Just 1 in 8 local children with hearing misdiagnosis sought additional school support – Naughten

In Disability, Education, Families, Health, Local Issues, News by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has expressed surprise that just 1 in 8 children who had their hearing loss misdiagnosed by the HSE in Roscommon and Mayo have applied to the Department of Education for additional resource support in school. Denis Naughten was speaking following a meeting between the parents and the HSE as well as other Government agencies recently where …

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 funding for Boyle Greenway

In Business & Jobs, Infrastructure, Local Issues, News, Tourism, West-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the allocation of €500,000 under the Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme for 2018 for the development of the greenway linking Boyle Town with Lough Key Forest Park. “The funding has been allocated by Minister Michael Ring and is a significant endorsement by Government of the Boyle 2040 Plan, as this link between the town and the …

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 …

€20,000 sports funding for County Roscommon – Naughten

In East-Roscommon, Families, Local Issues, Mid-Roscommon, News, North-Roscommon, South Roscommon, West-Roscommon, Young People by Denis Naughten

Funding of €20,000 has been allocated by the Government to assist with the training of sports volunteers working with targeted groups in County Roscommon, local TD Denis Naughten has confirmed. Minister Shane Ross has allocated €15,000 for volunteers working within disadvantaged communities and with people with disabilities. He has allocated a further €5,000 for young people who can assist with …

Naughten welcomes €83,000 for Rathcroghan Tours and making local homes warmer

In East Galway, East-Roscommon, Energy, Environment, Families, Local Issues, Mid-Roscommon, News, North-Roscommon, Older People, South Roscommon, Tourism, West-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the allocation by Minister Michael Ring of over €83,000 to Tulsk Action Group and Midland Warmer Homes in Curraghboy.     “Tulsk Action Group has received €20,000 towards the cost of purchasing a minibus to facilitate visitors accessing the archeological sites of Rathcroghan. This investment will help increase tourist numbers locally as well as …

Naughten welcomes €14m road investment for 2019

In Business & Jobs, East-Roscommon, Infrastructure, Mid-Roscommon, News, South Roscommon, West-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local TD, Denis Naughten has welcomed the allocation of €14.3m investment by Transport Infrastructure Ireland in the national road network throughout County Roscommon.   “This investment includes €4m for the new section of road at the Hill of Oran, resurfacing of Athleague Village and the Town of Castlerea and the upgrading of sections of the Boyle to Athlone road”.   …

County Galway made up nearly 1 in 8 air ambulance rescues – Naughten

In East Galway, Health, News by Denis Naughten

2019 will see expansion on air ambulance service   “It has been revealed that nearly one out of every 8 air ambulance call outs last year where to emergencies in County Galway” says local TD, Denis Naughten.   In 2018 the air ambulance responded to 49 emergencies in Mayo, followed by Galway on 36 and Roscommon on 30. In total …

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 …

Gas network connects to Centre Parcs – Naughten

In East-Roscommon, Environment, News, Tourism by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has confirmed that the Centre Parcs holiday resort in Ballymahon, Co. Longford, was connected to the national gas network just before Christmas describing it as “another significant milestone in the development of tourism as part of Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands”. During his time as Energy Minister Denis Naughten was instrumental in securing the construction of the gas …