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In Business & Jobs, Infrastructure by Denis Naughten

Scheme can address lack of access for those without service As part of the jobs initiative the Government has announced a new broadband scheme aimed at those living in rural areas who are unable of avail of a broadband service at present, Denis Naughten TD has outlined. “The Rural Broadband Scheme is designed to identify homes or businesses currently unable …

“Eat only Irish for a week” campaign highlights the strength and diversity of Irish produce – Naughten

In Agriculture, Campaigns by Denis Naughten

Pictured at the launch of “Eat only Irish week” from the 9th to 15th May, an initiative to promote local Irish food businesses was from left Minister for Agriculture, Marine and Food , Simon Coveney TD ; Brendan Allen, Castlemine Farm, Roscommon ; and Deputy Denis Naughton TD , Roscommon/ Sth Leitrim. Irish produced food is among the best in …

The First 50 Days

In Blog by Denis Naughten

First 50 days under its belt but most of the focus of Government to date has been on the banks. One bank Report after another and none of it good news. The next 50 days have to be different; they have to focus on jobs and implementing a targeted jobs plan. It won’t be easy, but delivering on this within …

Job Shadow Initiative

In Blog by Denis Naughten

Today, Shane Doyle was my job shadow as part of the National Job Shadow Initiative. This is designed to give people with disabilities a unique opportunity to get a close up look at the world of work for one day in April each year, enabling them to discover and learn about the skills and education required to compete and succeed …

Action on sunbeds welcomed as 48 cases of skin cancer diagnosed in Leitrim – Naughten

In Health by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten TD pictured with ICS head of advocacy and communications Kathleen O’Meara and Care to Drive volunteer Roddy C. Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the Government’s commitment to introduce legislation on the use of sunbeds by the end of the year. Speaking following a briefing by the Irish Cancer Society, Denis Naughten said: “I am delighted to lend …

Action on sunbeds welcomed as 134 cases of skin cancer diagnosed in Roscommon – Naughten

In Health by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten TD pictured with ICS head of advocacy and communications Kathleen O’Meara and Care to Drive volunteer Roddy C. Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the Government’s commitment to introduce legislation on the use of sunbeds by the end of the year. Speaking following a briefing by the Irish Cancer Society, Denis Naughten said: “I am delighted to lend …

Naughten welcomes approval for Scoil Mhuire Roscommon

In Education, Mid-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the decision by the Minister for Education to approve the construction of permanent classrooms for Scoil Mhuire Primary School in Roscommon Town rather than the purchase of a prefab. The building project – amounting to €250,000 in total – has been approved for the school to build three permanent mainstream classrooms and for the …

Approval of 8 summer works schemes

In Families by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten has welcomed the approval of eight applications for summer works in local schools but pointed out that it was disappointing funding was not available to fund other important applications in the county. “I want to welcome the allocation of funding to the eight schools, namely St Bridget’s NS, Four Mile House; Naomh Micheal & Padraig, Cootehall; St. Ciaran’s …