Emigration stories on doorstep highlight urgent need for jobs plan

In Blog by Denis Naughten

The ESRI’s latest emigration predictions that 1000 people a week are set to leave Ireland this year alone is turning into a stark reality on the doorsteps in Roscommon/South Leitrim. Every day I meet mothers who are grieving for their sons and daughters who have left Ireland for a job or who have already booked their flight. Local communities and …

Election Launch

In News by Denis Naughten

This Friday night, 28th January The Bridge House, Athleague, at 9 p.m. Guest: Michael Ring TD. There will also be music on the night and everyone is welcome to attend. Please feel free to bring along friends & family.

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. …