Naughten welcomes funding for Convent grounds in Roscommon Town

In Families, Health, Infrastructure, Mid-Roscommon, News, Young People by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the allocation of €136,484 to begin the process of redeveloping the Convent grounds in Roscommon Town. This is an ambitious project spearheaded by Roscommon County Council in cooperation with the trustees of the sports complex and grounds which will see the redevelopment of lands to facilitate many sporting organisations throughout County Roscommon. “While we …

€185,000 for improvements to local community facilities

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

Local TD, Denis Naughten has welcomed the allocation of €187,275 by Minister Michael Ring to 50 community facilities throughout County Roscommon & East Galway.   The funding has been provided to help community groups with the purchase of equipment and the upgrade to community facilities to increase their use by local groups   The funding allocated to County Roscommon includes …

Minister Zappone approves funding to assist with childcare insurance costs

In Families, Infrastructure, Local Issues, News by Denis Naughten

In recognition of a difficult year for childcare providers Minister Zappone has informed me that she has now approved a once off Programme Support payment which will be made available in the coming days averaging €1,500 per provider.   This funding is in response to the sharp rise in insurance costs.   I’ve recently received a number of representations regarding …

€137,000 to address flooding on Drum Road– Naughten

In Infrastructure, News, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local TD, Denis Naughten has confirmed the allocation of €108,000 from Minister Boxer Moran towards the cost of addressing an ongoing flooding problem on the Drum Road, at Crancam. The total cost of works, which will be completed by Roscommon County Council is €137,000. These works will address the risk of flooding to homes as well as a serious traffic …

Confidence vote on Housing Minister

In Blog, Families, Infrastructure, Older People by Denis Naughten

This no-confidence motion was a political stunt by the Social Democrats to garner support in last weeks by-elections. If they had been serious about the housing crisis they would not have tried to undermine the national broadband plan which would help to make vacant homes in towns, villages and rural areas attractive to families who can work remotely thus bringing …

€13m boost for local economy as broadband plan gets green light – Naughten

In Infrastructure, Local Issues by Denis Naughten

plan gets green light – Naughten Local hubs will be first to benefit “The approval of the National Broadband Plan today, will transform rural Ireland and provide it with the opportunity to bring new families and new investment into our local communities” says Denis Naughten TD. “A conservative analysis of the benefit of broadband to every home and business in …

Historic day as contract signed for rural broadband – Naughten

In Infrastructure, News by Denis Naughten

Today’s signing of the contract to proceed with the National Broadband Plan is “one of the defining days in the history of our country and will be the turning point for the revitalisation of rural Ireland”, says Denis Naughten TD. “When I entered Government my absolute priority as Minister was to ensure that high-speed broadband was provided to close to …

Nearly €1m for 31 local sports projects – Naughten

In Families, Health, Infrastructure, Local Issues, News, Young People by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the allocation of €930,751 to 31 local sporting organisations in Roscommon & East Galway stating that “this investment will improve local sports facilities and ensure far greater levels of participation in sport”. Among the Roscommon allocations is €73,377 for Elphin GAA club, €55,832 for St Aidan’s GAA Football Club, €52,779 for St Dominic’s Park …

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: