“Eat only Irish for a week” campaign highlights the strength and diversity of Irish produce – Naughten

In Agriculture, Campaigns by Denis Naughten

Pictured at the launch of “Eat only Irish week” from the 9th to 15th May, an initiative to promote local Irish food businesses was from left Minister for Agriculture, Marine and Food , Simon Coveney TD ; Brendan Allen, Castlemine Farm, Roscommon ; and Deputy Denis Naughton TD , Roscommon/ Sth Leitrim. Irish produced food is among the best in …

Action on sunbeds welcomed as 48 cases of skin cancer diagnosed in Leitrim – Naughten

In Health by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten TD pictured with ICS head of advocacy and communications Kathleen O’Meara and Care to Drive volunteer Roddy C. Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the Government’s commitment to introduce legislation on the use of sunbeds by the end of the year. Speaking following a briefing by the Irish Cancer Society, Denis Naughten said: “I am delighted to lend …

Action on sunbeds welcomed as 134 cases of skin cancer diagnosed in Roscommon – Naughten

In Health by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten TD pictured with ICS head of advocacy and communications Kathleen O’Meara and Care to Drive volunteer Roddy C. Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the Government’s commitment to introduce legislation on the use of sunbeds by the end of the year. Speaking following a briefing by the Irish Cancer Society, Denis Naughten said: “I am delighted to lend …

Naughten welcomes approval for Scoil Mhuire Roscommon

In Education, Mid-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the decision by the Minister for Education to approve the construction of permanent classrooms for Scoil Mhuire Primary School in Roscommon Town rather than the purchase of a prefab. The building project – amounting to €250,000 in total – has been approved for the school to build three permanent mainstream classrooms and for the …

Approval of 8 summer works schemes

In Families by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten has welcomed the approval of eight applications for summer works in local schools but pointed out that it was disappointing funding was not available to fund other important applications in the county. “I want to welcome the allocation of funding to the eight schools, namely St Bridget’s NS, Four Mile House; Naomh Micheal & Padraig, Cootehall; St. Ciaran’s …

No plans to close rural schools – Naughten

In Education by Denis Naughten

The Fine Gael/Labour Government has no plans to close small rural schools, claims local TD Denis Naughten. I have raised this matter directly with Minister for Education Ruari Quinn TD, pointing out that this would have a serious impact on small rural communities especially in counties like Leitrim and Roscommon. Both the Taoiseach and Minister Quinn have made it clear …

Investment to address Strokestown, Elphin, Ballyleague water problems welcomed-Naughten

In East-Roscommon, Infrastructure by Denis Naughten

Local TD, Denis Naughten has welcomed the approval of funding to upgrade the North East Roscommon & Ballyleague water schemes. The investment will address ongoing problems associated with the water supply from Grange Lough and the Ballyleague borehole” said Denis Naughten Furthermore, the project will include the upgrading of the water treatment system at Grange Lough which is currently vulnerable …

Naughten welcomes revamp of disabled permits

In Health, Older People by Denis Naughten

Local TD, Denis Naughten has welcomed a reform of the disabled driver parking permit scheme which will dramatically reduce the fraudulent use of such permits. The new changes come into law on 1st June and will also increase the size & availability of some disabled parking bays, which will be of benefit to all road users. Not only is the …

Funding for Granlahan NS welcomed

In Education, West-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has been informed by the Minister for Education that he has approved an Emergency Works Grant application for Granlahan NS, Co. Roscommon. “I would like to commend the principal & board of management of the school for putting a compelling case to the Department of Education for the funding to repair the roof at the school,” …