Senator Maura Hopkins calls for further health resources to be made available to Syrian Refugees

Senator Maura Hopkins says she believes that further health resources will need to be made available to the Syrian refugees who are set to arrive in Ballaghaderreen shortly. Senator Maura Hopkins was commenting following the news that €97,000 has been…

Roscommon Mental Health review to be published in early March

The lead investigator in the independent review into the Roscommon Mental Health Service has indicated that the report will be delivered to the HSE in early March. Explaining the 12 month delay in the publishing of the Roscommon Mental Health…

Maura Hopkins urges Schools not included in latest Deis Programme to act

Fine Gael Senator Maura Hopkins has urged Roscommon and Galway schools which were not included in the latest DEIS-designated school support programme to contact the Department of Education. Senator Maura Hopkins has stated that she has “received numerous calls last…

Senator Maura Hopkins welcomes new Resource Room for Tibohine NS

Fine Gael Senator Maura Hopkins has said that it is very positive that funding has been approved for the construction of a new Special Education Support Room that at Tibohine National School. Senator Hopkins stated, “The Minister for Education and…

Roscommon Youth Services set to re-open

The Phoenix Centre in Ballaghaderreen is among the local youth services which is set to re-open next week following work by the Roscommon Galway Education and Training Board. Foroige is set to take over as the interim service provider in…

Senator Maura Hopkins – “Phoenix Centre must re-open without delay”

Senator Maura Hopkins has urged the Roscommon Galway Education and Training Board to re-open the Phoenix Youth Centre in Ballaghaderreen “without delay”. Commenting on the meeting held with Oireachtas Representatives and officials from Roscommon Galway Education and Training Board last…

Senator Maura Hopkins to seek appeal on Cuan Aire Funding

Senator Maura Hopkins is to seek an appeal of the decision by Tusla, the Child and Family Agency, to cease funding counselling services in Cuan Aire Family Life Centre, Castlerea. Commenting on the issue Maura Hopkins said “I have expressed…

Maura Hopkins – Extra resources and staffing for special Education needs is “Very Positive

Fine Gael Senator Maura Hopkins the news that the Government is to provide 900 extra resource teachers and an extra €18 million to implement a new model for the allocation of resource teachers to support children with special educational needs…

Roscommon LEADER awarded 18 extra Rural Social Scheme places

The Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar has announced that an 18 extra Rural Social Scheme places have been allocated to Roscommon LEADER Partnership. The announcement will bring the total number of places on Rural Social Scheme administered by Roscommon…

Alternative providers being assessed for local Youth Services

The Department of Children and Youth Affairs have confirmed that replacement youth services will be established in the county by the end of this month. The news comes following the withdrawal of funding to Youth Work Ireland, which operated Youth…

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