Naughten calls for Programme for Government review to unlock nursing dispute impasse

In Health, Local Issues, News, Video by Denis Naughten

I’ve called for a review of the role of nurses work in our hospitals to help unlock nursing dispute impasse I have been speaking directly to nursing staff outside both Portiuncula & Roscommon Hospitals  and they all want to be caring for patients not picketing. There is a commitment in the  Programme for Government which I believe can provide the …

€455k for Roscommon & Galway Sports Partnerships – Naughten

In East Galway, East-Roscommon, Local Issues, Mid-Roscommon, News, North-Roscommon, South Roscommon, West-Roscommon, Young People by Denis Naughten

Local TD, Denis Naughten has confirmed the allocation of €211,470 to Roscommon Sports Partnership and €243,346 to the Galway Sports Partnership to develop sporting programmes and increase participation in sporting activity across both Counties.   Denis Naughten said that “both Sports Partnerships have each received an allocation of €8,400 for Women in Sport programmes. This will fund sport and physical …

€15.9m investment in County Roscommon roads – Naughten

In East-Roscommon, Infrastructure, Local Issues, Mid-Roscommon, News, North-Roscommon, South Roscommon, Uncategorized, West-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local TD, Denis Naughten has confirmed a €15.9m investment programme for 2019 for regional and local roads throughout County Roscommon. This funding is a 16% increase on 2018, which includes funding for restoration and improvements works on roads across County Roscommon as well as €300,000 for bridge rehabilitation works and €285,000 for safety improvement works, allocated by Shane Ross TD, …

€25m Community Energy Grant Scheme open for applications – Naughten

In East Galway, East-Roscommon, Families, Mid-Roscommon, News, North-Roscommon, South Roscommon, West-Roscommon, Young People by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has called on communities and businesses to avail of a €25m Government fund for projects that deliver energy savings to communities, including public buildings, homes and businesses. “The objective behind the community energy grants is to help community groups, sporting organisations, homes and businesses right across the country to upgrade to more energy efficient premises. I …

Naughten welcomes FBD move to cover farmers clearing roads during severe weather

In Agriculture, East Galway, East-Roscommon, Infrastructure, Local Issues, Mid-Roscommon, News, North-Roscommon, South Roscommon, West-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the statement by FBD Insurance that its agricultural motor product provides insurance protection cover for farmers who respond to local emergency situations. This includes clearing snow from local road networks and entrances to private dwellings as seen during Storm Emma. “This is a welcome development and comes on top of an assurance I secured …

Naughten encourages applications for €570k festival fund

In Culture, East Galway, East-Roscommon, Local Issues, Mid-Roscommon, News, North-Roscommon, Posts by Topic, South Roscommon, Tourism, West-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten is encouraging local committees to apply to a regional festival fund of €570,000 to help develop an event or festival to bring visitors into Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands. “The Government fund which is run by Fáilte Ireland is to recognise the important role that festivals will play in growing international tourist numbers, particularly in less developed tourism …

Naughten seeks public toilets in Loughnaneane Park

In Local Issues, Mid-Roscommon, News, Older People, Tourism, Young People by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has called on Roscommon County Council to examine locating public toilets in Loughnaneane Park in Roscommon Town. “This is an issue which will be familiar, in particular, to parents of young children who regularly use the park to visit the castle, duck pond and the playground as well as the park’s other amenities,” explained Denis Naughten. …

€64,000 for Roscommon Community Service Groups – Naughten

In Business & Jobs, Disability, East-Roscommon, Education, Jobs, Local Issues, Mid-Roscommon, News, North-Roscommon, Older People, Tourism, Uncategorized, West-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has acknowledged the allocation of €64,000 for local community groups to help deal with the cost of increases to the minimum wage but has called for an urgent review of the full cost of running these valuable community companies.   “Minister Michael Ring has allocated €64,000 to 13 local organisations to help them alleviate the financial …

Tourism Masterplan for Shannon Region

In East Galway, East-Roscommon, Mid-Roscommon, News, North-Roscommon, South Roscommon, Tourism by Denis Naughten

Consultative Workshops Various locations along the Shannon sub-regions (22-25th January 2019) –   Waterways Ireland, in association with Fáilte Ireland, appointed SLR Consulting, with partners TellTale and Alan Hill Tourism, to develop a bold and innovative Tourism Masterplan for the Shannon Region. The Masterplan is addressing the Shannon Navigation from Limerick City to Lough Allen, including Lough Key, Co Roscommon …

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€258,00 for 9 local sports projects, with further funding to come – Naughten

In East Galway, Families, Health, Mid-Roscommon, News, North-Roscommon, South Roscommon, West-Roscommon, Young People by Denis Naughten

Local TD, Denis Naughten has welcomed the allocation of €258,000 to 9 local sporting organisations in Roscommon & East Galway stating that “this investment will improve local sports facilities and ensure far greater levels of participation in sport”.   The grants announced today by Minister Shane Ross represent the first set of allocations under the 2018 round of the Sports …