Cash grants for schools, playgrounds and community wellbeing

In Blog, Disability, Families, Health, Infrastructure, Older People, Young People by Denis Naughten

I’m encouraging local community groups to work with both Roscommon & Galway County Council’s on proposals for grants that support projects in rural areas. CLÁR programme has just been launched and it provides funding for small scale projects in rural areas that have suffered significant levels of population decline. The kind of projects being funded under the 2019 CLÁR programme …

Taoiseach to coordinate support for children with hearing misdiagnosis – Naughten

In Families, News, Young People by Denis Naughten

  Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the commitment by An Taoiseach that his office will coordinate the supports provided by Government Departments to 106 children and young adults involved in the failings associated with their HSE hearing assessments. The Taoiseach was responding to a call by Denis Naughten for greater education supports for those effected to ensure that they …

€128,497 for Galway & Roscommon youth clubs – Naughten

In News, Young People by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the allocation of €128,497 for small volunteer youth clubs in Counties Roscommon and Galway under the Local Youth Club Grant Scheme. “The funding allocated by my colleague Minister Katherine Zappone is an increase on last year’s allocation and will provide small volunteer-led youth clubs in Galway and Roscommon with greater capacity to reach more …

€455k for Roscommon & Galway Sports Partnerships – Naughten

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

Local TD, Denis Naughten has confirmed the allocation of €211,470 to Roscommon Sports Partnership and €243,346 to the Galway Sports Partnership to develop sporting programmes and increase participation in sporting activity across both Counties.   Denis Naughten said that “both Sports Partnerships have each received an allocation of €8,400 for Women in Sport programmes. This will fund sport and physical …

€25m Community Energy Grant Scheme open for applications – Naughten

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

Local TD Denis Naughten has called on communities and businesses to avail of a €25m Government fund for projects that deliver energy savings to communities, including public buildings, homes and businesses. “The objective behind the community energy grants is to help community groups, sporting organisations, homes and businesses right across the country to upgrade to more energy efficient premises. I …

Community Energy Grants for Sports Clubs

In Blog, Families, Young People by Denis Naughten

As Minister for Energy, I worked closely with the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland to help focus energy supports for sporting clubs. These supports can complement other investment by Government and local communities. Click on the link to find out more EnergySupportsClubsFinal SEAI Community Grants: https://www.seai.ie/grants/community-grants/

Naughten seeks public toilets in Loughnaneane Park

In Local Issues, Mid-Roscommon, News, Older People, Tourism, Young People by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has called on Roscommon County Council to examine locating public toilets in Loughnaneane Park in Roscommon Town. “This is an issue which will be familiar, in particular, to parents of young children who regularly use the park to visit the castle, duck pond and the playground as well as the park’s other amenities,” explained Denis Naughten. …

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€258,00 for 9 local sports projects, with further funding to come – Naughten

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

Local TD, Denis Naughten has welcomed the allocation of €258,000 to 9 local sporting organisations in Roscommon & East Galway stating that “this investment will improve local sports facilities and ensure far greater levels of participation in sport”.   The grants announced today by Minister Shane Ross represent the first set of allocations under the 2018 round of the Sports …

€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 …

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 …