Discussions on new site for St. Teresa’s Special School in Ballinasloe – Naughten

In Disability, East Galway, Education, News, South Roscommon, Video by Denis Naughten

Local TD, Denis Naughten has confirmed that negotiations on the purchase of a site for St. Teresa’s Special School, Ballinasloe have fallen through but that the Department of Education is now engaging with another landowner on the purchase of a site. “We had received positive news last May that negotiations had commenced with a landowner on the purchase of a site …

Economic catastrophe facing midlands in 68 days

In Environment, Jobs, News, Video by Denis Naughten

Local TD’s had a meeting with the Bord na Mona group of unions yesterday. They informed us that the company is currently borrowing money on a day-to-day basis to pay staff The public service obligation finishes for Lough Ree Power on the 9th of December and for  West Offaly on the 31st of December next. This is completely unsustainable We …

Naughten seeks Taoiseach’s intervention to assist cattle exports

In Agriculture, News, Video by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten has called on the Taoiseach to ensure an urgent meeting of key players is convened to provide a practical solution to the lack of sufficient export facilities for calves at the Port of Cherbourg, France. Speaking in Dáil Éireann, this afternoon (Tuesday) Denis Naughten said: “If we don’t take dairy calves out of our beef production system then …

Naughten calls for Programme for Government review to unlock nursing dispute impasse

In Health, Local Issues, News, Video by Denis Naughten

I’ve called for a review of the role of nurses work in our hospitals to help unlock nursing dispute impasse I have been speaking directly to nursing staff outside both Portiuncula & Roscommon Hospitals  and they all want to be caring for patients not picketing. There is a commitment in the  Programme for Government which I believe can provide the …