Immediate solutions – not more studies – needed to address flooding – Naughten

In Roscommon-South Leitrim by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten has described the impact of flooding on local homes and businesses after the severe rainfall as a result of Storm Desmond as “devastating”. “Since the last serious flooding in 2009 we have had some remedial works, and these are welcome, but many more were postponed pending the completion of consultants’ reports and the CFRAMS flood study,” stated Denis …

Irish Citizens being blocked from marrying – Naughten

In Families, Roscommon-South Leitrim by Denis Naughten

Failure to implement sham marriage law preventing Irish people marrying

Denis Naughten TD has called on the Tánaiste in the Dáil to directly intervene to ensure that all Irish citizens can avail of their constitutional right to get married, following a hold up in the implementation of the new law on sham marriages.

Only 1 in 6 sex offenders avail of treatment in prison – Naughten

In Roscommon-South Leitrim by Denis Naughten

Of the 451 sex offenders released from prison in the three years up to the end of 2015, just 73 – or one in six – have availed of a treatment programme which could reduce the risk of reoffending, reveals Denis Naughten TD. “At present the voluntary Building Better Lives treatment programme is only available at Arbour Hill, prison which …