Roscommon without ambulance cover every 3 days – Naughten

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

  27th August 2014 Every three days the Roscommon Town ambulance base, which provides emergency cover for the majority of County Roscommon, has been left without any ambulance available to respond to an emergency, local TD Denis Naughten has claimed. Deputy Naughten has come into the possession of confidential documents which list 216 incidents/near misses at the Roscommon Town ambulance …

Free water welcome, but it should be safe to drink –Naughten

In South Roscommon, West-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten TD has welcomed the fact that the Water Regulator has accepted his argument that families in County Roscommon who cannot drink their water, will not have to pay for it from 1st October, but he has again called for urgent action to be taken to put temporary treatment solutions in place. Since last December, Denis Naughten has argued …

Update on new open prison in Castlerea

In Families, West-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

QUESTION NO:  151 DÁIL QUESTION addressed to the Minister for Justice and Equality (Mr. Shatter) by Deputy Denis Naughten for WRITTEN on Thursday, 23rd May, 2013. *  To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality if prisoners to be accommodated in Harristown house, Castlerea, County Roscommon, are to be allowed to leave the grounds of Castlerea Prison to access the …

Naughten seeks meeting with Prison Service over future of Harristown House

In News, West-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten has confirmed that he has sought a meeting with the head of the Irish Prison Service regarding the development of Harristown House in Castlerea as an open prison. “I have sought the meeting with Michael Donnellan, Director General of the Irish Prison Service, to discuss concerns over the proposed development of Harristown House as a low security facility …

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. …

Naughten welcomes Minister’s admission that local health services are inadequate

In Health, Roscommon Hospital, West-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Health Minister James Reilly’s recent admission that investment is needed in local health facilities in County Roscommon following the closure of the Accident and Emergency Department at Roscommon County Hospital has been welcomed by local TD, Denis Naughten. “This is the first public admission by the Minister for Health that there was no forward planning in advance of the closure …

Heritage promotion staff will help develop Roscommon’s tourism package – Naughten

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

Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the appointment by Roscommon LEADER Partnership of two people to work across County Roscommon on heritage projects, stating that it will be of benefit in developing the heritage tourism. The appointment of Heritage Animators, Sharon Eastwood and Janie Crone will be assist groups and individuals with heritage training or developing project proposals, which will …