Press Release

Minister Máire Hoctor will visit the Nás na Ríogh Housing Association in Naas

Ms Máire Hoctor, Minister of State at the Department of Health and Children with responsibility for Older People, will visit the Nás na Ríogh Housing Association in Naas on Tuesday next, 7th August, 2007. The development project undertaken by the Association will provide 53 apartments for older people in the heart of Naas town centre.

The scheme also has an intergenerational aspect, incorporating the redevelopment of the Parish Centre into a multi-purpose community facility, offering meeting/activity rooms, counselling rooms, a music rehearsal space, etc.

Welcoming the development, Minister Hoctor said: “Nás na Ríogh is an innovative housing project for older people. Its safe and central location will allow residents to participate to the fullest extent in the life of the town” She concluded by wishing Nás na Ríogh continued success in the future.

Minister Hoctor will also visit the Day Activity Centre, Kilnamanagh Community Centre, Tree Park Road, Kilnamanagh, Tallaght, on Wednesday, 8th August at 12.00 noon. The Minister will be accompanied by Mr Charlie O’Connor TD.