Gas network connects to Centre Parcs – Naughten

In East-Roscommon, Environment, News, Tourism by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has confirmed that the Centre Parcs holiday resort in Ballymahon, Co. Longford, was connected to the national gas network just before Christmas describing it as “another significant milestone in the development of tourism as part of Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands”. During his time as Energy Minister Denis Naughten was instrumental in securing the construction of the gas …

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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 …

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 …

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€640k for local walking trails – Naughten

In East-Roscommon, Local Issues, Mid-Roscommon, News, South Roscommon, Tourism by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has confirmed the allocation of €641,000 for new and enhanced walking trails in County Roscommon, which will benefit the local community and tourism development. Denis Naughten outlined that €200,000 has been allocated to upgrade the paths in the Loughnaneane Park in Roscommon Town, with a further €92,000 to enhance aspects of the Suck Valley Way. On …

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Plastic ban

In Blog, Environment, Posts by Topic by Denis Naughten

I’m very pleased to see that my initiative on banning single use plastics has been progressed by Government today. Plastic is destroying our waters, our oceans, our climate and ultimately our health. This ban by Government is a significant step forward in banning single use plastics, outright. Government is now banning single use plastics in all public buildings, including schools. …

Minister Naughten announces €55k for environmental projects in Roscommon-Galway

In Environment, Local Issues, News by Denis Naughten

Local Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Denis Naughten is announcing the projects across Roscommon-Galway that have been successful under the 2018 Local Agenda 21 (LA21) Environmental Partnership Fund.  This fund supports local environmental initiatives by communities, individuals and not-for-profit groups. Roscommon has 23 projects, receiving total funding of €19,550, and Galway county has 30 projects, with funding of €36,110, confirmed Minister Naughten. …

Naughten confirms €27,500 to support work of Men’s Sheds across Roscommon-Galway

In Families, Health, Local Issues, News, Older People by Denis Naughten

Minister Denis Naughten has confirmed over €27,500 in funding to support the work of Men’s Sheds across Roscommon-Galway. The Men’s Sheds movement in Ireland is growing since the first Men’s Shed was established almost seven years ago.  There are now more than 10,000 members and at least four communities a week are calling for new Sheds in their areas. “Across …

Nursing home changes will support family businesses and farms – Naughten

In Agriculture, Business & Jobs, News, Older People by Denis Naughten

Local Minister Denis Naughten has confirmed Cabinet approval this week of changes to the Nursing Home Support Scheme which he says “will remove a huge financial burden from family farms and small, family-run businesses”. “The decision by Minister Jim Daly to reform the Fair Deal nursing home scheme and not to discriminate against family businesses and farm families is a …

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‘Reimagining St. Brigid’s’ report shows consensus on site’s future – Minister Naughten

In East Galway, News by Denis Naughten

The report on potential uses for the future of the St. Brigid’s campus in Ballinasloe highlights “a very clear consensus around the vision for St. Brigid’s and the next step”, Minister Denis Naughten has confirmed. The report follows Minister Naughten’s discussion-based workshop as part of his project ‘Reimagining St. Brigid’s’ and highlights that those who attended – State agencies as …