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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 …

Naughten reiterates commitment to fight for reinstatement of emergency services

In Featured, Health by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten has reiterated his commitment to continue to fight to secure the reinstatement of emergency services at Roscommon Hospital in light of what he has described as “negative and misleading campaigning”. “I have proven my commitment to Roscommon Hospital and, in particular, to emergency services at the hospital and I will continue, if re-elected, to work as an Independent …

Westdoc service returned – Naughten

In Featured, Health, Mid-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Roscommon Galway Independent election candidate Denis Naughten has welcomed the decision by Westdoc to stop Roscommon Town based doctors travelling 70km to cover the Loughrea and Craughwell areas of Co. Galway. As a direct result of the objections raised by Denis Naughten, the out of hours GP service has decided to leave the Roscommon Town based doctor, who provides cover …

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Naughten welcomes local road safety works

In Featured, Local Issues, Roscommon-South Leitrim by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the allocation of funding to improve road safety and reduce the number of accidents at six dangerous locations in County Roscommon. Works are about to commence on realignment and improved traffic calming at the cross roads in Frenchpark Village, which was again the location of a recent serious accident. The works will initially be …