Naughten welcomes 100 new medical device jobs for Ballinasloe

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

The expansion of an existing medical device facility in Ballinasloe, which will create 100 new jobs, has been described as “a major boost for the future of the town” by local Minister Denis Naughten. “The creation of 100 jobs in Ballinasloe is the equivalent of 1000 jobs for Galway City, but what is far more significant is the fact that …

“National Broadband Plan will be the most significant investment in rural Ireland since rural electrification” – Naughten

In Featured, Local Issues by Denis Naughten

Speaking at an event in Grange National School, Co Roscommon, today, the Minister for Communications, Climate Change and Natural Resources, Denis Naughten T.D., today emphasised the Government’s strong commitment to revitalising rural Ireland through the implementation of the National Broadband Plan and other measures in the Programme for a Partnership Government. Minister Naughten said “The National Broadband Plan is a …

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. …