Statement by Denis Naughten TD on the threat to jobs at Lund, Athlone

In Business & Jobs, Featured, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

On foot of contact from staff in the company concerned, I’ve been in direct communication with the office of the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation, Minister Richard Bruton. I understand that there are very serious challenges facing the company and its workforce. I’ve been informed that the IDA have engaged directly with Lund Precision Products Ltd and have scheduled …

New Government must do business in a different way

In Blog, Featured by Denis Naughten

It was clear from today’s round table meeting on a partnership approach to Government, that there is an acknowledgement by all present that the Dáil must find new ways of doing business, if a Government is to be able to operate in this changed political landscape. It is my view that today’s meeting was valuable and allowed independent TD’s and …

Political Partnership Agreement is the only way to secure a stable Government

In Blog, Featured by Denis Naughten

The General Election last month gave NO political party a mandate to govern and instead the electorate has decided that we all need to work together in the interests of our country. However while many of those I have spoken with, both within political parties and outside, are determined to make up a Government I’m of the belief that there …

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State pays for electronic tags, but no law to track sex offenders – Naughten

In Featured by Denis Naughten

The taxpayer is forking €102,000 per year for electronic tags yet the lack of laws to allow for the electronic tagging of sex offenders is undermining the security of women and children, claims Denis Naughten TD. “The Prison Service currently has 10 electronic tags which are used for prisoners on temporary release and also entered a contract for a further …

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Naughten uses election literature to save lives and reduce crime

In Featured, Health, Older People by Denis Naughten

Roscommon Galway candidate sends safety card to homes to improve security and ambulance response One candidate in the upcoming general election has decided to put his money where his mouth is and instead of promoting himself has decided to provide each home in his constituency with a card that will help to save lives and reduce crime, particularly against older people. …

Supporting small businesses – Video

In Featured by Denis Naughten

We need to support small businesses which have the potential to drive job creation locally. Here are some of my suggestions on the steps we can take.

Better broadband on the moon – Naughten

In Business & Jobs, Featured by Denis Naughten

Rural jobs threatened by lack of broadband The lack of good broadband access has been to the fore on during the election campaign to date, states Independent candidate Denis Naughten. “Over the campaign so far I’ve been inundated with complaints from rural businesses, start-ups and families who still cannot get decent speed broadband,” explained Denis Naughten. “The lack of decent …

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NCT for cars, why not for people? asks Naughten

In Featured, Health by Denis Naughten

Prevention must become buzz word for reformed health system. Reform of the health system must include a shift in focus to prevention rather than cure and must break the cycle of focusing health resources solely on those who are already sick, Denis Naughten has stated. “How come we have an NCT for cars, but not for people?” asks the independent …