Over 2,600 local children awaiting orthodontic treatment for up to 3 years – Naughten

In Families, Health by Denis Naughten

Deputy Denis Naughten has learned there are over 2,600 children in Galway, Roscommon and Mayo currently on the orthodontic waiting lists with some children waiting three years to start treatment. Commenting on information received from the Minister for Health Denis Naughten said: “Clearly the lack of investment in this area has had a direct impact and is what can only …

Economic Partnership Agreements forcing Africans into Europe

In Families by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten TD has warned that the imposition of the EU’s ‘Economic Partnership Agreements’ will cause chaos and instability throughout Africa forcing a further wave of migration, which has already led to a humanitarian crisis in the Mediterranean.

Naughten raises progress on undocumented Irish with Taoiseach

In Families by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten raised the issue of the undocumented Irish in the United Sates with the Taoiseach this week in the Dáil, asking him to push for a visa deal as it is clear a comprehensive immigration reform plan will not be progressed in advance of the US Presidential Elections.

Students dropping out of college due to housing crisis – Naughten

In Families by Denis Naughten

Call for those close to colleges to avail of ‘rent a room scheme’ Denis Naughten TD has called on those living close to third level colleges to avail of the “rent a room scheme” in order to ensure that students are not forced out of college due to the lack of affordable accommodation. There are one third less properties to …

Naughten welcomes funding for Caltra Playschool

In East Galway, Families by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten TD has welcomed the approval of Government funding for development works by Caltra Community Playgroup

“The playgroup had applied for funding to upgrade the playschool facilities and provide a modern community playschool that will not only meet the existing demands but the future needs of parents and young children”.