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 …

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 …

NAUGHTEN INCREASES FUNDS TO FIGHT THE SCOURGE OF ILLEGAL DUMPING

In Environment, News by Denis Naughten

Roscommon community groups urged to apply Describing illegal dumping as ‘economic and environmental treason’ Local Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Naughten TD is allocating €2 million this year for a targeted crackdown on illegal dumping black spots across the country. Since being appointed as Minister for Environment Denis Naughten has led the charge against illegal dumping and …

€240,000 allocated for group water scheme enhancements

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

Funding of €240,000 has been allocated to County Roscommon for the enhancement of group water schemes, local Minister Denis Naughten has confirmed. “This is the initial block grant allocation under Measure 2 enhancement of existing group water schemes of the Rural Water Programme 2018, which has been allocated by the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government,” explained Minister Naughten. …

€260,000 allocated for group water scheme enhancements

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

Funding of €240,000 has been allocated to County Galway for the enhancement of group water schemes, local Minister Denis Naughten has confirmed. “This is the initial block grant allocation under Measure 2 enhancement of existing group water schemes of the Rural Water Programme 2018, which has been allocated by the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government,” explained Minister Naughten. …

Boil Water Notices at long last lifted from County Roscommon-Naughten

In Environment, Local Issues, News by Denis Naughten

Minister Denis Naughten can confirm that the final significant boil water notice in County Roscommon has now been lifted. Irish water has informed me that it has now been informed by the HSE that it can lift the boil water notice from the Ballinlough/Loughglynn Public Water Supply Scheme in County Roscommon affecting 3427 people. “The saga of boil water notices …

Ballaghaderreen fast charger replaced – Minister Naughten

In Energy, Environment, Infrastructure, News, North-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Minister Denis Naughten has confirmed that the ESB electric car charging point in Ballaghaderreen has now been replaced. It was recently brought to the attention of Minister Naughten that the fast charger in Ballaghaderreen, one of the first fast chargers in the country, was out of service. The charger was installed by ESB eCars but the as manufacturer had since …

Naughten kick-starts Biomass and Biogas Sectors with introduction of Support Scheme for Renewable Heat

In Energy, Environment, News by Denis Naughten

I have introduced a national Support Scheme for Renewable Heat after securing Government approval. The Scheme is designed to financially support the replacement of fossil fuel heating systems with renewable energy for large heat demand non-domestic users.  This covers commercial, industrial, agricultural, district heating, public sector and other non-domestic businesses and sectors (in the non-emissions trading sector). “The Support Scheme …

Naughten confirms €6million cleanup of Shannon blockages

In Environment, Infrastructure, News, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Meelick Weir to be removed Local Minister Denis Naughten has today confirmed that Government funding of €6million will be invested to remove 18 pinch points on the River Shannon. Minister Naughten is also pleased to confirm that the Meelick Weir just north of Lough Derg will be removed. “This investment, which is being spearheaded by Minister Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran, is …