Regional Independents to seek Dail approval for carbon budgets and separate targets for agriculture – Naughten

In Agriculture, Business & Jobs, Energy, Environment, Families, Health, Infrastructure, News, Young People by Denis Naughten

The Regional Independent TDs will table changes to the Climate Bill that will require Dáil approval of all carbon budgets as well as a separate emission target for agriculture to ensure it does not become the scapegoat for failures in other Government Departments. “We do not want to undermine the overall objective behind the Climate Bill, but we believe the …

Dáil Committee must be established to design 3rd banking force – Naughten

In Business & Jobs, Jobs, News, Posts by Topic by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten TD has called for the establishment of a cross party Dáil Committee which, supported by the State, would design and build on the key elements of a third banking force. Deputy Naughten made his comments after the announcement this morning by KBC Bank that it was in discussions with Bank of Ireland which could lead to its exit …

Rural strategy right but will Dublin decisionmakers deliver it? asks Naughten

In Agriculture, Business & Jobs, Environment, Families, Infrastructure, Jobs, Local Issues, News, Older People, Tourism, Young People by Denis Naughten

Plan can bring life into village streets   Denis Naughten TD, Chair of the Dáil’s Rural Affairs Committee, has welcomed the Government’s Rural Future plan which he says, if delivered, will give families a real option of living in their own home in a rural community instead of renting in Dublin City. However, Denis Naughten has warned that the key …

€200,000 secured to support Ballinasloe businesses – Broderick & Naughten

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

Funding of €200,000 has been secured Cllr. Tim Broderick to facilitate street scaping works in Ballinasloe. Cllr. Broderick, along with local TD Denis Naughten and fellow Councillor Dr Evelyn Parsons, had sought increased funding earlier this month from Galway County Council under the street scaping scheme announced last summer. “A total of 79 businesses had applied for funding for works …

€500k investment for Mote Park – Naughten

In Business & Jobs, Environment, Families, Infrastructure, Local Issues, Mid-Roscommon, News, Older People, Posts by Topic, Tourism, Young People by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the allocation of €500,000 for the Mote Park outdoor recreation trail experience and a cycle link to the Beara Breffni Way on the River Suck. The funding from Minister Heather Humphreys will be used to develop traditional ground trails through the park as well as new vertical trails and a vertical walkway viewing tower …

Dáil Committee must be established to design 3rd banking force – Naughten

In Business & Jobs, Families, Infrastructure, Jobs, News, Older People by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten TD has called for the establishment of a cross party Dáil Committee which, supported by the State, would design and builds on the key elements of a third banking force. Addressing a series of meetings following the planned closure of Bank of Ireland branches across provincial Ireland, Denis Naughten said: “We have two distinct customer bases that are …

Boost for Ballinasloe rail commuters with expected increase in services – Naughten

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

Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the allocation of €3m to provide a passing loop at Oranmore Railway Station that will allow for additional morning and evening rail services on the route from Athlone to Galway City, directly benefiting Ballinasloe commuters. “Over the last number of years, I have engaged with Irish Rail on the need to increase rail services …

€9m upgrade to Roscommon Town will attract further investment – Naughten

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

  The €9.2m allocated today under the Urban Regeneration and Development Fund will make Roscommon Town a better place in which to live and work and will lead to further private sector investment post-Covid, according to Denis Naughten TD. Deputy Naughten, who was one of the authors of the Urban Regeneration and Development Fund established by the last Government, pointed …

€176m of electricity charges to be demolished as Minister leaves future of Midland plants to ESB – Naughten

In Business & Jobs, East-Roscommon, Energy, Environment, Families, Infrastructure, Jobs, Mid-Roscommon, News, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten TD has said that he is disappointed with the “hands off” approach being taken by the Minister for Energy Eamon Ryan to the potential future use of the two midland peat power stations at Lanesboro and Shannonbridge. Deputy Naughten made his comments after questioning the Minister in the Dáil last night where Minister Ryan stated that the ESB …

Why is support for our Post Offices always one report away from action? asks Naughten

In Business & Jobs, Families, Infrastructure, Jobs, News by Denis Naughten

Three years ago a decision was taken by the Government to put more State work through the post office network as part of the An Post recovery plan and now we have a Government announcement on the establishment of another group to look into the possibility of this happening, says Denis Naughten TD “Why is support for our post offices …