Naughten welcomes development of new x-ray system at Roscommon Hospital

In Health by Denis Naughten

Local TD and Health Campaigner Denis Naughten has welcomed the roll out of a new state of the art x-ray system at Roscommon County Hospital. The new system will allow the results of x-rays to be read by consultants at other hospitals like University Hospital Galway. Rather than queuing for hours in many of the busy A&E departments, patients can …

Monksland Primary Care Centre to open within weeks – Naughten

In Health, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local TD, Denis Naughten has been informed by the HSE that it expects to open the new state of the art primary health care centre on the Tuam Road, Monksland this October. The facility will house the South Roscommon Primary Care Team providing accommodation for GPs, physiotherapy services, speech and language therapy, dental care, social work, mental health and other …

Naughten calls for emergency Dáil committee meeting

In Health by Denis Naughten

Home help to be slashed by 16 hours every minute, as care packages fact a 50% cut. Member of the Joint Committee on Health and Children, Denis Naughten TD, has written to the Chairman of the Committee calling for an emergency meeting to discuss the announced cuts. According to Denis Naughten, home help co-ordinators throughout the Country have to slash …

Letter to Committee Chairman

In Health by Denis Naughten

Dear Chairman, As I am sure you are aware the recent cuts announced by the Department of Health have been met with considerable outrage throughout the country. While I welcome the announcement regarding the reassessment of the cuts to personal assistant services, the remaining measures will have a monumental impact on thousands of highly vulnerable people. In particular I would …

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 …

400% hike in sex offenders breaking release conditions – Naughten

In Families by Denis Naughten

The enforcement of the release conditions of those convicted of serious sexual offences, such as rape and paedophilia, is spiralling out of control claims Denis Naughten TD. Since 2008 there has been a shocking 400% increase in the number of persons breaching the terms of their released from prison following convictions for rape, offences against children, as well as other …

Increasing Sports Grant could create 316 jobs in Galway – Naughten

In Business & Jobs, East Galway by Denis Naughten

Galway clubs plan to invest over €25m in facilities Denis Naughten TD has revealed that the Government could treble the sports grant allocation to County Galway, creating 316 jobs without costing the taxpayer one additional cent. 153 Galway clubs have submitted applications under the Sports Capital Grant Scheme, with plans to invest over €25m in sport & recreation facilities throughout …

Increasing Sports Grant could create 42 jobs in Leitrim – Naughten

In Business & Jobs by Denis Naughten

Leitrim clubs plan to invest over €2.7m in facilities Local TD, Denis Naughten has revealed that the Government could treble the sports grant allocation to County Roscommon, creating 84 jobs without costing the taxpayer one additional cent. 48 Roscommon clubs have submitted applications under the Sports Capital Grant Scheme, with plans to invest over €5m in sport & recreation facilities …