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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 …

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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 …

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 …