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 …

Greenway must go through proposed park for Kellysgrove, Ballinasloe

In Business & Jobs, East Galway, Environment, Families, Health, Infrastructure, Jobs, News, Older People, Tourism, Young People by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten & Cllr Evelyn Parsons have requested that the Dublin to Galway Greenway be routed along the canal through Kellysgrove Bog, adjoining the town of Ballinasloe, before continuing from Ballinasloe to Athenry and on to Galway City. “Plans are now underway to rehabilitate Kellysgrove Bog and both local Cllr Evelyn Parsons & I believe that this should …

Tánaiste to ask IDA to consider investing in Ballinasloe– Naughten

In Business & Jobs, East Galway, Local Issues, News, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

  Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed a commitment by An Tánaiste, Leo Varadkar, that he is to ask the IDA to consider acquiring land from the HSE for industrial investment in the town of Ballinasloe. The Tánaiste was responding to a request in Dáil Éireann from Denis Naughten for the IDA to acquire the 50 acres of land in …

Tánaiste’s Ballinasloe meeting must be followed by active IDA support – Naughten

In Business & Jobs, East Galway, News, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the high-level meeting between the Tánaiste and the enterprise agencies regarding Ballinasloe but stated it must now be followed through with “a determined effort by all agencies, especially the IDA, to promote the town of Ballinasloe and all it has to offer”. The meeting by the Tánaiste Leo Varadkar with the West Regional Enterprise …

Covid vaccine may leave 2,400 without access to disabled driver scheme – Naughten

In Disability, Local Issues, News by Denis Naughten

TD disappointed that Government did not start processing Primary Medical Certs now Up to 2,400 people who are entitled to access to the disabled driver scheme which was suspended last June may have to wait a further six months for approval as HSE doctors are diverted to the Covid vaccination programme, says Denis Naughten TD “Rather applications being processed for …

Submission to Bord na Mona on rehabilitation of Castlegar and Kellysgrove Bogs in East Galway

In Agriculture, Business & Jobs, Disability, East-Roscommon, Education, Environment, Families, Health, Infrastructure, Jobs, Local Issues, News, Older People, Tourism, Young People by Denis Naughten

Ms. Doreen King Project Manager Bord na Móna Energy Division, Leabeg, Tullamore, Co. Offaly. Doreen.King@bnm.ie   9th December 2020   Dear Ms. King Thank you for your email outlining plans to rehabilitate Castlegar and Kellysgrove Bogs in East Galway and your request for feedback on both projects. Firstly, can I request that there is a full hydrological and surface water …

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 …

Harmac creates 60 new jobs to meet Covid demand – Naughten

In Jobs, Local Issues, News, West-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed confirmation that Harmac is to create 60 additional jobs on its Castlerea site to meet growing global demand as a result of Covid-19. Commenting on the announcement he said: “This is a significant investment in Castlerea, which is equivalent to 2,400 jobs being created in Galway City, and is a vote of confidence not …