1500 local life-threatening 999 calls not responded to within target – Naughten

In Health by Denis Naughten

Friday 7th June 2013 Close to 1500 life threatening 999 calls made in the first three months of the year in the West did not have an ambulance at the scene within 19 minutes, which is the international standard response time, Denis Naughten has revealed. “Delays in responding to life-threatening or potentially life-threatening 999 calls within the target time, and …

Undocumented law to be debated in US Senate this week – Naughten

In News by Denis Naughten

Tuesday 11th June The new law which would provide a path to citizenship for up to 50,000 undocumented Irish in the US will commence its debate in the US Senate this week, Denis Naughten TD has outlined. The new law is making steady progress through Capitol Hill in the US and has already passed out of committee on an unexpectedly …

Air ambulance service completes 285 missions in a year – Naughten

In Health by Denis Naughten

Wednesday 12th June 2013 Air ambulance service completes 285 missions in a year – Naughten The air ambulance service has carried out 285 missions since the service was established in June of last year, Denis Naughten TD has revealed following a Dáil reply on the issue. “From June 2012 to May 2013 there were 245 missions completed by the Air …

5000 life-threatening 999 calls not responded to within target – Naughten

In Health by Denis Naughten

Monday 10th June 2013 Close to 5000 life-threatening 999 calls made in the first three months of 2013 did not have an ambulance at the scene within 19 minutes, the international standard response time, Denis Naughten TD has revealed. “Delays in responding to life-threatening, or potentially life-threatening, 999 calls within the target time and further delays in transporting patients to …

Welfare claims anti-social behaviour not its problem – Naughten

In News by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has expressed disappointment at the Department of Social Protection’s attitude to serious issues of anti-social behaviour he has raised, which have been perpetrated by a small minority of families in receipt of rent allowance. Responding to Deputy Naughten’s concerns Department Officials stated that the issue of anti-social behaviour by persons in receipt of rent allowance was …

Naughten welcomes referral of Fr. Molloy file to DPP

In Mid-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Press release Thursday 6th June 2013 Naughten welcomes referral of Fr. Molloy file to DPP Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the referral of the Fr. Molloy Garda review file to the Director of Public Prosecution stating that it is one further step to get justice for the late priest and his family. Denis Naughten, who has raised the issue …

Live shippers waiting months for on feedback on vessels – Naughten

In Agriculture by Denis Naughten

Live shippers waiting months on for feedback on vessels– Naughten Delays putting further fodder & financial pressure on farmers 1st June 2013 Denis Naughten TD has been informed by the Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney TD that there are applications for the transport of live cattle by ship with his Department for up to 3 months at the “documentation review …

Attempted abduction highlights need for change in law – Naughten

In News by Denis Naughten

Attempted abduction  highlights need for change in law – NaughtenPublic must be encouraged to report suspicious activity 31st May 2013 “The incident last Friday where a two men attempted to lure a Leaving Certificate student into a van in Castlebar, Co. Mayo, is the latest report from different parts of  the country involving strangers approaching children in public places and …

Update on new open prison in Castlerea

In Families, West-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

QUESTION NO:  151 DÁIL QUESTION addressed to the Minister for Justice and Equality (Mr. Shatter) by Deputy Denis Naughten for WRITTEN on Thursday, 23rd May, 2013. *  To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality if prisoners to be accommodated in Harristown house, Castlerea, County Roscommon, are to be allowed to leave the grounds of Castlerea Prison to access the …