Alexion investment huge vote of confidence in Monksland – Naughten 50 more jobs to be created in South Roscommon

In Business & Jobs, Featured, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local Minister Denis Naughten has welcomed the announcement of 50 biopharma jobs, plus additional construction jobs, following the announcement by Alexion that it is to expand its Monksland operation. “What is even more positive is the fact that the company is determined to try to recruit staff locally and will even provide the required training in Athlone IT to assist …

Naughten welcomes 100 new medical device jobs for Ballinasloe

In Business & Jobs, East Galway, Featured, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

The expansion of an existing medical device facility in Ballinasloe, which will create 100 new jobs, has been described as “a major boost for the future of the town” by local Minister Denis Naughten. “The creation of 100 jobs in Ballinasloe is the equivalent of 1000 jobs for Galway City, but what is far more significant is the fact that …

Statement by Denis Naughten TD on the threat to jobs at Lund, Athlone

In Business & Jobs, Featured, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

On foot of contact from staff in the company concerned, I’ve been in direct communication with the office of the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation, Minister Richard Bruton. I understand that there are very serious challenges facing the company and its workforce. I’ve been informed that the IDA have engaged directly with Lund Precision Products Ltd and have scheduled …

Vote to support Portiuncula – Naughten

In Health, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten is calling on local people to support the retention of both emergency and maternity services in Portiuncula Hospital in the forthcoming general election. Denis Naughten is the only candidate who publicly defended both the maternity and mental health services in Ballinasloe when management wanted to shut them down. He referred to the review of maternity services at the …

Naughten works with Tidy Towns on election posters

In South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten has agreed with local Tidy Towns committees that the centre of towns and villages should be kept free of election posters. “The local Tidy Towns committees carry out great work on a voluntary basis and I am delighted to work with the organisations that have approached me by keeping these areas free of election posters,” stated Denis Naughten. …

Summerhill school investment plan welcome – Naughten 

In South Roscommon, Young People by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the announcement by Minister for Education, Jan O’Sullivan TD, that she is to fast track investment on the site of St. Joseph’s College, Summerhill, Athlone.  “I understand that the investment in the upgrade of school facilities is to commence in 2016, with a major development now planned for 2018,” stated Denis Naughten.  “While I …

Air Ambulance announcement will save lives – Naughten

In Health, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the Government announcement of a permanent air ambulance service to be based at Custume Barracks in Athlone. “The pilot service which was introduced just over 3 years ago has been a phenomenal success, transporting over 1,000 people to hospital over that period” “I have no doubt that were it not for this service, many …