Jobs Committee seeks report on MBNA

In Business & Jobs, South Leitrim by Denis Naughten

The Dail Committee on jobs, Social Protection and Education has sought a report from Minister Richard Bruton in relation to concerns surrounding Bank of America’s MBNA operation in Carrick-on-Shannon. The Committee took the decision to seek a report from the Minister by 27th September as a result of a request from local TD Denis Naughten. “In light of Minister Bruton’s …

Carrick staff lead way as almost E345 million saved through Welfare control measures

In South Leitrim by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has complimented Social Welfare staff in Carrick-on-Shannon who have spearheaded savings of close to €50m/month in Welfare fraud and control measures In the first seven months of the year officials have reviewed 350,000 individual claims for Social Welfare payments resulting in savings of close to €345m for the taxpayer. “The Central Control Division of the Department …

Significant boost for local jobs over last 7 days – Naughten

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

Close to 700 positions to be made available Job creation has been given a significant boost locally with three major announcements that impact on the region including County Roscommon, local TD Denis Naughten has stated. “Yesterday (Monday) we had the announcement of 100 jobs by local company Harmac in Castlerea, which has built on the success of Athlone Institute of …

Action on sunbeds welcomed as 48 cases of skin cancer diagnosed in Leitrim – Naughten

In Health, South Leitrim by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten TD pictured with ICS head of advocacy and communications Kathleen O’Meara and Care to Drive volunteer Roddy C. Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the Government’s commitment to introduce legislation on the use of sunbeds by the end of the year. Speaking following a briefing by the Irish Cancer Society, Denis Naughten said: “I am delighted to lend …

National wetlands park would alleviate Shannon flooding – Naughten

In Mid-Roscommon, North-Roscommon, South Leitrim, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

The establishment of a national wetlands park would alleviate flooding from the River Shannon and offer hope to communities in the catchment of the river basin, according to Fine Gael’s Denis Naughten. “It is now well over 12 months since communities along the Shannon suffered devastating flooding yet few people in the catchment area are confident that the same situation …

Speech by Denis Naughten TD during Dáil Statements on Roscommon Child Care Inquiry Report

In East-Roscommon, Health, Mid-Roscommon, North-Roscommon, Roscommon-South Leitrim, South Leitrim, South Roscommon, West-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

As a local TD I am deeply concerned by this case and appalled that the abuse could have continued for so long without appropriate action by the authorities. But this is first and foremost a tragedy, and our thoughts and prayers must be with the children who lost the opportunity to grow up in a loving home. We must ensure …