75% grant aid for tourism websites in Irelands Hidden Heartlands

In News, Tourism by Denis Naughten

An investment fund to improve the online presence for business in Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands is open to community groups, business and the public sector. After a simple application process, selected applicants who meet the criteria stated by Failte Ireland will be invited to complete the Website Improvement Plan. Once the plan is completed, participants will be eligible for funding of …

Plan to develop major tourism festival for Hidden Heartlands will benefit whole region – Naughten

In News, Tourism by Denis Naughten

The plan by Fáilte Ireland to develop a high tourism impact festival that will motivate visitors to travel to Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands will benefit our whole region, local TD Denis Naughten has stated. Fáilte Ireland’s Plan is to develop a new festival of scale and international standing that has the potential to motivate 300,000 visitors to Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands at …

Naughten welcomes funding for Lake O’Flynn marina

In News, Tourism, West-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the announcement of funding for the development of a marina at Lake O’Flynn. The marina, which will be developed by Ballinlough Development Association, will include berths for 24 angling boats, a floating jetty, a fishing stand which includes access for those with reduced mobility, a playground, parking and toilet facilities. “I am delighted to …

Roadmap to resolve Civil Defence cover for 600 festivals welcomed – Naughten

In News, Tourism by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten TD has welcomed confirmation from the Department of Defence that progress has been made in mapping out a resolution to secure the continued operation of Civil Defence ambulance and emergency cover at up to 600 local sporting and community events from August next. “There has been a risk that the Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC) would not renew …

Summit to address Civil Defence ambulance & emergency cover -Naughten

In News, Tourism by Denis Naughten

Minister with responsibility for Defence Paul Kehoe  TD has confirmed to Denis Naughten that a summit is to be held between the Department of Defence, Local Authority Chief Executives and the Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC) to address the issue surrounding the provision of ambulance & emergency cover by the Civil Defence.   Deputy Naughten who has been in contact …

Naughten seeks to secure Civil Defence ambulance & emergency cover

In News, Tourism by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten TD has confirmed he has been engaging with Local Authority Chief Executives and the Minister for Defence regarding the need to secure the continued operation of ambulance and emergency cover at local sporting and community events from August next. “There is a risk that the Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC) will not renew its approval of certain Civil …

Local business promote Hidden Heartlands at International Tourism event – Naughten

In News, Tourism by Denis Naughten

Local tourism businesses were this week promoting County Roscommon and ‘Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands’  to influential international buyers and tour operators at Fáilte Ireland’s Meitheal, Ireland’s largest annual travel trade show.   The local tourism businesses including  Athlone Castle, Clonalis House, Rathcroghan Visitor Centre, Arigna Mining Experience, Hodson Bay Group, Kilronan Castle, Strokestown Park House, Lough Key Forest and Activity Park, …

Up to €500,000 available to bring tourists to towns in Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands – Naughten

In News, Tourism by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the announcement by Fáilte Ireland that it will invest €500,000 per county to boost the attractiveness and tourism appeal of towns across the country.  Through the scheme every County Council can submit a bid for funding of between €250,000 and €500,000 to develop up to two towns in their county which have the potential …

Local breakfasts win major awards – Naughten

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

Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands the place to go for best breakfasts   Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the fact that Roscommon and Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands has featured prominently in the Georgina Campbell Irish Breakfast Awards 2019 with awards going to Castlemine Farm, Gleeson’s Townhouse and the Wineport in Glasson. Derek & Brendan Allen at Castlemine Farm took the overall national …