Increasing Sports Grant could create 316 jobs in Galway – Naughten

In Business & Jobs, East Galway by Denis Naughten

Galway clubs plan to invest over €25m in facilities Denis Naughten TD has revealed that the Government could treble the sports grant allocation to County Galway, creating 316 jobs without costing the taxpayer one additional cent. 153 Galway clubs have submitted applications under the Sports Capital Grant Scheme, with plans to invest over €25m in sport & recreation facilities throughout …

Increasing Sports Grant could create 42 jobs in Leitrim – Naughten

In Business & Jobs by Denis Naughten

Leitrim clubs plan to invest over €2.7m in facilities Local TD, Denis Naughten has revealed that the Government could treble the sports grant allocation to County Roscommon, creating 84 jobs without costing the taxpayer one additional cent. 48 Roscommon clubs have submitted applications under the Sports Capital Grant Scheme, with plans to invest over €5m in sport & recreation facilities …

1,350 local families in serious mortgage arrears – Naughten

In Families by Denis Naughten

Banks must provide for debt restructuring Local TD Denis Naughten has highlighted the fact that 1,350 families in Roscommon and South Leitrim are in mortgage arrears of three months– based on an analysis of figures released by the Central Bank. “These families are in a dire situation and the additional costs of returning to school, along with the failure to …

Increasing Sports Grant could create 84 jobs in Roscommon– Naughten

In Business & Jobs by Denis Naughten

Roscommon clubs plan to invest over €5m in facilities Local TD, Denis Naughten has revealed that the Government could treble the sports grant allocation to County Roscommon, creating 84 jobs without costing the taxpayer one additional cent. 48 Roscommon clubs have submitted applications under the Sports Capital Grant Scheme, with plans to invest over €5m in sport & recreation facilities throughout …

Recruitment freeze to hit Roscommon Hospital services

In Health by Denis Naughten

  Announced with great fanfare less than 2 weeks ago, the expanded endoscopy service at Roscommon County Hospital has now been hit by a new staff recruitment ban announced by the HSE claims local TD, Denis Naughten.   “Even though we are told that the Roscommon/Galway hospital group is outside the remit of the HSE, it seems when it comes …

NPWS must clean up act on Shannon flooding or face court–Naughten

In Agriculture, Infrastructure, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Dáil report seeks practical action on Shannon flooding A Dáil Committee has today called on the National Parks & Wildlife Service (NPWS) to facilitate the immediate cleaning of silt from the River Shannon or face possible action from the European Commission. The Dáil Environment Committee called for action from the NPWS pointing out that the state agency and ultimately the …

Students should apply now for college grant – Naughten

In Young People by Denis Naughten

Local TD, Denis Naughten has urged students who plan to start a 3rd college course or PLC course this autumn, not to wait until they receive an offer to apply for a student grant. Denis Naughten explained: “While the closing date for new applicants to apply for the coming college year is the 31st of August, the sooner the application …

Naughten welcomes expansion of Roscommon’s Endoscopy Service

In Health by Denis Naughten

Local TD, Denis Naughten has welcomed the announced expansion of the Endoscopy Service at Roscommon County Hospital, stating that it was a “long overdue development”. “Over the years I had pressed numerous Ministers’ for Health on the need to invest in the endoscopy service at Roscommon County Hospital, and this was one of the commitments which I received from Minister …

Realignment of army brigade structure ignores Athlone’s strategic location – Naughten

In Business & Jobs, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has expressed disappointment following the announcement by the Defence Minister of his plan to dismantle the 4th Western Brigade and downgrade the status of Custume Barracks, Athlone, which will result in up to 200 personnel and their families being forced to relocate. The announcement also confirms that there will be 971 personnel to be based at …