Significant boost for local jobs over last 7 days – Naughten

In Business & Jobs, East-Roscommon, Mid-Roscommon, North-Roscommon, South Roscommon, West-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Close to 700 positions to be made available Job creation has been given a significant boost locally with three major announcements that impact on the region including County Roscommon, local TD Denis Naughten has stated. “Yesterday (Monday) we had the announcement of 100 jobs by local company Harmac in Castlerea, which has built on the success of Athlone Institute of …

Investment to address Strokestown, Elphin, Ballyleague water problems welcomed-Naughten

In East-Roscommon, Infrastructure by Denis Naughten

Local TD, Denis Naughten has welcomed the approval of funding to upgrade the North East Roscommon & Ballyleague water schemes. The investment will address ongoing problems associated with the water supply from Grange Lough and the Ballyleague borehole” said Denis Naughten Furthermore, the project will include the upgrading of the water treatment system at Grange Lough which is currently vulnerable …

Naughten welcomes appointment of critical nursing staff at Roscommon Hospital

In East-Roscommon, Health, Mid-Roscommon, North-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten has welcomed confirmation by the HSE that two existing theatre nursing vacancies at Roscommon County Hospital are to be filled through the redeployment/internal transfer of staff. “The theatre nursing posts are not only vital to the running of the running of surgery but also the maintenance of the 24/7 A&E department at Roscommon County Hospital,” stated Denis Naughten. …

Plan to close Roscommon A&E unacceptable – Naughten

In East-Roscommon, Health, Mid-Roscommon, North-Roscommon, South Roscommon, West-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

The disclosure of plans by the HSE to reduce the A&E at Roscommon County Hospital to an 8am to 8pm service is “totally unacceptable & will put local lives at risk” clams Denis Naughten This plan is to be adopted by the HSE, with the approval of Government, by the end of the year, and implemented from 1st July next. …

Naughten seeks community apology on foot of Child Care Report

In East-Roscommon, Health, Mid-Roscommon, North-Roscommon, South Roscommon, West-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten has called on the Government to direct the HSE to issue an apology to those in the community who brought concerns over the care of the children at the centre of the Roscommon Child Care Case to the attention of the authorities. “The impression had been given at the time of the original court cases that the local …

Speech by Denis Naughten TD during Dáil Statements on Roscommon Child Care Inquiry Report

In East-Roscommon, Health, Mid-Roscommon, North-Roscommon, South Roscommon, West-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

As a local TD I am deeply concerned by this case and appalled that the abuse could have continued for so long without appropriate action by the authorities. But this is first and foremost a tragedy, and our thoughts and prayers must be with the children who lost the opportunity to grow up in a loving home. We must ensure …

Roscommon Hospital can help deal with cancer test delays– Naughten

In East-Roscommon, Health, Local Issues, Mid-Roscommon, North-Roscommon, South Roscommon, West-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten yesterday highlighted the potential which Roscommon Hospital has to deal with the current backlog of people waiting for colonoscopy tests for suspected bowel cancer. Speaking at a Dáil Committee yesterday Denis Naughten revealed that there has been a 52% increase in the number of people waiting more than 3 months for this vital cancer test, yet Roscommon County …

Naughten highlights staffing crisis at Elphin Day Care Centre

In East-Roscommon, Health, Older People by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten has received an assurance from the Justice Minister that he will seek to avert a serious staffing crisis at Elphin Day Care Centre, caused by delays in processing applications for Garda Clearance. Denis Naughten raised the matter with the Justice Minister, Dermot Ahern TD on the floor of the Dáil last week where he highlighted the fact that …