Election Launch

In News by Denis Naughten

This Friday night, 28th January The Bridge House, Athleague, at 9 p.m. Guest: Michael Ring TD. There will also be music on the night and everyone is welcome to attend. Please feel free to bring along friends & family.

Jobs plan urgently needed as local communities face scourge of emigration – Naughten

In Business & Jobs by Denis Naughten

The ESRI’s latest emigration predictions that 1000 people a week are set to leave Ireland this year alone has to shock the Government onto action, claims Denis Naughten. “We must have a jobs plan and we need it now. Local communities and football teams now have to face the grim prospect of being decimated by the scourge of emigration,” stated Denis …

Climate Bill would see 85% cull of cattle locally – Naughten

In Agriculture by Denis Naughten

The implementation of the current climate change law would see a cull of 17 out of every 20 suckler cows with a drastic impact on the local economy, says Denis Naughten. Furthermore, it would have a devastating impact on local businesses and lead to a situation where even more young people will be forced to emigrate. “There is no doubt …

Roscommon abuse audit not available until March– Naughten

In Families by Denis Naughten

The report on the an audit of all serious child neglect cases in the county will not be available until next March, eight months after it was recommended, Denis Naughten has stated. One of the key recommendations of the Roscommon child abuse inquiry was that an audit of current practice in chronic neglect cases should be undertaken in County Roscommon. …

Mental health staff shortage, only start of health crisis– Naughten

In Health by Denis Naughten

HSE embargo on recruitment, is now reaching a critical stage at Co. Hospital Nursing & care staff shortages across the health services in County Roscommon will create a crisis in the delivery of services in the coming months, unless urgent action is taken, claims Denis Naughten. “This week we have reports of the critical situation in the mental health services …