Naughten calls for focus on road surfaces to curb accidents

In Infrastructure by Denis Naughten

Roscommon Galway Independent candidate Denis Naughten has called for greater focus and investment to be put into local roads, as a result of the serious damage caused by the severe winter weather. “At present many roads are in an unsafe condition and urgent funding needs to be provided to Roscommon and Galway Country Councils to ensure we can raise roads …

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 …

New neonatal transport service welcomed – Naughten

In Infrastructure by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten TD has welcomed the commencement yesterday (Monday) of the long awaited, 24-hour, national neonatal transport service which transfers premature babies requiring urgent specialist medical care to the major Dublin hospitals. It is expected that this service will ensure that about 100 extra premature babies will now be able to access timely, specialist treatment in the Rotunda, Coombe and …

Register now for new sports grant – Naughten

In Infrastructure, Roscommon-South Leitrim by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten TD has urged local clubs and sporting organisations to register their interest in participating in next year’s sports capital programme. “While the Government is still assessing the criteria for the new round of funding it is likely that the grant scheme will focus on increasing participation in sport and on the utilisation of facilities by a number of …

Naughten seeks €10.7m gas windfall for local towns

In Infrastructure, Roscommon-South Leitrim by Denis Naughten

Homeowners could save €485 every year on energy costs   Local TD Denis Naughten has called for part of the cash generated from the sale of Bord Gais to be ring-fenced to extend the gas network to towns such as Ballaghaderreen and Carrick-on-Shannon. This would reduce the energy cost to local businesses by €9.5m each year he has claimed. Speaking …

Naughten welcomes commencement of operation of Creagh Sewerage Scheme

In East Galway, Infrastructure, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the commencement of operation Creagh Sewerage Scheme on the outskirts of Ballinasloe from Monday next. Denis Naughten welcomed this final step on a long journey. He pointed out that the people of Creagh in South Roscommon were told in 2004, in advance of the local elections, that the new sewerage scheme had been approved, …