Renewables Plan Must Be Resourced And Support Farm Scale – IFA

IFA’s Renewables Chairman James Murphy has called on Energy Minister Denis Naughten to progress the proposed renewable heat and renewable electricity schemes, and ensure that the schemes are adequately funded and directed towards farm-scale renewable projects. Speaking following a meeting with Minister Naughten last week, James Murphy said, “The message from the recent meeting of […]

Open Day In Gurteen College Will Highlight Potential For Energy In Agriculture

A major open day, Energy in Agriculture 2017 will take place at Gurteen College, Ballingarry, Roscrea on Tuesday, 22nd August. This FREE event will feature talks on all aspects of energy use and generation on fa00rm, practical demonstrations and sixty industry exhibitors.   Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Naughten TD will open the event. He […]

If Mobile Phone Coverage Is This Bad, What Hope Is There For Broadband – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has called on the Minister for Communications Denis Naughten to urgently investigate what measures his Department can take to combat increasingly poor mobile phone coverage. Deputy McGrath was speaking as frustration continues to grow in large parts of rural Ireland where consistent and reliable mobile coverage is practically non-existent: “Many of […]

Launch of An Taisce’s National Spring Clean 2017

Minister Naughten kick off National Spring Clean 2017 in massive clean-up in his home county Roscommon Minister Naughten appeals to everyone to play their part in tackling Ireland’s litter problem 31 March, 2017 | Today the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Naughten, launched the 2017 National Spring Clean, Ireland’s largest and longest […]

Repak launches nationwide ‘Recycle and Change for the Better’ schools programme

This morning, Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Denis Naughten and Repak CEO Seamus Clancy launched the Repak ‘Recycle and Change for the Better’ schools programme at O’Connell CBS Primary School, Drumcondra. The nationwide education programme will target 1st to 6th class students across 3,300 primary schools, reaching a total of 398,812 pupils. The […]

Concerns For Future Of Bord na Mona Littleton Plant Increasing – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has called on the Minister of Communications, Climate Action and Environment Denis Naughten to confirm that he will commit to the future of the Bord na Mona plant at Littleton in County Tipperary. Deputy McGrath was speaking after Bord na Móna confirmed it is carrying out a comprehensive review of its […]

North Tipp Ogra Congratulates Penrose and Naughton

A recent meeting of North Tipperary Ogra Fianna Fail saw a motion being passed which extended congratulations to Fine Gael Deputy Denis Naughten and Labour Deputy Willie Penrose. The motion commended the deputies for standing up for pre-election promises, undertaken by both Fine Gael and Labour, on behalf of their constituents. Arthur Griffin, Chair of […]