€4.4m investment in West Roscommon

In Blog, West-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Over my term in Government I was determined to ensure that Government investment was directed into Rural Ireland.

I was instrumental in the establishment & funding of the new Department of Rural Affairs which has directed over €4.4m in investment into West Roscommon.

Here is a list of the projects funded:


Location Project  Value €
Family Visitors Resource Centre Roof Repair, Floor Repairs and new replacement door at the Castlerea Family Resource Centre  16,000
Roscommon Leader Partnership
Castlerea Community Arts Group Sound, Lighting Equipment and Blinds  12,000
Castlerea Community Playschool Refurbishment of building  14,000
Enterprise Castlerea Ltd Upgrade of toilets  7,000
Castlerea Men’s Shed Water Harvesting system, tools, eve runs and floor boards gutter  1,671
Ballinlough Lake O’Flynn Loop Walk  10,000
Castlerea Errit Lodge Walk  6,400
Frenchpark Frenchpark Walk Way  5,926
Tarmon Tarmon Bog Trail  10,000
Donamon Suck Valley Way  21,974
Castlerea Castlerea Demesne  46,375
Cloonfad Scenic Walks Marketing and installation of mapboard and signs  8,000
Village of Ballitubber The creation of a 4km looped walk  7,378
Suck Valley Way predoninantly in Co. Roscommon Further development  92,131
Castlerea Demesne Pathways extension- Somers Park Development of a 500m looped recreational walkway around Somers Park linking the Castlerea Demesne Trails to the new playground. 14,492
Cloonbonniffe School, Castlerea. Safety measures for School. 2,500
Ballaghaderreen GAA Club Car park and air ambulance facility  30,000
Tarmon NS, Castlerea Playing field facilities improvement works at Tarmon N.S  48,661
Western Gaels GAA Club Carparking facilities 30,000
Castlerea Town Trust Outdoor musical instruments and play area 42,300
Cloonfad Scenic Walks Cloonfad Scenic Walks and Support Amenities  81,591
Gorthaganny Community Development Company Company Limited By Guarantee Marian Hall Community Centre refurbishment and upgrade works*  154,426
Ballinlough Development Association CLG Lake O’Flynn Amenity & Harbour Project 339,478
Frenchpark Development Committee Frenchpark Parochial Hall Upgrade 40,136
Kilmurry Community Centre Kilmurry Community Centre 213,972
Castlerea Community and Family Resource Centre CLG Refurb of Castlerea Comunity & Family Resource Centre 170,834
Michael Glaveys GAA Club Michael Glaveys GAA Complex Refurbishment 131,526
Ballaghaderreen Town enhancement project 100,000 
Roscommon Northwest Roscommon CDP 8,550
Ballaghdarreen This projects includes: An Bealach Social Innovation and Inclusion Hub at The Shambles; An Bealach Creative Entrepreneurship and Education Space at Ballaghderreen Business Park
Ballaghdarreen Will develop a project that will transform 3 unoccupied town centre buildings into creative studios. 20,250
Castlerea It will add 10 further food incubation units to a major new food entrepreneurship initiative, 1,545,000
Tulsk Project will establish a Rural Digital Working Hub in Tulsk among other locations nationwide 161,183
Ballaghaderreen Town Team Ltd. The installation of a community based CCTV system in Ballaghaderreen would add to the text alert initiative.  9,500
Ballaghaderreen Childcare Photocopier and safety equipment for the playground 1,000 
Ballaghaderreen Mens Shed Men’s Shed Rewiring 8,000 
Ballaghaderreen Childcare Centre Ltd, to replace floor covering and install cctv 10,000
Gorthaganny Community Development Company Ltd., install wheelchair accessible toilet in Marian Hall Community Centre 990
Frenchpark Ladies Group, purchase new chairs 1,000
Ballaghaderreen Community Park Co. Ltd., purchase outdoor gym equipment 1,000
Ballaghaderreen FC, purchase tables and chairs 1,000
Kilmurry Community Centre, purchase of new tables and chairs for Kilmurry Hall 10,000
Cloonfad Mens Shed, provide a workshop for Cloonfad Mens Shed 10,000
Ballaghaderreen Men’s Shed Rewiring of building  2,992
Ballaghaderreen N.S. Pedestrian crossing and advance warning signs required  25,000
Jack & Jill Community Playgroup Ltd. Ballinlough. Safety measures for Community Group.  14,000
Kingsland N.S. Road markings required and signs  7,000
Tibohine N.S. Purchase of speed safety signs and child safety signs  17,000
Kilmurry N.S. Road markings required and signs 3,000
Garranlahan School, Ballinlough. Safety measures for School. 2,500 
Cloonbonniffe School, Castlerea. Safety measures for School. 2,500 
Ballaghaderreen GAA Club Car park and air ambulance facility  30,000
Tarmon NS Tarmon Walking Track 63,018