Naughten supports retention of South Westmeath Hospice service

In Health, Local Issues, News, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has endorsed the local campaign to retain the operation of the existing hospice service at St Vincent’s Hospital, Athlone, pending the establishment of a new service at Clonbrusk. Writing to the Health Minister, Denis Naughten pointed out: “The local community raised €1.9m to build the South Westmeath Hospice on the St Vincent’s Campus and there must …

Athlone jobs boost confirms midlands becoming Silicon Heartlands – Naughten

In Jobs, News, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the announcement by Huawei that its Athlone operation is to form part of plans to invest €70 million in research and development in the Republic of Ireland over the next three years. Huawei  currently employs about 250 people across its sites in Dublin, Cork and Athlone, and this new investment, which will see a …

New law will ensure cooperation on development of Athlone as a city

In Business & Jobs, Infrastructure, News, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

The Government has confirmed a commitment secured by local TD Denis Naughten that a new law will be introduced to ensure cooperation across the River Shannon on the development of Athlone as the key economic driver of the Heartlands Region, incorporating counties Roscommon, Longford, Offaly, Westmeath and East Galway. “The objective of this new law is to ensure that a …

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 …

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 …

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 …

€1.5m injection to Athlone Springs “boost to South Roscommon” – Naughten

In Local Issues, News, South Roscommon, Tourism by Denis Naughten

Investment shows commitment to Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands   Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the announcement by Pat McDonagh of a €1.5m investment in the Athlone Springs Hotel. “This is not only a boost to the staff and local community but shows a serious commitment to the development of the Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands tourism brand,” stated Denis Naughten. The general …