Green light to progress East Bridge project which will significantly reduce Ballinasloe flood threat

In East Galway, Environment, Infrastructure, News by Denis Naughten

Last Saturday Minister Sean Canney announced that he has allocated €40,000 to start the consent process required to widen the channel of the River Suck at the East Bridge in Ballinasloe. “At a recent meeting with the local flood committee Minister Canney & I were informed that the widening at the East Bridge was the single most important project to …

Further progress on Ballinasloe flooding welcomed – Naughten

In East Galway, Environment, News by Denis Naughten

Green light to progress East Bridge project which will significantly reduce local flood threat Local Minister Denis Naughten has welcomed the announcement by Minister Sean Canney that he has allocated €40,000 to start the consent process required to widen the channel of the River Suck at the East Bridge in Ballinasloe. At a recent meeting with the local flood committee …

Naughten welcomes planning application for Glenamaddy treatment plant

In East Galway, Environment, News by Denis Naughten

Local Minister Denis Naughten has welcomed confirmation that Irish Water is to submit a planning application next week for the construction of a new wastewater treatment plant and pumping station at Mountkelly, Glenamaddy. This work will form part of the upgrade to the Glenamaddy Sewerage Scheme. “News that this planning application is to be lodged in the coming days is …

Funding approved to address Ballinasloe flooding – Naughten

In East Galway, Environment, News by Denis Naughten

Birchgrove works to divert flood waters Roscommon County Council has been allocated funding for flood works at Birchgrove, Creagh, Ballinasloe, to address a serious flooding problem that arose last winter. The works include the installation of a drain to divert surface water to address a serious problem which damaged homes and marooned families. This is the third allocation of funding …

Funding for Ballinasloe Youth Project – Minister Naughten

In East Galway, News, Young People by Denis Naughten

The allocation of capital funding to Ballinasloe Youth Project has been confirmed by local Minister Denis Naughten. The project will receive almost €13,000 towards the purchase of equipment including a TV, laptops, pool table etc and is one of 86 youth projects across the country which will receive funding. The funding is being provided by the Minister for Children to …

Any threat to future of Portiuncula A&E will not be tolerated – Minister Naughten

In East Galway, Health, News, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local Minister Denis Naughten has stated that any proposal for the closure of the A&E at Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe, will not be tolerated. “This issue also arose during the talks on the formation of a government and I made it crystal clear that I would not tolerate any proposal to downgrade the A&E at Portiuncula Hospital,” stated Minister Naughten. “I …

Naughten welcomes 100 new medical device jobs for Ballinasloe

In Business & Jobs, East Galway, News by Denis Naughten

The expansion of an existing medical device facility in Ballinasloe, which will create 100 new jobs, has been described as “a major boost for the future of the town” by local Minister Denis Naughten. “The creation of 100 jobs in Ballinasloe is the equivalent of 1000 jobs for Galway City, but what is far more significant is the fact that …

Naughten delivering improved emergency stroke services

In East Galway, Health, News by Denis Naughten

Both Portiuncula Hospital and Mayo General Hospital are about to get a new 24 hour a day, seven day a week emergency stroke service which will save local lives, according to Denis Naughten TD. Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe and Mayo General Hospital in Castlebar have both taken delivery of new telemedicine stroke machines and staff have now been trained as …

Vote to support Portiuncula – Naughten

In East Galway, Health, News, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten is calling on local people to support the retention of both emergency and maternity services in Portiuncula Hospital in the forthcoming general election. Denis Naughten is the only candidate who publicly defended both the maternity and mental health services in Ballinasloe when management wanted to shut them down. He referred to the review of maternity services at the …

Naughten has delivered already for North East Galway

In East Galway by Denis Naughten

Independent General Election Candidate Denis Naughten has welcomed the relocation of the Westdoc out of hours GP service to Tuam stating that it will improve the response times for access to a GP between midnight and 8 am. Until recently this service operated from Knock, Co. Mayo, but this service is now based in Tuam in order to provide a …