€82k for local sensory gardens – Naughten

In Disability, East Galway, Education, Families, News, North-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the allocation of €82,302 for the development of three sensory gardens in Roscommon/Galway. Lawrencetown Community Development has secured €13,943, Kilronan Community Playschool has secured €23,800 and Keadue Sportsfield has received €44,559 in funding for sensory gardens from Minister Michael Ring. These sensory gardens are designed to stimulate the senses and can be of particular benefit …

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€240,000 for local school & play area projects – Naughten

In Education, Families, Local Issues, News, Young People by Denis Naughten

Funding will save lives on our roads   Local TD, Denis Naughten has welcomed the allocation of €240,270 for 9 school safety and play area projects across County Roscommon under the CLÁR programme 2019.   “This funding, provided by Minister Michael Ring will provide greatly improved playing facilities for children in Castlerea Demesne and Clooneyquinn National School”.   “It will …

Enough carers suffering from depression to fill Croke Park

In Families, Health, News, Older People by Denis Naughten

More than 68,000 carers in Ireland suffer from depression, nearly enough people to fill every seat in Croke Park, claims Denis Naughten TD. He told the Dáil last night: “A large proportion of those carers suffer depression as a result of never getting a break and for carers who are providing care seven days a week, 24 hours a day, access …

Effective Carbon taxes should not bring in more money – Naughten

In Families, News by Denis Naughten

Diesel and electricity taxes could be reduced NOT increased   The objective of carbon taxes should not be to bring in more money, TD Denis Naughten has stated. Instead he has pointed out that if such taxes are to be successful they should generate less money for Government.   “We will face protests such as the yellow vest protests in …

€215,000 funding for 6 local childcare providers – Naughten

In Families, News by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has confirmed that six childcare providers across Roscommon and East Galway have received capital funding of €214,807 to create more places for under 3s, school age children and for fire safety improvements. The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone, has announced a total national allocation of €6.25m to create an additional 3,600 childcare places through capital funding for providers …

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 …

Cash grants for schools, playgrounds and community wellbeing

In Blog, Disability, Families, Health, Infrastructure, Older People, Young People by Denis Naughten

I’m encouraging local community groups to work with both Roscommon & Galway County Council’s on proposals for grants that support projects in rural areas. CLÁR programme has just been launched and it provides funding for small scale projects in rural areas that have suffered significant levels of population decline. The kind of projects being funded under the 2019 CLÁR programme …

Taoiseach to coordinate support for children with hearing misdiagnosis – Naughten

In Families, News, Young People by Denis Naughten

  Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the commitment by An Taoiseach that his office will coordinate the supports provided by Government Departments to 106 children and young adults involved in the failings associated with their HSE hearing assessments. The Taoiseach was responding to a call by Denis Naughten for greater education supports for those effected to ensure that they …

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 …