Election is a referendum on Roscommon Hospital – Naughten

In Health, Mid-Roscommon, Roscommon-South Leitrim by Denis Naughten

The general election has been described as a referendum on Roscommon Hospital by Fine Gael’s Denis Naughten. He was speaking following Micheal Martin’s confirmation, during a recent visit to the county, that the reconfiguration of services at Roscommon Hospital “isn’t over” and must be allowed to “take its course”. “This election is a referendum on the hospital. If people want …

Election is a referendum on Portiuncula Hospital – Naughten

In Health, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

The general election has been described as a referendum on the future of Portiuncula Hospital by Fine Gael’s Denis Naughten. He was speaking following Micheal Martin’s confirmation that the reconfiguration of services by the HSE involving Portiuncula Hospital “isn’t over” and must be allowed to “take its course”. “This election is a referendum on the hospital. If people want the …

Naughten calls for changes to PRSI rules for self employed

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

The rules governing PRSI contributions by the self employed which prevent access to State support are causing financial hardship for some families and need to be reviewed, Denis Naughten has stated. “There are many self employed people who now find themselves without work and who are not covered by PRSI as a result of the rules governing contributions by the …

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. …