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Minister Naughten receives reassurances on future of Rosalie Unit

In Health, News, Older People, West-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local Minister Denis Naughten has welcomed reassurances provided by the HSE’s Tony Canavan today in relation to the future of the Rosalie Unit in Castlerea, following Minister Naughten’s intervention on the issue. Minister Naughten had written to Minister Jim Daly stating that both “Government and HSE policy is clear that the Rosalie Unit has a future which is in all …

Naughten confirms funding for Loughglynn NS

In Education, News, West-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Minister Denis Naughten has confirmed the approval of an emergency works grant for Scoil Mhuire Lourdes, Loughglynn for mechanical works at the school. “The allocation of this funding is a positive development for the school and this approval is down to the work of the Board of Management, staff & parents” “The Department of Education will be providing formal confirmation …

Over €750,000 approved for Roscommon-East Galway under Town & Village renewal scheme

In East Galway, Infrastructure, News, West-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local Minister Denis Naughten has confirmed that nine projects in Roscommon & East Galway have been awarded funding totalling over €750,000 under the Government’s Town & Village Renewal Scheme. This includes projects in Elphin, Castlerea, Boyle, Monksland, Portrun, Ballyleague, Ballyfarnon, Ballygar & Ballinasloe. The scheme is specifically targeted at improving facilities and enhancing the quality of life in rural towns …

Naughten welcomes €100,000 funding for Castlerea Food Hub

In Jobs, News, West-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

An Chistin – the Food Hub in Castlerea – has been allocated €100,000 in REDZ (Rural Economic Development Zone) funding, local Minister Denis Naughten has confirmed today (Monday). The project will include a fully equipped which will allow individuals to train, develop and manufacture food products without incurring significant start-up costs. It will also serve as a training facility for chefs for …

Naughten welcomes new law to de-designate Suck Callows

In Environment, News, West-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Work ongoing to provide alternative home heating options Local Minister Denis Naughten has welcomed the introduction of a new law which will remove the Natural Heritage Area designation on the Suck Callows. “The fact that the Callows were designated could have delayed the removal of blockages in the river which contributed to recent flooding so this is a very welcome …

Minister Naughten launches schools education campaign in Castlerea

In Education, News, West-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

[envira-gallery id=”4357″] Pictured at the launch of the Bin It! workshops is Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Denis Naughten with pupils from Castlerea Community School, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon A nationwide school campaign – Bin IT! – aimed at educating and raising student awareness of littering was launched by local Minster Denis Naughten in Castlerea Community School today. Bin …

Loughglynn gets “band-aid” ambulance service – Naughten

In Health, West-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has described the new ambulance service that is to be introduced from 1st February in Loughglynn as nothing more than a “political band-aid”. “What is to be introduced from 1st February, to serve West Roscommon and East Mayo, is a ‘borrowed’ ambulance from Roscommon Town, which when available will spend most of its time operating in …