€15 million Town and Village Renewal Scheme announced

In Environment, Local Issues, News by Denis Naughten

Local Minister Denis Naughten encourages communities and Roscommon and Galway Councils to work closely on applications Local Minister Denis Naughten is pleased to confirm that €15 million in Government funding will be available for rural towns and villages across Ireland through the 2018 Town and Village Renewal Scheme.    Over the next 15 months up to 200 towns and villages throughout the country including areas in Roscommon and Galway, will benefit from funding announced this morning …

Naughten and Kyne allocate €62,000 to tackle litter, dog fouling and graffiti across Galway

In East Galway, Environment, News by Denis Naughten

Ministers Naughten and Kyne have today announced an allocation of €62,000 to tackle graffiti, dog fouling and litter in Galway City and County. “Within the resources we have as Ministers at the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment we are proud to support community and voluntary groups and schools across Galway with funding that will have tangible impact in …

Naughten allocates €19,000 to tackle litter, dog fouling and graffiti in Roscommon

In Environment, Local Issues, News by Denis Naughten

Local Minister Denis Naughten has today announced an allocation of €19,000 to tackle graffiti, dog fouling and litter in Roscommon. “I am proud to say that Roscommon is continuing to be a national leader when it comes to tackling litter, which is proven by our county’s place in the recent Irish Business Against Litter national survey rankings. This great achievement …

Local Minister Denis Naughten invites communities to a home energy upgrade information session this Friday April 27th

In Energy, Environment, Local Issues, News by Denis Naughten

Local Minister Denis Naughten is encouraging as many people as possible from local communities to attend an information meeting this coming Friday April 27th on his Department’s deep retrofit grant scheme for energy efficiency home improvements. “This will be the first of two upcoming information evenings, hosted by Irish Rural Link, and it will take place this Friday April 27th …

Increased funding for Roscommon-Galway youth clubs to be distributed to small volunteer-led clubs.

In Families, Local Issues, News, Young People by Denis Naughten

Statement by Minister Denis Naughten TD Local Minister Denis Naughten is pleased to confirm that youth clubs in Roscommon-Galway are set to receive €108,725 in Government funding that will help towards improving their facilities and activities. “This funding will mean smaller volunteer-led youth clubs across Roscommon-Galway will be in a position to reach and benefit more young people across the …

Minister Naughten launches innovative project ‘Reimagining St Brigid’s’ Survey on future use of St. Brigid’s Hospital site

In Business & Jobs, Culture, East Galway, Education, Environment, Health, News by Denis Naughten

Local Minister Denis Naughten has announced a new project he is embarking on – ‘Reimagining St. Brigid’s’ – which aims to stimulate debate on the future of the site. “St Brigid’s Hospital is an iconic landmark in Ballinasloe and I am currently embarking on a project – with the assistance of the public – which aims to explore potential new …

Additional RRS places across Roscommon & Galway – Minister Naughten

In Agriculture, Local Issues, News by Denis Naughten

Local Minister Denis Naughten has confirmed Roscommon-Galway is to benefit from allocation of extra Rural Social Scheme places. “I’m pleased to confirm the allocation of 57 extra places under the Rural Social Scheme (RSS) that will benefit farmers across Roscommon and Galway,” stated Minister Naughten. The work carried out under the Scheme helps to support sports clubs, community services and …

Extensions approved for 3 local schools – Minister Naughten

In Education, Local Issues, News by Denis Naughten

Minister Denis Naughten has confirmed the approval of extensions to three local schools by the Department of Education. The approval has been provided to St Coman’s Wood NS in Roscommon Town; Colaiste Chiarain, Summerhill, Athlone; and St Mary’s National School, Strokestown. The works at both St. Coman’s Wood and St. Mary’s NS will include classroom and toilet facilities while an …

Public consultation on N61 rescheduled – Naughten

In Infrastructure, Local Issues, News by Denis Naughten

Minister Denis Naughten has welcomed confirmation of the rescheduled date for the public consultation process which is to take place in relation to the N61 between Ballymurray and Knockcroghery. The original date was postponed due to recent snow and will now take place on Tuesday 20th March. “This forms part of the Planning & Design of the N61 Ballymurray to …

Save Roscommon campaign a success – Minister Naughten

In News, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

The Save Roscommon campaign has been a success as County Roscommon’s boundary is to be protected in a new law that will also set up a new committee to develop Athlone in a cooperative way, Minister Denis Naughten has confirmed. “As a result of my work with Ministers Eoghan Murphy and John Paul Phelan on designating Athlone as a major …