Jobs plan urgently needed as local communities face scourge of emigration – Naughten

In Business & Jobs, Roscommon-South Leitrim by Denis Naughten

The ESRI’s latest emigration predictions that 1000 people a week are set to leave Ireland this year alone has to shock the Government onto action, claims Denis Naughten. “We must have a jobs plan and we need it now. Local communities and football teams now have to face the grim prospect of being decimated by the scourge of emigration,” stated Denis …

Roscommon abuse audit not available until March– Naughten

In Families, Roscommon-South Leitrim by Denis Naughten

The report on the an audit of all serious child neglect cases in the county will not be available until next March, eight months after it was recommended, Denis Naughten has stated. One of the key recommendations of the Roscommon child abuse inquiry was that an audit of current practice in chronic neglect cases should be undertaken in County Roscommon. …

Mental health staff shortage, only start of health crisis– Naughten

In Health, Roscommon-South Leitrim by Denis Naughten

HSE embargo on recruitment, is now reaching a critical stage at Co. Hospital Nursing & care staff shortages across the health services in County Roscommon will create a crisis in the delivery of services in the coming months, unless urgent action is taken, claims Denis Naughten. “This week we have reports of the critical situation in the mental health services …

Naughten welcome progress on Bealnamullia school

In Education, Local Issues, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Design team sought for 16 Class room school at Cloonakilla NS Progress on the development of a new 16 classroom school at Cloonakilla NS, Bealnamullia has been welcomed by Denis Naughten. Tenders have been sought for the appointment of a design team for the new school to be located on a two acre site beside the existing school. The closing …