Naughten raises concern over Portiuncula A&E cuts

In Health, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Cuts of €1 million per month to the budget of the A&E department at Portiuncula Hospital will have serious implications for those relying on the hospital, Denis Naughten TD has stated. The budget for the hospital’s A&E unit will now be cut from €3.92m per month to €2.93m – a reduction of €1m a month. “The closure of the accident …

ANSAmed sale is positive news for Boyle jobs -Naughten

In Business & Jobs, North-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

ANSAmed sale is positive news for Boyle jobs -Naughten Local TD, Denis Naughten has welcomed the strategic sale of ANSAmed medical device company in Boyle, Co.Roscommon stating that it” provides potential for future job creation in the North Roscommon area” The sale of ANSAmed to US company Vention, while retaining the existing management team at the Boyle plant should allay …

Urgent meeting of Dáil Committee sought to address Carrick job threat

In Business & Jobs by Denis Naughten

Equivalent of 30,000 jobs on line-Naughten 22nd August, 2011 Local TD, Denis Naughten has sought an urgent meeting of the Dáil Committee on Jobs, Social Protection and Education to discuss the concerns surrounding the plans by Bank of America to dispose of its credit card operation in Carrick on Shannon. The 740 jobs in Carrick on Shannon are, on a …

Contract signed for Creagh Sewerage scheme after years of waiting

In Infrastructure, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the signing of contracts by Roscommon County Council for the final phase of the Creagh Sewerage Scheme on the outskirts of Ballinasloe. The announcement was also welcomed by local Councillor Ollie Moore who stated that the contract has been awarded to the company EPS and that Roscommon County Council will be meeting with the …

Investment in Four Roads/Mount Talbot Water Supply Scheme welcomed

In Infrastructure, Mid-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local TD, Denis Naughten has welcomed the planned investment by Roscommon County Council to upgrade the Four Roads/Mount Talbot Water Supply Scheme, to address ongoing problems with contamination. Commenting on the plans, Cllr. Dominic Connolly said “In the coming days, Roscommon County Council will sign a contract to improve the water supply from the Cloonlaughnan Spring, by installing ultraviolet and …

Only days left to register for new Rural Broadband Scheme – Naughten

In Infrastructure by Denis Naughten

Scheme can address lack of access for those without service There are only days left for people currently without broadband to avail of a new broadband scheme aimed at those living in rural areas who are unable of avail of a broadband service at present, Denis Naughten TD has outlined. “The Rural Broadband Scheme is designed to identify homes or …

New law needed to allow parents to access information on paedophiles – Naughten

In Families by Denis Naughten

“The law in this Country must be changed to allow parents to find out if a paedophile is living in their community” claims Denis Naughten TD. “With the disclosure today that Gardai are investigating the possibility of a paedophile ring operating in Donegal, it is imperative that tighter controls on convicted rapists and paedophiles, must be introduced, including plans to …

Government must provide clear timetable on Hospital investment– Naughten

In Health, Mid-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

25th July 2011 Local TD, Denis Naughten is calling on the Government to provide a clear timetable for their proposed investment at Roscommon County Hospital. Responding to questions from Deputy Naughten at the Dáil Health Committee last week, Minister James Reilly said “The future of Roscommon is a priority for me and this Government and I want it to be …

Concern raised by Ambulance transfers from Roscommon – Naughten

In Health by Denis Naughten

But Minister commits to independent assessment of medical research 21 July 2011 Denis Naughten TD has expressed serious concern regarding the failure to provide adequate and appropriate emergency ambulance service to the people of County Roscommon. However, Denis Naughten has been given a commitment by the Health Minister, to have an independent evaluation of the medical evidence which it is …