Reports today, that the Government has long fingered urgent reform of the law on the monitoring of high risk sex offenders post their release from prison is completely unacceptable, states Denis Naughten TD
Denis Naughten has welcomed the approval by Cabinet of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Bill which will ensure that Ireland has, at long last, laws that can effectively monitor high risk sex offenders.
Many families are losing €410/year because they are failing to make a tax reclaim to the Revenue Commissioners.
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 …
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”.
“Judges must be given the power to stop families being thrown onto the street, in light of the fact that there are now up to 130 home repossession cases coming before the courts each day” claims Denis Naughten.
Denis Naughten at Trinity College Dublin where he launched his information booklet for parents on financing the cost of going to college. The booklet is available from his constituency offices on 090 6627557 or on line at
The taxpayer is forking €102,000 per year for electronic tags yet the lack of laws to allow for the electronic tagging of sex offenders is undermining the security of women and children in our communities, claims Denis Naughten TD.
“The Prison Service currently has 10 electronic tags which are used for prisoners on temporary release and it has entered a contract for a further 50 tags at a total annual cost of €102,000; yet we are still awaiting the new law which will allow for high risk sex offenders to be tagged,” stated Denis Naughten.
Courts must be given the power to stop families being thrown onto the street if their homes are to be repossessed, claims Denis Naughten.
“It is again clear from today’s reports of inspections by the Central Bank that Irish lenders are not prepared to comply with any code of conduct, and the only way to protect vulnerable families is to provide the courts with greater powers,” stated Denis Naughten.
Denis Naughten TD will attempt to stop families being thrown onto the street if their homes are repossessed with a proposed amendment to legislation in the Dail on Wednesday.
Almost four family homes are being repossessed or surrendered each day at present, with many of these families then battling homelessness to secure some type of temporary accommodation.