Planning sought for new cell block at Roscommon Garda Station – Naughten

In Infrastructure, Mid-Roscommon, News by Denis Naughten

  Local TD Denis Naughten has confirmed that planning permission is being sought for the development of new modern cells at the garda station in Roscommon Town. “The current cells do not meet modern standards and can pose unacceptable risks to both Gardai and those in custody in the garda station,” stated Denis Naughten. “As part of the redevelopment the …

Government must immediately release €30m in funds for bog rehabilitation -Naughten

In Business & Jobs, Environment, Jobs, News, Tourism, Uncategorized by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten has called on Government to release €30m from the Climate Action Fund to immediately commence work on cut away bog rehabilitation in light of serious concerns raised by unions regarding the future of 2,000 Bord na Mona jobs across the midlands. Deputy Naughten secured a commitment from An Taoiseach that money from the Climate Action Fund should be …

Unanimous support for Naughten beef reforms

In Agriculture, Blog by Denis Naughten

https://youtu.be/sN7Bv1z3D7I REFORMS TO GIVE MORE PRICE CONTROL TO BEEF FARMERS Today, I secured the unanimous support of every TD in Dáil Eireann to bring forward 4 measures which have the potential to fundamentally shift power away from meat processors & supermarkets to beef farmers. This won’t happen overnight, but if such steps were taken 5 years ago, then we would …

Naughten welcomes recommencement of electricity generation at Lanesboro

In East-Roscommon, Jobs, News, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

ESB considering new planning application for Shannonbridge Station   Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the announcement that the ESB is to start powering back up Lough Ree Power station in Lanesboro over the coming week. “This announcement which is based on the current conditions on the River Shannon will come as a relief to the 400 families in the …

New funds to enhance Roscommon urology service – Naughten

In Health, News by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the allocation of funding to expand the newly developed urology service across Roscommon and East Galway, a move which will see patients diagnosed and treated quicker than in the past. Following the development of a new rapid access and treatment urology service at Roscommon Hospital for those with blood in urine and for incontinence, …

Beef: 15 cent/kg lost between RTE & Roscommon

In Agriculture, News by Denis Naughten

https://youtu.be/SWm_byKvw-s Speaking in the Dáil tonight I questioned how Mr. Cormac Healy of Meat Industry Ireland on RTE’s Sean O’Rourke programme said that €3.60/kg for R3 grade cattle was available as a base price and he pointed out that this was the EU average at present. Yet the best quote that farmers in County Roscommon & Galway can get in …

Naughten seeks support for farmers in Shannon Callows

In Agriculture, Local Issues, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has called on the Minister for Agriculture to provide assistance to farmers who have lost after-grass and fodder as a result of the summer flooding of the Shannon Callows. “Some farmers have been forced to house stock early due to the loss of after-grass which, coming on top of the depressed beef prices, is placing serious …

€82k for local sensory gardens – Naughten

In Disability, East Galway, Education, Families, News, North-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the allocation of €82,302 for the development of three sensory gardens in Roscommon/Galway. Lawrencetown Community Development has secured €13,943, Kilronan Community Playschool has secured €23,800 and Keadue Sportsfield has received €44,559 in funding for sensory gardens from Minister Michael Ring. These sensory gardens are designed to stimulate the senses and can be of particular benefit …

Portiuncula to spearhead new heart failure service – Naughten

In Health, News by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the approval of a new heart failure service for Portiuncula Hospital which will see patients diagnosed and treated quicker than in the past. Working with local GPs the new pilot service funded by the Minister for Health will see more patients treated locally by GPs with the support of the medical team at Portiuncula …