Minister expects report on Fr. Molloy case “shortly” – Naughten

In Mid-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Monday 11th March 2013     Justice Minister Alan Shatter informed Denis Naughten in the Dáil last week that he expects to have the Garda report on the cold case review into the death of Fr. Niall Molloy “shortly”.   Denis Naughten, who has raised the issue in the Dáil on numerous occasions over the last decade, said: “This review …

Tender approval will address poor water quality – Naughten

In Mid-Roscommon, News, North-Roscommon, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten TD has welcomed the news that Roscommon County Council has been granted approval to invite tenders for four water treatment schemes. These include schemes in Arigna, Boyle/Ardcarne, Roscommon Central and South Roscommon areas. “This announcement will address the on-going problem of poor quality of water in certain areas,” stated Denis Naughten. “The communities in each of these areas …

PRA’s refusal to move to custom built headquarters “infuriating”- Naughten.

In Business & Jobs, Infrastructure, Mid-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

  Rather than transferring to the Property Registration Authority’s €11.5 million Roscommon HQ, the 84 PRA staff currently located in the Setanta Centre in Dublin look set to continue in rented office space once their lease expires next year; a decision which could cost the taxpayer just under 1 million euro in future rent. Local TD Denis Naughten has deemed …

Naughten questions survey of Roscommon Town

In Business & Jobs, Mid-Roscommon, News by Denis Naughten

Local TD, Denis Naughten, this afternoon questioned Retail Excellence Ireland (REI) on its survey of Roscommon Town which claimed that there was inadequate and expensive car parking in the town when compared to the country as a whole. The national survey concluded that Roscommon Town needed to improve on car parking availability (four per cent below the national average) and …

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. …

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 …

Naughten welcomes revision of targets for Roscommon Urgent Care Centre

In Health, Mid-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the row back by management of the Galway/Roscommon University Hospitals Group on its activity targets for the urgent care centre and medical assessment unit at Roscommon County Hospital. “Last week I disclosed the fact that inadequate provision had been made by the management of the hospital group for increased numbers to be treated at …

Successful visit by Ghana Agriculture Chairman to County Roscommon

In Agriculture, Mid-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

The Chairman of the Parliament of Ghana’s Agriculture Committee completed an impressive visit to County Roscommon last week, hosted by local TD Denis Naughten. The delegation of Dr. Ahmed Alhassan Yakubu MP, Chairman of Ghana’s Agriculture Committee, and Mr. Samuel Atta Akyea MP, visited Roscommon to get a flavour of Irish farming, farm practice and the work that the LEADER …

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 …