Key questions that must be answered on Lanesboro power station closure

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  This evening in Dáil Éireann I asked Richard Bruton to provide answers to key questions regarding the layoff of Bord na Mona staff as a result of the shutdown of Lanesboro Power Station Between direct and indirect jobs we are looking at close to 1000 people being impacted upon by this decision For the full Dáil debate see: https://youtu.be/eg8KFIgNkSs

Irish suckler beef 35 times better for environment that from Brazil – Naughten

In Agriculture, Environment, News, Uncategorized by Denis Naughten

Taoiseach agrees to evaluate environmental aspect of deal   Denis Naughten has secured a commitment from the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar that the environmental and climate aspect of the Mercosur deal will be evaluated by Government, not just the economic aspects of the deal. The Roscommon Galway TD believes that such an evaluation will expose the fact that the carbon footprint …

Town and Village Renewal Scheme announced

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Denis Naughten encourages communities and Roscommon and Galway Councils to work closely on applications Local TD Denis Naughten is pleased to confirm that Government funding will be available for rural towns and villages across Ireland through the 2019 Town and Village Renewal Scheme.   Over the next 15 months up to 200 towns and villages throughout the country including areas in Roscommon and Galway, will benefit from the funding scheme announced this morning by Minister …

Naughten welcomes Imagine investment in rural broadband for Roscommon & Galway

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Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the announcement by Imagine that it is to invest €300m in rolling out Ireland’s first 5G wireless broadband service, specifically focusing on rural Ireland. “Between now and next June the new 5G broadband service with speeds of 150mbps will be available on masts including sites in Ballaghaderreen, Sliabh Ban, Sliabh O’Flynn Castlerea, Mount Mary …

€15.9m investment in County Roscommon roads – Naughten

In East-Roscommon, Infrastructure, Local Issues, Mid-Roscommon, News, North-Roscommon, South Roscommon, Uncategorized, West-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local TD, Denis Naughten has confirmed a €15.9m investment programme for 2019 for regional and local roads throughout County Roscommon. This funding is a 16% increase on 2018, which includes funding for restoration and improvements works on roads across County Roscommon as well as €300,000 for bridge rehabilitation works and €285,000 for safety improvement works, allocated by Shane Ross TD, …

€64,000 for Roscommon Community Service Groups – Naughten

In Business & Jobs, Disability, East-Roscommon, Education, Jobs, Local Issues, Mid-Roscommon, News, North-Roscommon, Older People, Tourism, Uncategorized, West-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has acknowledged the allocation of €64,000 for local community groups to help deal with the cost of increases to the minimum wage but has called for an urgent review of the full cost of running these valuable community companies.   “Minister Michael Ring has allocated €64,000 to 13 local organisations to help them alleviate the financial …

Dublin employers can cut wage bill 10% by expanding into Heartlands – Naughten

In Business & Jobs, East Galway, East-Roscommon, Jobs, Local Issues, Mid-Roscommon, News, North-Roscommon, South Roscommon, Tourism, Uncategorized, West-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten TD has called on Dublin based companies looking to expand to consider creating jobs in Ireland’s Heartlands which offers employees a better lifestyle with lower costs, while remaining accessible to Dublin.  “Not only are we now looking at the town of Athlone rapidly developing into one of the key European software hubs, but there is also ample office …

Naughten confirms €370,000 to fix 56 non-public roads throughout Roscommon

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Local Minister Denis Naughten has confirmed an allocation of €370,290 to repair 56 small, but vitally important private/non-public roads throughout Roscommon. The funding has been allocated by the Government under the Local Improvement Scheme. Among the allocations are non-public roads in Grallagh, Fairymount (€13,403), Clooneyquin (€13,973), Curry, Ballymurray (€13,662), Cagglestack (€13,662) and Corrigeenroe, Boyle (€12,420) as well as a series …

Roscommon Hospital

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QUESTION NO: 493 DÁIL QUESTION addressed to the Minister for Health (Dr. James Reilly) by Deputy Denis Naughten for WRITTEN ANSWER on 02/11/2011 * To ask the Minister for Health further to his commitments of 21 July 2011 at the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children, if he will report on the independent review of the medical research into …