“Mean” test for carers must be abolished – Naughten

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Cathaoirleach of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Social Protection, Denis Naughten TD, has said we must work towards a financial support system for family carers which is “designed around the care that is given and not how must is in the bank account of the husband or wife of a full-time carer”. “The Social Protection Committee has received evidence of …

UK research may provide diagnosis for long Covid – Naughten

In Health, News, Posts by Topic, Uncategorized by Denis Naughten

UK researchers have found previously undetected damage to the lungs of long Covid patients, which may prove a vital tool in providing a definitive diagnosis for those who have not fully recovered from Covid-19 months after their initial infection, says Denis Naughten TD. “The research team in the UK has reported the use of specialist MRI techniques to identify lung …

Naughten seeks Government meeting on Lough Funshinagh

In Agriculture, Environment, Families, Mid-Roscommon, News, Uncategorized by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has written to Ministers Patrick O’Donovan & Darragh O’Brien seeking a meeting to explore all possible options following the High Court injunction obtained by The Friends of the Irish Environment, which has halted works at Lough Funshinagh in County Roscommon.   “The current situation could leave the community in a position where they could be forced …

Naughten welcomes publication of greenway routes through ‘hidden’ East Galway

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      Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the publication of the five route corridors for the new Greenway from Athlone to Galway city, through counties Roscommon and Galway. “Addressing the design team last Friday, I pointed out that it is positive to see the proposed alternative routes start off by looking at the available State-owned land and that …

Ignoring funding local mental health during will have long term consequences – Naughten

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Families and individuals without vital mental health supports are left in desperate situation   Local TD, Denis Naughten has said that the disclosure of the fact that not one additional cent of pandemic funding has been provided for mental health services in Roscommon, Galway & Mayo will have long term consequences for individuals and families over the weeks and months …

Where is ‘Be On Call For Ireland’ as nursing home left without staff?

In East Galway, News, Older People, Posts by Topic, Uncategorized by Denis Naughten

Urgent action needed to protect nursing home residents – Naughten   Denis Naughten TD has called for clarity on staff available under the Be On Call For Ireland initiative to deal with a crisis situation has arisen in a nursing home in the West of Ireland, which has had just three staff running the facility for the last three days. …

Need help or wish to offer help duing Covid 19 Crisis?

In Blog, Disability, Families, Older People, Uncategorized, Young People by Denis Naughten

As part of the Government response to the COVID-19 crisis, Roscommon & Galway County Councils have established a COVID-19 Community Call Forum. The forum works with State agencies and community and voluntary groups to provide supports or services to any vulnerable person who needs them. The forum brings together different organisations to provide important services like: collection and delivery of essential items like …

Roscommon Galway Virtual Easter Parade

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  This year we can’t hold our local traditional Easter Parades so here is a virtual one of Easter’s  past And Let’s look forward to many more Easter Parades to come!!!! Happy Easter & Stay Safe! #ResilientRoscommon