Decision to establish Lifeboat on Lough Ree welcomed

In South Roscommon, Tourism by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the decision by the RNLI to establish a lifeboat service on Lough Ree stating that it will make this valuable amenity a much safer place for all users. “I would like to acknowledge the work of the local branch of the IWAI, local sub-aqua clubs, the organising committee and those who supported the public …

€4.6m owed to local Farmers

In Agriculture, Local Issues, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has described the fact that Roscommon and Leitrim farmers are awaiting over €4.6m in outstanding grant payments from the Department of Agriculture as “unacceptable”. “At present there are 2049 applications for Single Farm and Disadvantaged Area Payments from Leitrim and Roscommon farmers which remain unpaid and this is putting significant financial pressure on many farm families …

Shame as cancer and heart patients to pay for Portiuncula underfunding

In Health, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has described the decision by the HSE to force the closure of the chemotherapy and warfarin clinics at Portiuncula Hospital to subsidise underfunding at the hospital as “shameful”. “Under a new ‘cost saving’ plan, cancer patients will now have to face the war zone which is University Hospital Galway to receive treatment. So as well as …

Clonark Garda Station waiting to see the light – Naughten

In News, Older People, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local TD, Denis Naughten has been informed by the OPW that Clonark Garda Station will be made available to the Garda authorities as soon as the electricity has been connected, later this month. The plan was that the renovated Garda Station would be available to An Garda Síochána by mid October 2011, but this was now been delayed due to …

Funding for Athlone pool welcome – Naughten

In Families, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Investment is boost for local tourism Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the allocation of funding for the swimming pool at Athlone Regional Sports stating that “it will improve accessibility to the pool for people with a disability”. “The funding will be of benefit to people with mobility difficulties, the elderly and local organisations such as the St. Hilda’s Services,” …

Naughten raises concern over Portiuncula A&E cuts

In Health, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Cuts of €1 million per month to the budget of the A&E department at Portiuncula Hospital will have serious implications for those relying on the hospital, Denis Naughten TD has stated. The budget for the hospital’s A&E unit will now be cut from €3.92m per month to €2.93m – a reduction of €1m a month. “The closure of the accident …

Contract signed for Creagh Sewerage scheme after years of waiting

In Infrastructure, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the signing of contracts by Roscommon County Council for the final phase of the Creagh Sewerage Scheme on the outskirts of Ballinasloe. The announcement was also welcomed by local Councillor Ollie Moore who stated that the contract has been awarded to the company EPS and that Roscommon County Council will be meeting with the …

Contract signed for Creagh Sewerage scheme after years of waiting

In South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten TD & Cllr Ollie Moore photographed in Creagh, Ballinasloe where a new sewerage scheme has been given the green light Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the signing of contracts by Roscommon County Council for the final phase of the Creagh Sewerage Scheme on the outskirts of Ballinasloe. The announcement was also welcomed by local Councillor Ollie Moore …

Contract signed for Hodson Bay Sewerage scheme after years of waiting

In South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

  Cllr John Naughten & Denis Naughten TD  photographed at Hodson Bay  where a new sewerage scheme has been given the green light Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the signing of contracts by Roscommon County Council for the final phase of the Hodson Bay sewerage scheme. The announcement was also welcomed by local Councillor, John Naughten, who stated that …