Government to consider Wetlands Park to alleviate Shannon flooding: Naughten

In Infrastructure, South Leitrim, South Roscommon, Tourism by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has been informed that the Government will consider a proposal to establish a national wetlands park in the North Midlands, which would also alleviate the scale of flooding from the River Shannon. Minister Jimmy Deenihan has agreed to have the proposal evaluated as a result of representations from Denis Naughten. “We are all aware of the …

Local business could save €11m with gas extension

In Business & Jobs, Infrastructure, News by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed a report by the Western Development Commission on the extension of the natural gas infrastructure, which would save businesses in Leitrim and Roscommon close to €11m/year. On top of this local households could connect to the gas network and see their annual energy bill reduced by €485. The Western Development Commission (WDC) report makes …

Contract signed for Creagh Sewerage scheme after years of waiting

In Infrastructure, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the signing of contracts by Roscommon County Council for the final phase of the Creagh Sewerage Scheme on the outskirts of Ballinasloe. The announcement was also welcomed by local Councillor Ollie Moore who stated that the contract has been awarded to the company EPS and that Roscommon County Council will be meeting with the …

Investment in Four Roads/Mount Talbot Water Supply Scheme welcomed

In Infrastructure, Mid-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local TD, Denis Naughten has welcomed the planned investment by Roscommon County Council to upgrade the Four Roads/Mount Talbot Water Supply Scheme, to address ongoing problems with contamination. Commenting on the plans, Cllr. Dominic Connolly said “In the coming days, Roscommon County Council will sign a contract to improve the water supply from the Cloonlaughnan Spring, by installing ultraviolet and …

Naughten welcomes €3.5m for Roscommon & Leitrim roads

In Infrastructure, Roscommon-South Leitrim by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed an additional allocation of funding for regional and local roads in counties Roscommon and Leitrim. For 2011 an additional allocation of €2,227,000 for Roscommon County Council and an additional €1,310,700 for Leitrim County Council has now been approved by the Department of Transport. Speaking about the investment, Denis Naughten said: “I welcome this important …

Register now to avail of new Rural

In Business & Jobs, Infrastructure, Roscommon-South Leitrim by Denis Naughten

Scheme can address lack of access for those without service As part of the jobs initiative the Government has announced a new broadband scheme aimed at those living in rural areas who are unable of avail of a broadband service at present, Denis Naughten TD has outlined. “The Rural Broadband Scheme is designed to identify homes or businesses currently unable …