€64,000 for Roscommon Community Service Groups – Naughten

In Business & Jobs, Disability, East-Roscommon, Education, Jobs, Local Issues, Mid-Roscommon, News, North-Roscommon, Older People, Tourism, Uncategorized, West-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has acknowledged the allocation of €64,000 for local community groups to help deal with the cost of increases to the minimum wage but has called for an urgent review of the full cost of running these valuable community companies.   “Minister Michael Ring has allocated €64,000 to 13 local organisations to help them alleviate the financial …

Naughten welcomes progress on Shannonbridge power station planning

In Agriculture, East Galway, East-Roscommon, Energy, Environment, Jobs, Local Issues, News, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed confirmation that the publication of a notice for planning application for the use of biomass in Shannonbridge power station in County Offaly will be placed this week. It is expected that a formal planning application will be submitted to An Bord Pleanála for the West Offaly power plant while an application to Longford County …

Naughten welcomes regeneration projects for Roscommon & Athlone

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

Denis Naughten TD has welcomed the approval of major projects in Roscommon Town and Athlone under the Urban Regeneration and Development Fund as part of Project Ireland 2040. The funding includes €780,000 for Roscommon County Council to support a suite of regeneration projects in The Square and Main Street area of Roscommon Town. The council has also received approval for …

Athlone’s Silicon Heartlands leading IDA jobs growth – Naughten

In Jobs, News, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

IDA employment in the midland region increased by 14% in 2018 with Athlone based Neueda Technologies leading the way with the planned creation of 200 jobs, according to Local TD Denis Naughten. “While we are starting from a low base in terms of IDA jobs, I hope this growth will be an indication of future jobs announcements. With the construction …

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Dublin employers can cut wage bill 10% by expanding into Heartlands – Naughten

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

Denis Naughten TD has called on Dublin based companies looking to expand to consider creating jobs in Ireland’s Heartlands which offers employees a better lifestyle with lower costs, while remaining accessible to Dublin.  “Not only are we now looking at the town of Athlone rapidly developing into one of the key European software hubs, but there is also ample office …

What are the jobs of the future?

In Blog, Business & Jobs, Education, Families, Jobs, Young People by Denis Naughten

As Leaving Certificate students return to school many of them are beginning to ask this question. The fact is that both Brexit and technology will have a direct impact on the future career paths for many of this years Leaving Certificate students. Recent studies have shown that half of Leaving Certificate students feel unprepared for the CAO form and that …

Major jobs boost as Athlone fast becoming the Silicon Heartlands – Naughten

In Business & Jobs, Jobs, News, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Minister Denis Naughten has welcomed the announcement by Neueda Technologies that it is to create 200 software development jobs in Athlone. Neueda Technologies, an IT training, development and consulting services company headquartered in Belfast, is establishing a Software Engineering Hub in Athlone where it will employ 200 staff over the next four years. “The announcement today by software firm Neueda …

National Skills Bulletin 2017

In Jobs, News by Denis Naughten

1 – Science Occupations Shortage Indicators Although science occupations account for a small share of overall employment (approximately 1% of national employment), these skills play a critical role in the performance and future growth of the high value added and exporting sectors of the economy, such as pharmaceuticals as well as in food processing. Although shortages have been identified in …

Naughten welcomes €100,000 funding for Castlerea Food Hub

In Jobs, News, West-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

An Chistin – the Food Hub in Castlerea – has been allocated €100,000 in REDZ (Rural Economic Development Zone) funding, local Minister Denis Naughten has confirmed today (Monday). The project will include a fully equipped which will allow individuals to train, develop and manufacture food products without incurring significant start-up costs. It will also serve as a training facility for chefs for …

Naughten encourages applications to Roscommon LEADER

In Jobs, Local Issues, News by Denis Naughten

Minister Denis Naughten is calling on promoters of local projects which can develop tourism, support existing employment or create new jobs to make an application to the local Roscommon LEADER fund. The fund, which is worth €8.8m between now and 2020, will support a range of projects covering areas such as economic development, enterprise development and job creation including rural …