Site identified for St. Teresa’s Special School in Ballinasloe – Naughten

In East Galway, Education, News by Denis Naughten

Local TD, Denis Naughten has confirmed that the Department of Education has selected a site for the construction of a purpose built building for St. Teresa’s Special School, Ballinasloe.   “The school is currently accommodated in the Ballinasloe Enterprise Centre in Creagh and negotiations have now commenced with a landowner on the purchase of a site for the construction of …

Consultants to be appointed for Ballinasloe flood scheme – Naughten

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

  Local TD Denis Naughten has confirmed that consultant engineers are to be appointed to the Ballinasloe Flood Relief project to progress a €8.6m investment in the town. “Consultant engineers are to be appointed to progress the development of a Flood Relief Scheme for Ballinasloe, including any environmental assessment, public consultation and to deliver the formal planning approval for the …

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 …

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 …

Naughten confirms over €1.2 million to improve non-public rural roads across Roscommon-Galway

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

Local TD, Denis Naughten can confirm that an allocation of €1.2 million for small, but vitally important private/non-public roads across County Roscommon and County Galway, has been allocated by the Government under the Local Improvement Scheme. “€355,104 will be spent on non-public roads in Roscommon while Galway roads will be allocated €856,959. This combined allocation of over €1.2 million will …

€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 …

€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 …

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 …