Vacant Property Refurbishment Grant

In Families, Infrastructure, Local Issues, News, Uncategorized by Denis Naughten

Vacant Property Grant Application Form The Vacant Property Refurbishment Grant provides funding so you can refurbish vacant and derelict homes. It can also be used to renovate properties that have not been used as residential properties before. To get the grant you must live in the home as your principal private residence when the work is completed. You can get …

Naughten welcomes grant of up to €50,000 for empty homes

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Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the announcement that families can now apply for a grant of €30,000 to refurbish a home that has been vacant for two years, with an additional top-up grant of up to €20,000 if the property is derelict. Up to now this grant was only available for vacant property in towns and villages but it …

“Mean” test for carers must be abolished – Naughten

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Cathaoirleach of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Social Protection, Denis Naughten TD, has said we must work towards a financial support system for family carers which is “designed around the care that is given and not how must is in the bank account of the husband or wife of a full-time carer”. “The Social Protection Committee has received evidence of …

UK research may provide diagnosis for long Covid – Naughten

In Health, News, Posts by Topic, Uncategorized by Denis Naughten

UK researchers have found previously undetected damage to the lungs of long Covid patients, which may prove a vital tool in providing a definitive diagnosis for those who have not fully recovered from Covid-19 months after their initial infection, says Denis Naughten TD. “The research team in the UK has reported the use of specialist MRI techniques to identify lung …

Naughten seeks Government meeting on Lough Funshinagh

In Agriculture, Environment, Families, Mid-Roscommon, News, Uncategorized by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has written to Ministers Patrick O’Donovan & Darragh O’Brien seeking a meeting to explore all possible options following the High Court injunction obtained by The Friends of the Irish Environment, which has halted works at Lough Funshinagh in County Roscommon.   “The current situation could leave the community in a position where they could be forced …

Naughten welcomes publication of greenway routes through ‘hidden’ East Galway

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      Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the publication of the five route corridors for the new Greenway from Athlone to Galway city, through counties Roscommon and Galway. “Addressing the design team last Friday, I pointed out that it is positive to see the proposed alternative routes start off by looking at the available State-owned land and that …

Ignoring funding local mental health during will have long term consequences – Naughten

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

Families and individuals without vital mental health supports are left in desperate situation   Local TD, Denis Naughten has said that the disclosure of the fact that not one additional cent of pandemic funding has been provided for mental health services in Roscommon, Galway & Mayo will have long term consequences for individuals and families over the weeks and months …

Where is ‘Be On Call For Ireland’ as nursing home left without staff?

In East Galway, News, Older People, Posts by Topic, Uncategorized by Denis Naughten

Urgent action needed to protect nursing home residents – Naughten   Denis Naughten TD has called for clarity on staff available under the Be On Call For Ireland initiative to deal with a crisis situation has arisen in a nursing home in the West of Ireland, which has had just three staff running the facility for the last three days. …