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 …

Why is Fáilte Ireland ignoring the home of Halloween?

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

  Local TD Denis Naughten has questioned Fáilte Ireland as to why it is ignoring the fact that the global festival of Halloween originated in County Roscommon. “While I welcome the proposal by Fáilte Ireland to promote Ireland as the home of Halloween, the tourism body seems to want to ignore the fact that the festival originated at Rathcroghan in …

Naughten confirms Roscommon Hospital CSSD progress

In Health, Local Issues, Mid-Roscommon, News by Denis Naughten

A new project brief for the CSSD at Roscommon University Hospital has been prepared and will now be progressed to design stage in 2019, Denis Naughten TD has confirmed. Denis Naughten has also published a letter he received from the Minister for Health earlier this month confirming the news. HSE Estates and the Saolta University Health Care Group have agreed …

Naughten welcomes progress on cleaning of River Shannon

In Agriculture, Business & Jobs, East Galway, East-Roscommon, Environment, Infrastructure, Local Issues, Mid-Roscommon, News, North-Roscommon, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the progress made to remove pinch points on the River Shannon which will help to address flooding within the river’s catchment particularly in the Shannon and Suck Callows. Denis Naughten commented following the outline of work by Minister Boxer Moran of the Shannon Flood Risk State Agency Co-ordination Working Group, which was established to …

Naughten welcomes regeneration projects for Roscommon & Athlone

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

Denis Naughten TD has welcomed the approval of major projects in Roscommon Town and Athlone under the Urban Regeneration and Development Fund as part of Project Ireland 2040. The funding includes €780,000 for Roscommon County Council to support a suite of regeneration projects in The Square and Main Street area of Roscommon Town. The council has also received approval for …