National wetlands park would alleviate Shannon flooding – Naughten

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

The establishment of a national wetlands park would alleviate flooding from the River Shannon and offer hope to communities in the catchment of the river basin, according to Fine Gael’s Denis Naughten. “It is now well over 12 months since communities along the Shannon suffered devastating flooding yet few people in the catchment area are confident that the same situation …

Fine Gael plans will highlight quality Irish food – Naughten

In Agriculture by Denis Naughten

Fine Gael will introduce a single food label for all Irish produce which will emphasise Ireland’s ability to produce quality food, Denis Naughten has stated. “The label will be simple and easily recognisable in both domestic and international markets and will emphasise our ability to produce green, quality and healthy food,” stated Denis Naughten. “Under our system of clearer labelling …

Fine Gael will ensure decent living for farmers – Naughten

In Agriculture, Roscommon-South Leitrim by Denis Naughten

Fine Gael is committed to ensuring a decent living is available for farmers, Denis Naughten has stated. Among the measures being proposed by the party is ‘fair trade’ legislation which will ensure that farmers receive a fair price for their produce. “This legislation will force supermarkets to disclose the origin of products, put an end to unfair trading practices and …

Naughten welcomes progression of senior AMO appointment

In Health, Roscommon-South Leitrim by Denis Naughten

Confirmation that applications are to be invited for the post of Senior Area Medical Officer in County Roscommon, has been welcomed by Denis Naughten. “I have been informed by the HSE that this post will be advertised by the Public Appointments Service next week,” stated Denis Naughten. “This is welcome news and I would hope that appointment of a new …

Jobs plan can create and protect employment – Naughten

In News by Denis Naughten

Plan will address South Roscommon water problems With 1000 people a week predicted to emigrate this year alone Ireland urgently needs Fine Gael’s Five Point Plan to create jobs and growth, Denis Naughten has stated. He has also outlined how Fine Gael plans will help to both create and protect employment in Athlone and South Roscommon. “We have seen a …

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 …

Waste management scheme interest payments ‘bare minimum’ required – Naughten

In News by Denis Naughten

The processing of interest payments to farmers whose grants were delayed under the Farm Waste Management Scheme has been described by Denis Naughten as the “bare minimum” required to address the serious hardship caused to farmers. Denis Naughten acknowledged that the Government had previously been forced to climb down on the issue of the payment of interest on loans for …