Public consultation on N61 rescheduled – Naughten

In Infrastructure 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 …

Naughten confirms over €1.3 million to improve non-public rural roads across Roscommon-Galway

In Infrastructure by Denis Naughten

Local Minister Denis Naughten can confirm that an allocation of €1.3million for small, but vitally important private/non-public roads across Roscommon-Galway, has been allocated by the Government under the Local Improvement Scheme. “€370,920 will be spent on non-public roads in Roscommon while Galway roads will be allocated €942,000. This combined allocation of over €1.3 million will significantly impact on road conditions …

92,000 Roscommon & Galway premises now have high speed broadband – Naughten

In Infrastructure by Denis Naughten

A total of 15,000 premises in Roscommon and 77,000 premises in Galway now have access to a high speed broadband service, local Minister Denis Naughten has confirmed. Providing a breakdown of these figures Minister Naughten outlined that of these, around 2,300 premises in Roscommon and 10,800 premises in Galway can access a broadband service of up to 1000Mbps as part …

Minister Naughten confirms €13.7m investment in Roscommon roads

In Infrastructure by Denis Naughten

Local Minister Denis Naughten has confirmed a €13.7m investment programme for 2018 for regional and local roads in County Roscommon. This includes funding for restoration and improvements works as well as €290,000 for bridge rehabilitation works and €282,000 for safety improvement works, allocated by the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport. “The main priority in allocating this funding to Roscommon …

Naughten welcomes contract for new N61 entrance to Roscommon Town

In Infrastructure, Mid-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local Minister Denis Naughten has welcomed the signing of the contract this week for the construction of a new 2.5km stretch of road to create a new entrance on the Boyle road into Roscommon Town. “The project awarded to Wills Brothers will take approximately 12 months to complete and as a result the N61 Coolteige to Roscommon Town will undergo …

Ballaghaderreen fast charger replaced – Minister Naughten

In Energy, Environment, Featured, Infrastructure 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 …

Minister Naughten confirms approval for N5

In Featured, Infrastructure, Posts by Topic by Denis Naughten

Minister Denis Naughten has confirmed the approval of the N5 project between Scramogue and Ballaghaderreen. Approval has been issued today (Wednesday) to Roscommon County Council to submit the scheme to An Bord Pleanála for planning approval and CPO confirmation. This scheme will replace a 35km section of the N5. “This will be a major economic boost to County Roscommon and …

Naughten confirms €6million cleanup of Shannon blockages

In Featured, Infrastructure, Posts by Topic, 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 …

Naughten confirms €6million cleanup of Shannon blockages

In Featured, Infrastructure, 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 …

Ballaghaderreen fast charger to be upgraded before end of year – Naughten

In Energy, Environment, Infrastructure by Denis Naughten

Minister Denis Naughten has confirmed that the ESB electric car charging point in Ballaghaderreen will be replaced before the end of the year. 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 …