Naughten seeks reassurances regarding Garda HQ

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

Local TD, Denis Naughten has sought reassurance from Minister Charlie Flanagan that Roscommon Town will retain its status as a Garda Divisional Headquarters in any re-organisation of Garda Divisions. “Recent reports on a draft proposal for the Garda re-organisation of the force is suggesting that the Roscommon/Longford Division would be merged with Mayo under the changes which are due to …

Decision to reject West Offaly project is a devastating blow to whole region – Naughten

In Business & Jobs, News by Denis Naughten

Taoiseach must convene emergency Cabinet Sub Committee meeting today   Local TD, Denis Naughten has described the decision by An Bord Pleanála to refuse planning permission for the West Offaly Power Station to burn biomass as a “devastating blow to whole region, which completely undermines plans for a ‘Just Transition’ away from peat production to sustainable long term local jobs”. …

SME supports

In Blog, Business & Jobs by Denis Naughten

Earlier this year with the support of opposition parties, I secured a legal commitment from Government to outline how we can support our local businesses which are the backbone of employment across this country. That lead to the publication of the Government report on supports for local business https://dbei.gov.ie/en/Publications/Publication-files/Overview-of-Government-Supports-for-Indigenous-Business.pdf This report lists 35 government agencies as well as 31 councils, …

New law considering cooperation on development of Carrick-on-Shannon

In Business & Jobs, Infrastructure, North-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

The Government is considering the inclusion of the Town of Carrick on Shannon in a new law to ensure there is cooperation between local authorities where a town straddles county boundaries, according to local TD Denis Naughten. “The objective behind the cooperation across the River Shannon is to ensure the coordinated development of Carrick-on-Shannon as a key economic driver of investment …

Town and Village Renewal Scheme announced

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

Denis Naughten encourages communities and Roscommon and Galway Councils to work closely on applications Local TD Denis Naughten is pleased to confirm that Government funding will be available for rural towns and villages across Ireland through the 2019 Town and Village Renewal Scheme.   Over the next 15 months up to 200 towns and villages throughout the country including areas in Roscommon and Galway, will benefit from the funding scheme announced this morning by Minister …

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 …

Naughten encourages local childcare providers to apply to €6m fund

In Business & Jobs, Families, News by Denis Naughten

Funding for creation of extra places and fire safety Monday 25th February 2019 Local TD, Denis Naughten is encouraging local childcare providers to apply to a €6m Government investment fund which has just opened to applications. The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone has announced the opening of applications for the 2019 Early Learning and Care and …

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 …