View Post

115 Youth Groups in Roscommon-Galway receive €400,000 for new equipment

In Health, Young People by Denis Naughten

Image shows Minister Denis Naughten with Tom Madden of Moore Foroige Club who are receiving €4,513 Statement by Minister Denis Naughten TD Local Minister Denis Naughten is pleased to confirm that more than 115 community youth groups across Roscommon-Galway have been allocated approximately €400,000 under an equipment fund for volunteer led community youth groups set up by his Independent Cabinet …

109 Youth Groups in Roscommon-Galway set to benefit from new equipment fund

In Education, Featured, Young People by Denis Naughten

Statement by Minister Denis Naughten TD Local Minister Denis Naughten is pleased to confirm that 109 community youth groups across Roscommon-Galway are set to receive a share of €417,000 under a new equipment fund for volunteer led community youth groups set up by his Independent Cabinet colleague, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Dr Katherine Zappone. “Applications open today,” confirmed Minister …

Roscommon to receive €59,000 in further childcare grants. “Funding targeted at services for school-going children”

In Young People by Denis Naughten

Four Roscommon childcare services are to receive €59,000 to provide extra places for children of school going age, according to Local Minister Denis Naughten. Minister Naughten says it will prepare services for significant changes in childcare starting with extra supports for families in September. A new phase of an awareness campaign has also been launched to inform parents in Roscommon …

Funding for Ballinasloe Youth Project – Minister Naughten

In Young People by Denis Naughten

The allocation of capital funding to Ballinasloe Youth Project has been confirmed by local Minister Denis Naughten. The project will receive almost €13,000 towards the purchase of equipment including a TV, laptops, pool table etc and is one of 86 youth projects across the country which will receive funding. The funding is being provided by the Minister for Children to …

Major step forward on bail monitoring welcome says Naughten

In Young People by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the decision to introduce a new bail supervision scheme for young offenders, which will not only keep young people out of prison but is also a major set forward in further strengthening the monitoring of all those on bail. This bail supervision scheme, which will be piloted in the Dublin area, will keep young …

Summerhill school investment plan welcome – Naughten 

In South Roscommon, Young People by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the announcement by Minister for Education, Jan O’Sullivan TD, that she is to fast track investment on the site of St. Joseph’s College, Summerhill, Athlone.  “I understand that the investment in the upgrade of school facilities is to commence in 2016, with a major development now planned for 2018,” stated Denis Naughten.  “While I …

Government accepts Bill to give information on paedophiles to parents – Naughten

In Families, Young People by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten TD has welcomed the Government’s decision to accept his legislation to allow information on sex offenders to be made available to the parents of children and vulnerable adults who may be at risk. He also welcomed confirmation that the legislation, which is to be introduced by Denis Naughten in the Dáil this week, is to be incorporated into …