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Minister Naughten delighted with positivity of ‘Reimagining St. Brigid’s’ event

In Business & Jobs, Campaigns, East Galway, Education, Environment, News by Denis Naughten

Local Minister Denis Naughten recently held a discussion-based workshop in Ballinasloe as the second phase of his project ‘Reimagining St. Brigid’s’. The event brought together representatives of State agencies as well as businesses and community representatives from throughout the area. Speaking about the positivity and energy of the event, Minister Naughten said: “This project has been about stimulating debate about …

Keep Safe Card

In Campaigns by Denis Naughten

This card is designed to save lives and reduce crime, particularly against older people, by combining an emergency response card to assist the emergency services with an unknown caller card to reduce incidents around bogus tradesmen preying on vulnerable people.

Keep Safe Card

In Campaigns by Denis Naughten

This card is designed to save lives and reduce crime, particularly against older people, by combining an emergency response card to assist the emergency services with an unknown caller card to reduce incidents around bogus tradesmen preying on vulnerable people.

Education Minister could look to own Dept. for child benefit savings – Naughten

In Child Benefit Reform by Denis Naughten

School attendance payment could create €50m fund for pre-school extension Abolishing child benefit for school age children and replacing it with a school attendance payment would lead to savings of up to €50m which could be used to fund a targeted extra pre-school year for children from disadvantaged backgrounds, claims Denis Naughten TD. “The Education Minister has the tools at …

School Attendance Payment FAQs

In Campaigns, Child Benefit Reform, Education, Families, Young People by Denis Naughten

Linking Child Benefit to School Attendance FAQs School attendance up to the age of 16 years is a statutory requirement under the Education (Welfare) Act 2000.  Consequently, all recipients of child benefit are legally required to attend school up to this age.     A number for frequently asked questions regarding my proposals to link child benefit with a  school …