Closing welfare clinics will cause hardship – Naughten

In East-Roscommon, Families, North-Roscommon, West-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local TD, Denis Naughten has questioned the Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton on plans to close community welfare clinics in Keadue, Ballinlough & Roosky, pointing out that “with the lack of public transport, this decision will cause additional financial hardship for families”. Speaking in the Dáil last week, Denis Naughten stated that “families in the Keadue area are now …

Irish Water must provide water solution to North East Roscommon – Naughten

In East-Roscommon, Local Issues by Denis Naughten

  3 year wait to lift boil water notice unacceptable Denis Naughten TD has called on Irish Water to immediately source a new mobile water treatment unit for the North East Roscommon Regional water supply at Grange Lake, instead of leaving families with a boil water notice for three years. “It is totally unacceptable that the people of Ballyleague, Strokestown, …

Roscommon without ambulance cover every 3 days – Naughten

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

  27th August 2014 Every three days the Roscommon Town ambulance base, which provides emergency cover for the majority of County Roscommon, has been left without any ambulance available to respond to an emergency, local TD Denis Naughten has claimed. Deputy Naughten has come into the possession of confidential documents which list 216 incidents/near misses at the Roscommon Town ambulance …

Covidien & Local Jobs

In Blog, East-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Before the Dáil broke up for the summer & following speculation locally, I raised the issue of the merger of the companies Medtronic & Covidien with Minister Richard Bruton.

Naughten welcomes delivery of industrial broadband to local schools

In East Galway, East-Roscommon, Education, Infrastructure, Mid-Roscommon, North-Roscommon, South Roscommon, West-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten has welcomed the completion this week, of the roll out of industrial strength broadband to every secondary school in the West of Ireland. “As of today, the programme to roll out 100Mbps broadband to schools in the West, Midlands & Border Counties has been completed which will directly benefit every local secondary school pupil” claims Denis Naughten TD. …

Bus Éireann concessions falls short of local requirements – Naughten

In East-Roscommon, Infrastructure by Denis Naughten

While welcoming the concession by Bus Éireann to provide a short term once a day service to Rooskey, Dromod and Carracastle, it falls well short of the basic requirements of the local communities and ignores the town of Elphin completely, said Denis Naughten TD. Following the pressure by the local communities affected by the changes to Bus Éireann routes 22 …

Heritage promotion staff will help develop Roscommon’s tourism package – Naughten

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

Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the appointment by Roscommon LEADER Partnership of two people to work across County Roscommon on heritage projects, stating that it will be of benefit in developing the heritage tourism. The appointment of Heritage Animators, Sharon Eastwood and Janie Crone will be assist groups and individuals with heritage training or developing project proposals, which will …

County Roscommon furthest away from A&E

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

People living in County Roscommon are now further away from a fully functioning A&E than those living in any other county according to an analysis by NUI Maynooth’s National Institute for Regional and Spatial Analysis. Responding to the analysis, local TD Denis Naughten said this analysis clearly shows how important the A&E at Roscommon Hospital was to the people of …