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 …

1,350 local families in serious mortgage arrears – Naughten

In Families by Denis Naughten

Banks must provide for debt restructuring Local TD Denis Naughten has highlighted the fact that 1,350 families in Roscommon and South Leitrim are in mortgage arrears of three months– based on an analysis of figures released by the Central Bank. “These families are in a dire situation and the additional costs of returning to school, along with the failure to …

Increasing Sports Grant could create 84 jobs in Roscommon– Naughten

In Business & Jobs by Denis Naughten

Roscommon clubs plan to invest over €5m 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 throughout …