Naughten welcomes €38,000 to address road flooding in Ahascragh

In East Galway, Infrastructure, Local Issues, News by Denis Naughten

Local TD, Denis Naughten has received confirmation from Minister Kevin Boxer Moran that a sum of €38,250 has been allocated to address a flooding problem on the road between Ahascragh and Kilglass school.   “The flooding problem close to Quigleys garage was a serious road safety hazard and the funding from the Office of Public Works will provide for gully’s …

Roscommon Garda Divisional HQ

In Families, Infrastructure, Jobs, Mid-Roscommon, News, Video by Denis Naughten

Prior to the decision made by the Garda Commissioner to downgrade Roscommon Garda Divisional Headquatters I contacted the Minister for Justice and also raised the issue at the Justice Committee with the Commissioner. I’ve now received a reply from Minister Flanagan: GardaDivisionReply And here is what I said previously to the Commissioner:

Close to €1m to be invested in local community projects – Naughten

In East Galway, East-Roscommon, Infrastructure, Jobs, Local Issues, Mid-Roscommon, News, North-Roscommon, South Roscommon, Tourism, West-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local TD, Denis Naughten has welcomed the allocation of €688,000 for projects throughout County Roscommon from Creagh, Ballinasloe to Keadue in North Roscommon which with Council and community funding bringing the investment close to €1m. This funding from Minister Michael Ring is a welcome boost to local community groups, working in partnership with Roscommon County Council who are bringing new …

Monksland sewerage investment will support local jobs – Naughten

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

Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the investment of €2m to upgrade the wastewater treatment facilities in Monksland pointing out that this will “help support existing and new businesses in the Monksland area in providing additional local jobs” “The treatment plant in Monksland is the biggest and most important wastewater treatment plant in County Roscommon. It supports major employers in …

Planning sought for new cell block at Roscommon Garda Station – Naughten

In Infrastructure, Mid-Roscommon, News by Denis Naughten

  Local TD Denis Naughten has confirmed that planning permission is being sought for the development of new modern cells at the garda station in Roscommon Town. “The current cells do not meet modern standards and can pose unacceptable risks to both Gardai and those in custody in the garda station,” stated Denis Naughten. “As part of the redevelopment the …

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 …

Howlin approved sale of State-owned telecoms assets – Naughten

In Infrastructure, News by Denis Naughten

  Labour Leader chose to long-finger ownership decision on National Broadband Plan     Denis Naughten has received confirmation in a Dáil reply that Labour Leader Brendan Howlin approved the disposal of Coillte telecoms assets at a time, in 2015, when they could have been key to the delivery of the National Broadband Plan.   “Brendan Howlin is critical of the decision which …

Why did Labour kick broadband ownership decision beyond 2016 election?

In Blog, Infrastructure by Denis Naughten

I’ve been amazed at some of the commentary this week by former Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Brendan Howlin TD. Brenda has taken a new found interest in the ownership model on broadband infrastructure but yet has failed to explain why he and then Communications Minister Alex White, decided not to make a decision on the ownership model for …