Local Minister Denis Naughten has confirmed that the Cabinet has approved a new law which will help to speed up emergency flood relief works within the River Shannon catchment and the catchment areas of other rivers throughout the country. The new law which is included in the Planning and Development (Housing) and Residential Tenancies Bill 2016 will streamline the planning …
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 …
Independent General Election Candidate Denis Naughten has welcomed the relocation of the Westdoc out of hours GP service to Tuam stating that it will improve the response times for access to a GP between midnight and 8 am. Until recently this service operated from Knock, Co. Mayo, but this service is now based in Tuam in order to provide a …
Local TD Denis Naughten has described plans by the Saolta University Hospital Group to delay reviews of both maternity and A&E services at Portiuncula Hospital, which may not see the light of day until after the election in spring 2016, as “very concerning”.
Failure to explore alternative routes economic blow to communities
Thank you for following up on the recent points which I raised with you on the floor of Dail Eireann with regard to the greenway though County Galway.
Staff based at Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe & Mayo General Hospital, Castlebar have commenced training on new telemedicine machines which will provide 24 hour services to the hospital including an emergency stroke service that will save local lives, according to Deputy Denis Naughten.
The approval of €60,000 in funding for the town of Ballinasloe under the Rural Economic Development Zone project has been welcomed by local TD Denis Naughten.
Denis Naughten TD has again been in contact with the Minister for Transport, appealing to him to take a new approach to routing the greenway between Ballinasloe & Galway.
Denis Naughten has contacted Irish Water seeking a meeting with the technical staff involved if the boil water notice is not lifted on the Ballygar water scheme next week.