Investment in sewer network could have implications for local flooding – Naughten

In Environment, Infrastructure, Mid-Roscommon, News by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has sought urgent clarification from Irish Water on the impact of the sewer upgrade on localised flooding in Roscommon Town. Irish Water has announced an investment of €2.9m in the wastewater infrastructure in Roscommon Town, which will see surface water that currently goes into the sewer network, diverted into local drains and streams. “While the level …

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 …

Better broadband on the moon – Naughten

In Business & Jobs, Infrastructure, News by Denis Naughten

Rural jobs threatened by lack of broadband The lack of good broadband access has been to the fore on during the election campaign to date, states Independent candidate Denis Naughten. “Over the campaign so far I’ve been inundated with complaints from rural businesses, start-ups and families who still cannot get decent speed broadband,” explained Denis Naughten. “The lack of decent …

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Naughten welcomes local road safety works

In Infrastructure, Local Issues, News by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the allocation of funding to improve road safety and reduce the number of accidents at six dangerous locations in County Roscommon. Works are about to commence on realignment and improved traffic calming at the cross roads in Frenchpark Village, which was again the location of a recent serious accident. The works will initially be …

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 …

Proposal seeks to stop charges for undrinkable water – Naughten

In Infrastructure by Denis Naughten

If you can’t drink it, you shouldn’t pay for it Denis Naughten TD is proposing that water charges should not be imposed on homes where the public water supply is not safe to drink. Speaking in the Dáil today Deputy Naughten said “I believe that it is totally unacceptable that families who are forced to buy bottled water because the …

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 …