Senator Maura Hopkins welcomes creation of Intreo Centre in Roscommon Town

Fine Gael Senator Maura Hopkins has said that it is “very positive” that the Department of Social Protection Offices in Roscommon Town are to be upgraded to an Intreo Centre. The Departments services are currently divided between the Branch Office…

Senator Maura Hopkins confirms support for Leo Varadkar in FG race

Senator Maura Hopkins has confirmed her support for Leo Varadkar in the race to succeed Enda Kenny as leader of Fine Gael and Taoiseach of the country. In a statement released last night Maura Hopkins said “I know him (Varadkar)…

Locals react to Enda Kenny’s resignation; sides taken in race to find successor

Local Politicians have paid tribute to An Taoiseach Enda Kenny who announced his decision to step down as Fine Gael leader yesterday. In addition, local Fine Gael representatives have been taking sides in the race to succeed the Mayo man.…

Senator Maura Hopkins – “no quick fix” to Ballaghaderreen unemployment issues

Commenting at meeting between Oireachtas Members and civic leaders in Ballaghaderren Fine Gael Senator Maura Hopkins said that there is “no quick fix to the issues Ballaghaderreen is facing”. Yesterday’s meeting, which was facilitated by Maura Hopkins, included a number…

Senator Maura Hopkins welcomes progress on Ballaghaderreen Barracks works

Senator Maura Hopkins has said that “it is extremely good news that refurbishment works on the Ballaghaderreen Garda Barracks are taking place. Speaking yesterday the Senator said “I have been informed by An Tanaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality,…

12 Roscommon Schools to benefit from Summer Works Scheme

The Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton TD has announced that 12 Roscommon Schools are among 438 nationwide to have been allocated funding under the Summer Works Scheme. Overall €47 million is being allocated nationally to the Scheme and…

Senator Maura Hopkins calls on state agencies to prioritise Ballaghaderreen following ECMI job losses

Senator Maura Hopkins has called on state agencies and government departments to properly prioritise the town of Ballaghaderreen following the news that the ECMI Plant is set to close. Commenting on the closure Maura Hopkins said “it is a very…

Politicians disappointed at temporary closure of St Josephs Mental Health Day Centre in Ballaghaderreen

Local Politicians have expressed their disappointment at the temporary closure of St Josephs Mental Health Day Centre in Ballaghaderreen due to staffing issues. Service users at St Josephs Mental Health Day Centre will be facilitated at other nearby facilities during…

Politicians receive assurances on future of local Health Care Centres

A number of local politicians have moved to reassure the public about the future of local Health Care Centres throughout North Roscommon. There were fears for the future of a number of Health Care Centres earlier this week following a…

Senator Maura Hopkins raises Castlerea Fire Station issue with Minister Coveney

Senator Maura Hopkins has raised the issue of the temporary closure of Castlerea Fire Station with Minister Simon Coveney. Castlerea Fire Station has been closed for the past two months as a result of a staffing shortage caused by illnesses.…

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