Ballinasloe Life – Latest edition

In East Galway, News, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

The latest edition of Ballinasloe Life magazine : http://ow.ly/lAil30qv3f8     As this edition will not be printed please  SHARE online. If you have family or friends cocoooning or self isolating that don’t have the means to download and read on line – the version uploaded can be printed on any colour household printer. Enjoy the Read and the Ballinasloe …

Naughten welcomes significant investment in outdoor recreation projects

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

Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the allocation of €942,000 under the Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme  for the development of amenities throughout the area which will improve local amenities as well as attracting more visitors to our region.     St Johns Amenity Group have secured €200,000 along with a further investment of €50,000 from Roscommon County Council for the …

Flood assistance schemes must be immediately activated – Naughten

In Agriculture, Business & Jobs, Families, Local Issues, News by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten TD has called on the Government to immediately activate financial assistance schemes for farmers, families and businesses impacted upon by the serious flooding within the Shannon basin. “While work is ongoing at present to protect as many homes and businesses as possible, in the case of the farming community they were forced to take stock off land last …

€7m investment in Roscommon’s Tourism Heartland

In Blog, East-Roscommon, Jobs, Tourism 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 nearly €1m in investment into Roscommon’s tourism heartland from Rooskey to Ballyleague to Tulsk and Rathcroghan. On top of that €5m will be invested …

€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 …

N61 “totally inadequate” – Naughten

In Infrastructure, Local Issues, Mid-Roscommon, North-Roscommon, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten has described the N61 as “totally inadequate” for the 5 million vehicles that use it every year and called for investment to improve safety along the route. “The N61 is totally inadequate to meet the volumes of traffic using it at present and it presents a real risk for those who are entering onto or exiting off this …

St. Brigid’s site can drive job creation – Naughten

In East Galway, Jobs, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Redevelopment of the St. Brigid’s Hospital site in Ballinasloe can be “a key driver of job creation in the South Roscommon & East Galway area”, according to Denis Naughten.    “Two years ago – with the support of Ballinasloe Area Community Development – I ran a workshop ‘Reimagining St. Brigid’s’ and produced a report on potential uses for the campus, …

Childcare staff need to be paid properly

In Blog, Families, Jobs, Local Issues by Denis Naughten

We need to pay childcare staff properly without pushing up fees for parents. I believe a solution needs to be found that will ensure childcare staff are paid a living wage without pushing up fees for parents. This is a sector that is experiencing real difficulties. We saw what happened in December when providers faced a hike in insurance premiums …