Naughten seeks special tax support for midland peat region

In Jobs, News by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten TD will table an amendment to the Finance Bill this week seeking the introduction of enhanced tax relief for those who invest in business and job creation across counties Roscommon, East Galway, Longford, Offaly, Westmeath & Laois. The Roscommon Galway TD is looking for an increase in the tax relief which would be available under the Employment Investment …

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 …

Midlands facing economic catastrophe in just 53 days – Naughten

In Jobs, Local Issues, News by Denis Naughten

  Local TD Denis Naughten has again raised the need for support for Bord na Mona staff and new job opportunities for the midland Counties in Dáil Eireann.   Denis Naughten pointed out that the public service obligation finishes for Lough Ree Power on the 9th of December and for  West Offaly on the 31st of December next. He also …

500 new jobs and €6m investment fund for midlands – Naughten

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

Opportunity for decentralisation of staff to Roscommon Town   Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the allocation of €31m to the Midland counties as a positive first step to stimulate the local economy and support staff in Bord na Mona and the ESB. “During my discussions on Budget 2020 I pressed hard for the need to support the local economy …

Economic catastrophe facing midlands in 68 days

In Environment, Jobs, News, Video by Denis Naughten

Local TD’s had a meeting with the Bord na Mona group of unions yesterday. They informed us that the company is currently borrowing money on a day-to-day basis to pay staff The public service obligation finishes for Lough Ree Power on the 9th of December and for  West Offaly on the 31st of December next. This is completely unsustainable We …

Update on Bord na Mona situation

In Blog, Jobs by Denis Naughten

Update on Bord na Mona situation Today, along with other local TDs I had a meeting with the Bord na Mona group of unions where I outlined the work that I have been doing on the issue of job protection for staff over the last number of weeks. I’m attaching what I outlined to the unions below. On foot of …

Government must immediately release €30m in funds for bog rehabilitation -Naughten

In Business & Jobs, Environment, Jobs, News, Tourism, Uncategorized by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten has called on Government to release €30m from the Climate Action Fund to immediately commence work on cut away bog rehabilitation in light of serious concerns raised by unions regarding the future of 2,000 Bord na Mona jobs across the midlands. Deputy Naughten secured a commitment from An Taoiseach that money from the Climate Action Fund should be …

Naughten welcomes recommencement of electricity generation at Lanesboro

In East-Roscommon, Jobs, News, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

ESB considering new planning application for Shannonbridge Station   Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the announcement that the ESB is to start powering back up Lough Ree Power station in Lanesboro over the coming week. “This announcement which is based on the current conditions on the River Shannon will come as a relief to the 400 families in the …