Naughten: concerns over ‘long-fingering’ of decision on power station demolition

In East Galway, East-Roscommon, Environment, Families, Infrastructure, Jobs, Mid-Roscommon, News, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Seasonal staff need assurances on work this year Local TD Denis Naughten has expressed serious concerns with regard to the ongoing delay by Government in confirming that it will stall any plan by the ESB to demolish the power stations at Shannonbridge and Lanesboro. Following a recommendation by the Just Transition Commissioner, Kieran Mulvey, a commitment was included in the …

Responses with regard to Lough Funshinagh

In Blog, Families, Mid-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Over the last number of days I have received a number of Dáil replies along with a reply from the GSI. I’m also attaching a copy of a statement which I have issued following my engagement with the Ministers concerned and raising issues with regard to Minister Ryan’s reply. I have also spoken directly with the Chairman of the OPW …

Urgent intervention needed on Lough Funshinagh flooding – Naughten

In Agriculture, Environment, Families, Mid-Roscommon, News, Older People, Young People by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has again been in communication with the Minister for the Office of Public Works, Patrick O’Donovan TD, and Minister for Agriculture, Charlie McConalogue TD, seeking their urgent intervention on the rapidly deteriorating situation on the ground at Lough Funshinagh. “Water levels are now 9cm higher than the historic high-water mark set in April 2020 and as …

Dáil replies on Lough Funshinagh flooding

In Agriculture, Blog, Families, Mid-Roscommon, Older People by Denis Naughten

Attached are Dáil replies that I received this week on the flooding at Lough Funshinagh. As you can see some of the replies disappointingly are still outstanding. I have also submitted written queries on last weeks Dáil replies to the Heritage Division and the Geological Survey. I understand that a follow up meeting to this weeks Ministerial meeting is now …

Lough Funshinagh update

In Blog, Mid-Roscommon, News by Denis Naughten

Since the publication of the Roscommon County Council commissioned report on Lough Funshinagh last September I have been consistently pressing the need for action in Dáil Éireann. Here is what I have said: Here are the responses that I have received in Dáil replies from various Ministers this month: Funshinagh PQ replies Here are the previous replies referenced above: Funshinagh …

Naughten to raise Lough Funshinagh flooding threat in Dáil today

In Mid-Roscommon, News by Denis Naughten

The ongoing threat of flooding within the vicinity of Lough Funshinagh will be discussed in Dáil Eireann this evening by local TD Denis Naughten. Denis Naughten has secured the consent of the Ceann Comhairle to have the issue of the threat of flooding of homes discussed in the Dáil this evening.  This discussion comes in advance of a meeting of …

Ministers to meet on Lough Funshinagh flooding – Naughten

In Mid-Roscommon, News by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has received confirmation from the Minister for Agriculture, Charlie McConalogue, that he and the Minister for the Office of Public Works, Patrick O’Donovan TD, are to meet next Wednesday to explore measures to address the ongoing threat of flooding within the vicinity of Lough Funshinagh. A further meeting is to also take place with the key …

Summit of key stakeholders on Lough Funshinagh flooding – Naughten

In Local Issues, Mid-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has received confirmation from the Minister for the Office of Public Works, Patrick O’Donovan TD, that he is to convene a meeting of all of the key stakeholders to explore measures to address the ongoing threat of flooding within the vicinity Lough Funshinagh. The Minister has agreed to the request by Denis Naughten, which was made …

Over €1.25m for local village renewal – Naughten

In Business & Jobs, East Galway, East-Roscommon, Families, Health, Jobs, Local Issues, Mid-Roscommon, News, South Roscommon, Tourism by Denis Naughten

Local TD, and Chair of the Dáil Rural and Community Affairs Committee, Denis Naughten has confirmed the allocation of €1.261m towards the significant enhancement of 11 local villages across East Galway, Roscommon and adjoining areas. The successful villages are Castleblakeney, Creggs, Dysart, Four Roads, Knockcroghery, Lecarrow, Rooskey, Tarmonbarry, Croghan, Jamestown and Lanesboro which will see funding allocated through the local County …

Power stations should not be demolished Naughten tells Dáil

In East Galway, East-Roscommon, Families, Jobs, Mid-Roscommon, News, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Seasonal staff need assurances on work next year   Local TD Denis Naughten has called on the Government to stall any plan by the ESB to demolish the power stations at Shannonbridge & Lanesboro as both plants are about to burn peat for the very last time. Questioning the Tánaiste in Dáil Éireann on Thursday, Denis Naughten also called for …