Climate Bill would see 85% cull of cattle locally – Naughten

In Agriculture by Denis Naughten

The implementation of the current climate change law would see a cull of 17 out of every 20 suckler cows with a drastic impact on the local economy, says Denis Naughten. Furthermore, it would have a devastating impact on local businesses and lead to a situation where even more young people will be forced to emigrate. “There is no doubt …

Roscommon abuse audit not available until March– Naughten

In Families by Denis Naughten

The report on the an audit of all serious child neglect cases in the county will not be available until next March, eight months after it was recommended, Denis Naughten has stated. One of the key recommendations of the Roscommon child abuse inquiry was that an audit of current practice in chronic neglect cases should be undertaken in County Roscommon. …

Mental health staff shortage, only start of health crisis– Naughten

In Health by Denis Naughten

HSE embargo on recruitment, is now reaching a critical stage at Co. Hospital Nursing & care staff shortages across the health services in County Roscommon will create a crisis in the delivery of services in the coming months, unless urgent action is taken, claims Denis Naughten. “This week we have reports of the critical situation in the mental health services …

Unfair budget keeps people on dole & punishes those who cannot work- Naughten

In Business & Jobs by Denis Naughten

“The long promised budget has failed to provide much needed hope for a brighter future which the people of this country urgently need” claims Denis Naughten. The budget policy seems to be to cut the supports to those who cannot work, and take away the opportunities for those who want to work & force those on low pay out of …

Naughten welcome progress on Bealnamullia school

In Education, Local Issues, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Design team sought for 16 Class room school at Cloonakilla NS Progress on the development of a new 16 classroom school at Cloonakilla NS, Bealnamullia has been welcomed by Denis Naughten. Tenders have been sought for the appointment of a design team for the new school to be located on a two acre site beside the existing school. The closing …