Naughten works with Tidy Towns on election posters

In South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten has agreed with local Tidy Towns committees that the centre of towns and villages should be kept free of election posters. “The local Tidy Towns committees carry out great work on a voluntary basis and I am delighted to work with the organisations that have approached me by keeping these areas free of election posters,” stated Denis Naughten. …

Naughten has delivered already for North East Galway

In East Galway by Denis Naughten

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 …

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 …

Loughglynn gets “band-aid” ambulance service – Naughten

In Health, West-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has described the new ambulance service that is to be introduced from 1st February in Loughglynn as nothing more than a “political band-aid”. “What is to be introduced from 1st February, to serve West Roscommon and East Mayo, is a ‘borrowed’ ambulance from Roscommon Town, which when available will spend most of its time operating in …

Roscommon Town ambulance service to be slashed – Naughten

In Agriculture, Local Issues, Mid-Roscommon, Posts by Topic by Denis Naughten

Roscommon to lose its A&E ambulances from 1st February The Roscommon Town ambulance service is to be slashed from 1st February next following confirmation that an ambulance from Roscommon Town is to be relocated to Loughglynn. This will see the Roscommon base lose a third of its ambulances during the day and half of its ambulance coverage at night. “The …

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60% of those saved by flood works cannot get insurance

In Local Issues, Roscommon-South Leitrim by Denis Naughten

The insurance industry is trying to capitalise on flood victims by refusing them flood insurance even though they had informed their insurer of a flood wall protecting their home, claims Denis Naughten TD. A recent survey of the residents of the Derrymullen area of Ballinasloe, Co. Galway, who were flooded in November 2009 has shown that 60% of people cannot …