Denis Naughten: I cannot accept that the digital world should go uncensored

In Blog, Families, Young People by Denis Naughten

Irish Independent, News Comment by Denis Naughten, 07/02/2017 Stories linking cyber bullying and suicide are sadly more common, but each story never less depressing or chilling writes Minister for Communications Denis Naughten on Internet Safety Day. The connection between the digital world and mental health is one that I am acutely concerned with particularly as a father of four young …

Funding for Ballinasloe Youth Project – Minister Naughten

In East Galway, News, Young People by Denis Naughten

The allocation of capital funding to Ballinasloe Youth Project has been confirmed by local Minister Denis Naughten. The project will receive almost €13,000 towards the purchase of equipment including a TV, laptops, pool table etc and is one of 86 youth projects across the country which will receive funding. The funding is being provided by the Minister for Children to …

Major step forward on bail monitoring welcome says Naughten

In News, Young People by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the decision to introduce a new bail supervision scheme for young offenders, which will not only keep young people out of prison but is also a major set forward in further strengthening the monitoring of all those on bail. This bail supervision scheme, which will be piloted in the Dublin area, will keep young …

Summerhill school investment plan welcome – Naughten 

In South Roscommon, Young People by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the announcement by Minister for Education, Jan O’Sullivan TD, that she is to fast track investment on the site of St. Joseph’s College, Summerhill, Athlone.  “I understand that the investment in the upgrade of school facilities is to commence in 2016, with a major development now planned for 2018,” stated Denis Naughten.  “While I …

Government accepts Bill to give information on paedophiles to parents – Naughten

In Families, Young People by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten TD has welcomed the Government’s decision to accept his legislation to allow information on sex offenders to be made available to the parents of children and vulnerable adults who may be at risk. He also welcomed confirmation that the legislation, which is to be introduced by Denis Naughten in the Dáil this week, is to be incorporated into …

Clonown receives €154k for community pitch – Naughten

In Local Issues, Young People by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the allocation of over €150,000 by LEADER for the development of a community park in the village of Clonown. Today (Monday) the Department of the Environment sanctioned the allocation of €154,186.83 in LEADER rural development funding by Roscommon LEADER Partnership to Clonown Community Site Project committee. “This project was spearheaded by the local community …