Local breakfasts win major awards – Naughten

In Business & Jobs, Mid-Roscommon, News, South Roscommon, Tourism by Denis Naughten

Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands the place to go for best breakfasts   Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the fact that Roscommon and Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands has featured prominently in the Georgina Campbell Irish Breakfast Awards 2019 with awards going to Castlemine Farm, Gleeson’s Townhouse and the Wineport in Glasson. Derek & Brendan Allen at Castlemine Farm took the overall national …

Naughten seeks Taoiseach’s intervention to assist cattle exports

In Agriculture, News, Video by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten has called on the Taoiseach to ensure an urgent meeting of key players is convened to provide a practical solution to the lack of sufficient export facilities for calves at the Port of Cherbourg, France. Speaking in Dáil Éireann, this afternoon (Tuesday) Denis Naughten said: “If we don’t take dairy calves out of our beef production system then …

21 beef grading machines shut down on unannounced inspections – Naughten

In Agriculture, News by Denis Naughten

In the last two years Department of Agriculture inspectors found 21 beef grading machines to be working outside the rules set out for their operation and not providing accurate grading of animals, Denis Naughten TD has disclosed following a Dáil reply. “In 2018, following unannounced inspections, eight grading machines were found to be working outside of the allowed tolerance and …

80 extra local jobs created by Roscommon Enterprise Office – Naughten

In Business & Jobs, East-Roscommon, Mid-Roscommon, North-Roscommon, South Roscommon, West-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has confirmed the creation of an additional 80 jobs by County Roscommon based companies supported by the Roscommon Enterprise Office. “The increase in local jobs now sees 172 enterprise office supported local businesses supporting a total of 857 jobs throughout County Roscommon and I’m delighted to have been able to work with the local enterprise team …

111 extra local jobs created by Galway Enterprise Office – Naughten

In Business & Jobs, East Galway, News by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has confirmed the creation of an additional 111 jobs by County Galway based companies supported by the Galway Enterprise Office. “The increase in local jobs now sees 263 enterprise office supported local businesses supporting a total of 1116 jobs throughout County Galway and I’m delighted to have been able to work with the local enterprise team …

Nearly €5m investment in Roscommon rural regeneration projects

In Business & Jobs, Jobs, News, North-Roscommon, West-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local TD, Denis Naughten has welcomed the allocation of €4.9m in rural regeneration projects in County Roscommon.   The redevelopment of the Royal Hotel site in Boyle is to receive €1.7m which Denis Naughten said “is first significant investment by Government in the Boyle 2040 project and clearly shows what can be achieved when the community, Council and State work …

Payments to issue to hundreds on reduced pensions – Naughten

In News, Older People by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has confirmed that pensioners with reduced State pensions who had them reviewed over the last year, the majority of whom are women, will start to receive payments and arrears from next week. “Last year the Government took the decision to review the pension of 90,000 people who reached pension age on or after the 1st September …

Portiuncula extension awaiting green light from Health Minister – Naughten

In East Galway, Health, News, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has received confirmation from the HSE that the 50 bed ward block project at Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe, is ready to proceed and is now with the HSE and Minister for Health for the funding approval for the project. “The commitment by Government to the Portiuncula development is clearly set out in Project Ireland 2040 and I …

Check your broadband colour code!

In Blog, Infrastructure by Denis Naughten

Check your broadband colour code! Through the National Broadband Plan (NBP), the Government is committed to ensuring that every household and business in Ireland has access to high quality, high speed broadband of at least 30Mbps.   This is being achieved through a combination of commercial investment by the telecommunications sector and a State Intervention in those areas where the …