Increased funding for Roscommon-Galway youth clubs to be distributed to small volunteer-led clubs.

In East Galway, Families by Denis Naughten

Statement by Minister Denis Naughten TD Local Minister Denis Naughten is pleased to confirm that youth clubs in Roscommon-Galway are set to receive €108,725 in Government funding that will help towards improving their facilities and activities. “This funding will mean smaller volunteer-led youth clubs across Roscommon-Galway will be in a position to reach and benefit more young people across the …

Minister Naughten launches innovative project ‘Reimagining St Brigid’s’ Survey on future use of St. Brigid’s Hospital site

In Health, South Roscommon 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 …

Additional RRS places across Roscommon & Galway – Minister Naughten

In Agriculture, Posts by Topic by Denis Naughten

Local Minister Denis Naughten has confirmed Roscommon-Galway is to benefit from allocation of extra Rural Social Scheme places. “I’m pleased to confirm the allocation of 57 extra places under the Rural Social Scheme (RSS) that will benefit farmers across Roscommon and Galway,” stated Minister Naughten. The work carried out under the Scheme helps to support sports clubs, community services and …

Extensions approved for 3 local schools – Minister Naughten

In Education by Denis Naughten

Minister Denis Naughten has confirmed the approval of extensions to three local schools by the Department of Education. The approval has been provided to St Coman’s Wood NS in Roscommon Town; Colaiste Chiarain, Summerhill, Athlone; and St Mary’s National School, Strokestown. The works at both St. Coman’s Wood and St. Mary’s NS will include classroom and toilet facilities while an …

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 …

NAUGHTEN INCREASES FUNDS TO FIGHT THE SCOURGE OF ILLEGAL DUMPING

In Environment 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 …

Naughten confirms funding for Loughglynn NS

In Education, West-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Minister Denis Naughten has confirmed the approval of an emergency works grant for Scoil Mhuire Lourdes, Loughglynn for mechanical works at the school. “The allocation of this funding is a positive development for the school and this approval is down to the work of the Board of Management, staff & parents” “The Department of Education will be providing formal confirmation …

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 …

Local childcare can apply to €6.8 million fund Extra places, play areas and maintenance grants available Statement by Minister Denis Naughten TD

In Education, Families, Local Issues by Denis Naughten

Local childcare centres across Roscommon-Galway can now apply for Government funding for extra spaces, new play areas and to carry out maintenance work, according to Local Minister Denis Naughten TD. Applications for the capital grants open today (12th February 2018) for childcare and school age services. I am pleased to confirm that €6.8 million is being made available by the …