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 …

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 …

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 …

€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 …