Lakelands to be promoted as international tourism destination – Naughten

In Featured, Tourism by Denis Naughten

Experience Lakelands brand to be promoted like Wild Atlantic Way Minister Denis Naughten has confirmed funding has been allocated for the development of a Lakelands tourism brand to promote the midlands counties to both national and international tourists. “The development of a tourism brand for the Lakelands will be part of a €33m investment in new tourism products, which delivers …

Naughten announces almost €100,000 for conservation work to 12 listed buildings in Roscommon

In Featured, Infrastructure, Posts by Topic, Tourism by Denis Naughten

Local Minister Denis Naughten is pleased to announce that 12 buildings of significant heritage value in Roscommon are set to benefit from almost €100,000 in Government funding for conservation and repair work.  “12 protected structures in Roscommon including Boyle Courthouse, St. Nathy’s Cathedral Ballaghaderreen and 17th Century Chapel Strokestown Park will undergo significant repair and stabilization work to support the …

County Roscommon key to development of Ireland’s Camino – Naughten

In Tourism by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten has stated he wants to prioritise the completion of the Beara Breifne Way walking/cycle route from County Cork to Cavan, via Roscommon and East Galway, which he says “has the potential to become Ireland’s Camino route”. This walking and cycling trail is based on the historic march of O’ Sullivan Beara in 1603 and links 60 villages and …

East Galway key to development of Ireland’s Camino – Naughten

In Tourism by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten has stated he wants to prioritise the completion of the Beara Breifne Way walking/cycle route from County Cork to Cavan, via East Galway, which he says “has the potential to become Ireland’s Camino route”. This walking and cycling trail is based on the historic march of O’ Sullivan Beara in 1603 and links 60 villages and towns along …

Disappointing that midlands ignored by Bord Failte campaign – Naughten

In Roscommon-South Leitrim, Tourism by Denis Naughten

County Roscommon has much to offer a visitor in terms of heritage, with the River Shannon flowing along its eastern border and with its outstanding tradition of culture and heritage, it was uniquely placed to be an integral part of any heritage route” said Denis Naughten

“It is disappointing that Rathcroghan, the home of Halloween and a proposed world heritage site, in the heart of the County, which was the home of the Kings of Connacht and, at a later time, the home of the High Kings of Ireland., has been excluded from this trail”.

Centre Parcs project huge boost to local tourism- Naughten

In East-Roscommon, Tourism by Denis Naughten

National wetland park on Roscommon/Longford border now even more important

Local TD, Denis Naughten has welcomed reports by Centre Parcs UK that it is to develop a tourism project in Ballymahon, Co. Longford which has huge potential to boost tourism in County Roscommon.

“Centre Parcs is a major tourism operator and its plan for the site in Ballymahon, will see over 100,000 visitors come to the region annually.