Minister seeks to postpone date for HIQA action on St. Patrick’s – Naughten

In South Leitrim by Denis Naughten

The HSE and Minister of State at the Department of Health, Kathleen Lynch TD, are to seek a postponement of action by HIQA which would have a direct impact on the operation of the St. Patrick’s Hospital, Carrick-on-Shannon. While there are urgent steps which need to be taken to meet current concerns of HIQA, and these measures are ongoing, there …

Naughten calls east coast jobs to be brought to Carrick following AvantCard announcement

In Jobs, South Leitrim by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten TD has called on the IDA and the Jobs Minister to bring east coast job expansion plans to Carrick-on-Shannon following the announcement of 35 job losses at AvantCard. “Over the last couple of months we have businesses based on the east coast complaining that they cannot access affordable office accommodation or housing accommodation for staff,” explained Denis Naughten. …

Government must do more to bring financial companies out of Dublin – Naughten

In Jobs, South Leitrim by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has called on the Government to ensure that financial services companies are encouraged to establish operations outside Dublin. “The Government is developing a new strategy for the Financial Services Sector and I believe it is important that regional towns such as Carrick-on-Shannon form part of that strategy,” stated Denis Naughten. “With the loss of the Bank …

Naughten questions Minister on MBNA job losses

In Business & Jobs, South Leitrim by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has questioned the Jobs Minister, Richard Bruton TD, on action being taken to secure alternative employment for the MBNA staff laid off last month. Raising the issue in the Dáil, Denis Naughten said: “While it is all well and good to see job creation and job announcements on the east coast, the reality is that parts …

Naughten questions Minister on MBNA job losses

In Business & Jobs, South Leitrim by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has questioned the Jobs Minister, Richard Bruton TD, on action being taken to secure alternative employment for the MBNA staff laid off last month. Raising the issue in the Dáil, Denis Naughten said: “While it is all well and good to see job creation and job announcements on the east coast, the reality is that parts …

Naughten raises MBNA jobs in Dáil

In Business & Jobs, South Leitrim by Denis Naughten

Local TD, Denis Naughten has questioned the Jobs Minister, Richard Bruton TD, on the action being taken to secure alternative employment for MBNA staff. Responding to the question Minister Bruton stated that an inter-agency group has been established to focus on staff supports and sourcing an alternative business for the MBNA site. The Minister also stated: “There have been a …

Buyer still sought for MBNA in Carrick-on-Shannon

In Business & Jobs, News, South Leitrim by Denis Naughten

  Local TD Denis Naughten has been informed by the Jobs Minister that a buyer is still being sought for the UK loan book of MBNA. In a Dáil response Denis Naughten was informed that “Bank of America continues to look for a buyer for the remainder of the UK Credit Card book but no suitable buyer has been found …

Naughten debates MBNA jobs with Minister

In Business & Jobs, North-Roscommon, Roscommon-South Leitrim, South Leitrim by Denis Naughten

  Local TD, Denis Naughten has questioned Minister Richard Bruton in the Dáil seeking an update on the discussions regarding the Bank of America’s MBNA credit card division in Carrick on Shannon. Denis Naughten was seeking reassurance from the Minister that the 400 staff associated with the UK loan book would retain their jobs in Carrick on Shannon (see Dáil debate …

Naughten welcomes delivery of industrial broadband to local schools

In East Galway, East-Roscommon, Education, Infrastructure, Mid-Roscommon, North-Roscommon, Roscommon-South Leitrim, South Leitrim, South Roscommon, West-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten has welcomed the completion this week, of the roll out of industrial strength broadband to every secondary school in the West of Ireland. “As of today, the programme to roll out 100Mbps broadband to schools in the West, Midlands & Border Counties has been completed which will directly benefit every local secondary school pupil” claims Denis Naughten TD. …