of Irish language signs on Council property, it has been confirmed.

Friday, 22nd January 2021, 3:55 pm
Mid Ulster Council offices

The information was provided to members of Council’s development committee during it’s meeting in January.

The Chair of the committee, Councillor John McNamee took the opportunity to ask about the progress of Council’s plans to install Irish language signage at Council property both externally and internally.

“I have raised this issue in the past at our regional minority language working group,” said Cllr McNamee.

“I did so no later than October past and I believe, at that time, it was going out to tender, so I am looking an update please,” said the Chair.

Council’s head of culture and arts Tony McCance confirmed the tender process had taken place and the a report on the matter will be presented to the committee next month.

“The tender process was complete around December 4 and the assessment panel took it upon themselves to assess those bids.

“There will be a tender reported presented to this committee in February with a recommendation to appoint a contractor for both road name signage and facility signage as well.”

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