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County Roscommon a hive of activity with potential investors – Naughten

In Business & Jobs, Featured by Denis Naughten

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar with Minister Denis Naughten, who hosted Mayor Scott Avedisian from Warwick, Rhode Island at Government Buildings recently. Mayor Scott was accompanied by a delegation from Rhode Island who visitied the West of Ireland to explore investment opportunities. Interest in investing in County Roscommon has never been higher with Minister Denis Naughten confirming that five separate investment visits …

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 …

Local Minister Denis Naughten urges students from schools across Roscommon-Galway to become School Digital Champions

In Education, Featured by Denis Naughten

Applications are now open for the School Digital Champion Programme Applications are now open for second level students across the country to become School Digital Champions. As part of the Government’s strategy to increase the use of technology in teaching, learning and assessment the School Digital Champion Programme is an innovative initiative to encourage and support students and schools to …

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Be a climate hero!

In Featured, News by Denis Naughten

Naughten urges Roscommon-Galway applicants for New Climate Ambassador programme  “Ideal opportunity to provide leadership in local schools, colleges and communities” Statement by Minister for Climate Action, Denis Naughten TD September 18, 2017 “I am very pleased to launch the Climate Ambassador Programme which is funded by my Department.  Applications are now open for this brand new Programme being offered to …

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New school for Coláiste Chiaráin progressing – Naughten

In Education, Featured by Denis Naughten

Minister Denis Naughten has been informed that the development of a new school on the campus of Coláiste Chiaráin Summerhill Athlone is progressing through the planning and design phase within the Department of Education. This major building is at an advanced stage of architectural planning and will facilitate the new school going to tender. The new school is being designed …

€800k to improve local social housing for people with disabilities across Roscommon-Galway – Denis Naughten TD.

In Disability, Featured by Denis Naughten

€800k to improve local social housing for people with disabilities “Funding will allow for house extensions and improvements” Statement by Minister Denis Naughten TD September 13, 2017 People with disabilities living in social housing across Roscommon-Galway are receiving Government support of more than €800,000 under the Disabled Persons Grants Scheme for improvements to social housing according to local Minister Denis …

Local Minister Denis Naughten confirms children from Roscommon-Galway will benefit from more than €130,000 in government funding to improve childcare after-school services

In Education by Denis Naughten

€1.2 million in capital grants for 263 providers nationwide under the‘School Age Childcare Grants’ Scheme Local Minister Denis Naughten is pleased to announce that children across Roscommon-Galway will benefit from further Government funding to improve existing after-school childcare services. “€1.2 million has been allocated nationally to 263 providers by my Independent Cabinet colleague, Dr. Katherine Zappone, the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs and more …

Naughten warns of ‘phishing’ scam involving fraudulent emails and texts claiming to be from Revenue Commissioners

In News by Denis Naughten

Local Minister for Communications Denis Naughten is warning people in Roscommon-Galway to be alert and extra vigilant in light of news in the last 24 hours of a scam involving fraudulent emails and texts purporting to come from the Revenue Commissioners.   “The cyber criminals behind this scam are claiming to be from the Revenue Commissioners to attempt to take …

Minister Denis Naughten announces almost €20,000 for small environmental projects in Roscommon

In Local Issues by Denis Naughten

The Local Agenda 21 Environmental Partnership Fund supports local environmental initiatives by communities, individuals and not-for-profit groups. Under this Scheme Minister Denis Naughten approved an allocation of almost €20,000 for small scale environmental projects at local level across Roscommon.  A total nationwide funding of €460,000 to this year’s scheme was allocated by Minister Naughten, which is an increase of 15% on funding …

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 …