€145,000 in Government funding for 13 Roscommon childcare providers

In Families, News by Denis Naughten

Local Minister Denis Naughten can confirm that 13 childcare providers across Roscommon have received capital funding of €145,797 to create more places, improve outdoor play areas and undertake important maintenance and repair work. The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone, has announced a total national allocation of €6.87 million in capital funding for providers of Early Years and School Age Childcare this summer. Announcing …

Politics rather than solving plastic problems were a bigger priority for Environment Committee

In Blog, Environment, News by Denis Naughten

I was disappointed this week that some members of the Environment Committee decided to put politics and the next general election before a genuine attempt to deal with the problem of plastics in our environment. I have been working with the members of the Committee to try to progress the Waste Reduction Bill to the next stage of the legislative …

How the new renewable heat scheme can help your business

In Business & Jobs, Energy, News by Denis Naughten

Would you like to know more about the practical aspects of switching to green heat for your business? On Wednesday May 23, Teagasc and IBEC are hosting a workshop on the Support Scheme for Renewable Heat. The scheme, announced by Minister Naughten in November 2017, will offer commercial and industrial heat users an exciting opportunity to avail of financial aid …

Naughten confirms €3.4 million to improve the homes of Older People and People with a Disability across Roscommon-Galway

In Disability, Older People by Denis Naughten

Local Minister Denis Naughten is pleased to confirm that €3.4 million will be made available to improve and adapt housing for older people and people with a disability living in private houses across Roscommon-Galway. This Government funding under the Housing Adaptations for Older People and People with a Disability Scheme will ensure older people and people with a physical, sensory …

Minister Denis Naughten announces new Radon Testing for homes in high risk areas

In Families, Health by Denis Naughten

Local Minister Denis Naughten has announced that approximately 1,400 homes in the West and Mid-West of the country will be tested for radon levels and from today (30th April) those householders will be contacted by the Environmental Protection Agency inviting them to take part in the test. Minister Naughten is providing €70,000 to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to undertake …

Naughten confirms Emergency Works funding for Galway Schools

In Education by Denis Naughten

Minister Denis Naughten has confirmed that approval has been granted to Scoil Mhuire, Ballygar & Dunmore Community School to carry out emergency works at both schools The funding will see roof works take place at Scoil Mhuire & gas works in Dunmore and both schools will receive details of their approvals in the coming days. This investment is vital for …

€15 million Town and Village Renewal Scheme announced

In Environment 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 Environment 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 …

Illegal Dumpers Beware – Minister Naughten Empowers Action Against Illegal Dumping

In Environment by Denis Naughten

NAUGHTEN ANNOUNCES PROJECTS IN ROSCOMMON-GALWAY TO BE FUNDED THIS YEAR Local Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Denis Naughten TD has announced the clean-up projects at 16 locations across Roscommon and 13 across Galway that have been approved for more than €210,000 funding under his Department’s 2018 Anti-Dumping Initiative (ADI). “Under my Department’s initiative, people across the country and …

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

In Environment 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 …