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 …

Minister assures Dail that Athlone bomb unit secure – Naughten

In Infrastructure, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local TD, Denis Naughten has been assured by the Minister for Defence that there is no threat to the bomb disposal unit based at Custume Barracks, Athlone. Raising the issue in the Dail, Denis Naughten pointed out that there was a question hanging over the sustainability of the unit, due to the dramatic fall off in the number of trained …

Extension of Portiuncula Inquiry welcomed – Naughten

In East Galway, Health, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the extension of the Portiuncula Hospital inquiry to cover concerns raised by parents with regard to births at the hospital prior to 2014. “I believe it is imperative that all issues of concern raised by parents are enquired into as part of this review by Professor James Walker, from the Department of Obstetrics and …

Portiuncula parents must be protected from sinister medical agenda – Naughten

In Health, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten TD has today (Monday) written to Minister Varadkar expressing serious concerns that the parents at the centre of the Portiuncula Hospital inquiry are being dragged into what can only be described as a “sinister medical politics plot”. “The parents at the centre of the Portiuncula Inquiry deserve the truth as to what happened to their babies and any …