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 …

Naughten seeks redevelopment of Roscommon Courthouse

In Mid-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

The Court Service is in discussion with Roscommon County Council about the future of Roscommon Courthouse, with a view to redeveloping the building to meet modern court requirements, according to Denis Naughten TD. The existing courthouse building is totally inappropriate not only in terms of physical access for people with a disability but also in catering for family law cases. …

Bord na Móna can provide solutions to flooding – Naughten

In Roscommon-South Leitrim by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten TD is calling for Bord na Móna to become an integral part of the flood relief planning for the Rivers Shannon and Suck due to the unique skills available to the company. Speaking in Clonown at the weekend Denis Naughten said: “By allowing cut away bogs located North of Lough Ree, South of Athlone and within the catchment of …