Key questions that must be answered on Lanesboro power station closure

In Uncategorized by Denis Naughten

  This evening in Dáil Éireann I asked Richard Bruton to provide answers to key questions regarding the layoff of Bord na Mona staff as a result of the shutdown of Lanesboro Power Station Between direct and indirect jobs we are looking at close to 1000 people being impacted upon by this decision For the full Dáil debate see: https://youtu.be/eg8KFIgNkSs

Key questions on Lanesboro Power Station must be answered

In East-Roscommon, Jobs, News by Denis Naughten

  This evening in Dáil Éireann I asked Richard Bruton to provide answers to key questions regarding the layoff of Bord na Mona staff as a result of the shutdown of Lanesboro Power Station Between direct and indirect jobs we are looking at close to 1000 people being impacted upon by this decision   For the full Dáil debate see: …

Bord na Mona lay offs to be raised in Dail – Naughten

In East-Roscommon, Jobs, News by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has sought time from the Ceann Comhairle today to have the issue of 150 temporary lay offs by Bord na Mona at Mount Dillon debated with the Energy Minister, Richard Bruton. The lay offs are as a result of the shut down of the ESB power plant in Lanesboro last week, due to environmental licensing issues. …

One million cattle on their way from Brazil – what will that do for our climate? Asks Naughten

In Agriculture, News by Denis Naughten

“If the Mercosur deal is ratified it will see the equivalent of 1million cattle a year being transported up to 11,000km from South America” Denis Naughten told Dáil Éireann this afternoon.   The Roscommon Galway TD who will vote against the Mercosur deal tomorrow said that “Irish farmers get just €3.10 for every €10 paid for beef in our supermarkets …

Over 200% mark-up on beef shows shoppers & farmers fleeced – Naughten

In Agriculture, News by Denis Naughten

  Irish shoppers are paying high food prices yet farmers are not getting the benefit with the situation worsening over the last 15 years, according to a survey released today by Denis Naughten TD.   “The survey carried out this week, excluding special offers, shows that the farmer gets €3.76 for a kilo of beef while shoppers are paying on …

SME supports

In Blog, Business & Jobs by Denis Naughten

Earlier this year with the support of opposition parties, I secured a legal commitment from Government to outline how we can support our local businesses which are the backbone of employment across this country. That lead to the publication of the Government report on supports for local business https://dbei.gov.ie/en/Publications/Publication-files/Overview-of-Government-Supports-for-Indigenous-Business.pdf This report lists 35 government agencies as well as 31 councils, …

Irish suckler beef 35 times better for environment that from Brazil – Naughten

In Agriculture, Environment, News, Uncategorized by Denis Naughten

Taoiseach agrees to evaluate environmental aspect of deal   Denis Naughten has secured a commitment from the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar that the environmental and climate aspect of the Mercosur deal will be evaluated by Government, not just the economic aspects of the deal. The Roscommon Galway TD believes that such an evaluation will expose the fact that the carbon footprint …

75% grant aid for tourism websites in Irelands Hidden Heartlands

In News, Tourism by Denis Naughten

An investment fund to improve the online presence for business in Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands is open to community groups, business and the public sector. After a simple application process, selected applicants who meet the criteria stated by Failte Ireland will be invited to complete the Website Improvement Plan. Once the plan is completed, participants will be eligible for funding of …