Increasing Sports Grant could create 42 jobs in Leitrim – Naughten

In Business & Jobs, South Leitrim by Denis Naughten

Leitrim clubs plan to invest over €2.7m in facilities Local TD, Denis Naughten has revealed that the Government could treble the sports grant allocation to County Roscommon, creating 84 jobs without costing the taxpayer one additional cent. 48 Roscommon clubs have submitted applications under the Sports Capital Grant Scheme, with plans to invest over €5m in sport & recreation facilities …

Naughten again raises MBNA jobs with Minister

In Business & Jobs, South Leitrim by Denis Naughten

Local TD, Denis Naughten questioned Minister Richard Bruton in the Dáil this week seeking an update on the discussions regarding the Bank of America’s MBNA credit card division in Carrick on Shannon. In response the Minister stated that the IDA “is in regular contact with Bank of America management in Carrick-on-Shannon and Dublin and at corporate level to monitor developments …

10,500 patients expected to be treated in Carrick by NoWDOC ? Naughten

In South Leitrim by Denis Naughten

South Leitrim and Roscommon TD, Denis Naughten has been informed by the HSE that it expects to treat 10,500 patients out of its Carrick-on-Shannon base in 2012. “However concerns have been expressed to me that NoWDOC is reviewing aspects of its service which could impact on the delivery of the out of hours service in South Leitrim,” stated Denis Naughten. …

Dail reply to question from Denis Naughten on the progress to date on securing investor at MBNA site in Carrick on Shannon

In Business & Jobs, South Leitrim by Denis Naughten

DAIL QUESTION NO. 14 To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the progress made to date on protecting employment at a company (details supplied) in County Leitrim; and if he will make a statement on the matter. – Denis Naughten. For ORAL answer on Wednesday, 29th February, 2012. Bank of America Ref No: 11406/12 R E P L …

15 Leitrim schools under threat of losing teacher – Naughten

In Families, South Leitrim by Denis Naughten

A total of eight schools throughout County Leitrim are set to lose a teacher within the next two school years if the 2010/11 enrolment figures are replicated in the current school year, local TD Denis Naughten has claimed. In addition, a further seven schools will also lose a teacher if their overall pupil numbers drop by five pupils between September …

MBNA sale negotiations advance – Naughten

In Business & Jobs, South Leitrim by Denis Naughten

Negotiations regarding the sale of MBNA have continued to advance in recent weeks, Denis Naughten has been informed by the Minister for Jobs. Denis Naughten had questioned Minister Richard Bruton over Government steps to secure the 740 jobs with MBNA in Carrick-on-Shannon. “The Minister has informed me that negotiations regarding the sale of Bank of America’s Irish and UK credit …

Government to consider Wetlands Park to alleviate Shannon flooding: Naughten

In Infrastructure, South Leitrim, South Roscommon, Tourism by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has been informed that the Government will consider a proposal to establish a national wetlands park in the North Midlands, which would also alleviate the scale of flooding from the River Shannon. Minister Jimmy Deenihan has agreed to have the proposal evaluated as a result of representations from Denis Naughten. “We are all aware of the …

Naughten raises lack of Ballinamore Hospital progress in Dail

In Health, South Leitrim by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten TD has raised the issue of the ongoing delays regarding the development of Ballinamore Community Hospital in the Dail on foot of representations from the local community. “While the €6m project was included in the 2011 HSE capital plan, it failed to progress during the year and must now await the Government decision on its review of all …

VistaMed announcement vote of confidence for Leitrim & medical device sector ? Naughten

In Business & Jobs, South Leitrim by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the announcement by VistaMed Ltd in Carrick-on-Shannon that it is to create an additional 96 jobs. “This announcement is a vote of confidence for investment in County Leitrim and highlights the strength of the medical device sector in the region,” stated Denis Naughten. “The announcement also shows how critical it is to support local …

MBNA meeting positive – Naughten

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

Reports on foot of the meeting between Minister Richard Bruton and Bank of America executives are positive and will hopefully lead to a successful change in the ownership of the MBNA operation in Carrick-on-Shannon, Denis Naughten TD has stated. Minister Richard Bruton will report to the Dáil Jobs Committee next week on his meeting in the US; a report which …