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Naughten confirms angling fund is now open for applications to boost angling tourism in the Lakelands

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(Image shows Minister Naughten at Lough Acalla, Kilconnell, which underwent significant investment – removal of old wooden angling catwalks and insertion of new concrete catwalk and floating galvanised angling catwalk and access pathway) Local Minister Denis Naughten is urging angling groups and associations across Roscommon-Galway to apply for funding that will help boost angling visitors to the region and encourage …

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 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”.