Denis Naughten

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Denis Naughten said : “The lack of places is now forcing pupils from South Roscommon to travel up to 100km each day to avail of an education with two south Roscommon children facing a daily journey to Glenamaddy next September to access 2nd level education,” “Presently, there are only three primary schools and just one second level school providing autism specific classes in the wider Athlone area, which is insufficient to meet current needs and this must be urgently addressed by the Minister for Education” External link

westmeathindependent Tuesday, May 10, 2022 12:36:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten stated : “There are 57 primary school pupils in local autism classes in Athlone, Ballinasloe, and South Roscommon and despite demand for more places, no new class is being planned for this September,” External link

westmeathindependent Tuesday, May 10, 2022 12:36:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : "On top of that, the electricity supplier increased in November of 2021, 17 months into this woman's billing period. So, a mimimum of 9.3% more on her electricity bill than the elecricity cost that she actually accrued," External link

irishexaminer Friday, April 29, 2022 3:26:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : "On top of that, the electricity supplier increased in November of 2021, 17 months into this woman's billing period. So, a mimimum of 9.3% more on her electricity bill than the elecricity cost that she actually accrued," External link

irishexaminer Friday, April 29, 2022 2:26:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten told ( about Eamon Ryan ) : "I wasn't very enamoured with the response that I got from Eamon Ryan," External link

irishexaminer Friday, April 29, 2022 2:26:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said ( about Commission ) : “To add to her shock, she is being charged all of these arrears at the current electricity rate compounding the financial hardship she is now facing, while the electricity supplier gains an excessive profit due to this inflated unit rate,” “It seems that the regulator, the Commission for the Regulation of Utilities, is not too bothered about this exploitation of vulnerable electricity customers as the only obligation they place on electricity suppliers is that they must ‘attempt’ to take a meter reading four times per year” External link

thejournal Thursday, April 28, 2022 9:33:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “Neither the practice of allowing estimated bills to continually roll over nor profiteering from backdating all arrears at the current unit rate should be tolerated,” External link

thejournal Thursday, April 28, 2022 9:33:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “To add to her shock, she is being charged all of these arrears at the current electricity rate, compounding the financial hardship she is now facing, while the electricity supplier gains an excessive profit due to the policy of charging this inflated unit rate” External link

irishtimes Thursday, April 28, 2022 6:53:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded ( about Eamon Ryan ) : “Disappointingly Minister Ryan gave no commitment to take such an approach, just to allow customers more time to pay the inflated bill,” External link

mwir Thursday, April 28, 2022 5:09:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten explained : “To add to her shock, she is being charged all of these arrears at the current electricity rate compounding the financial hardship she is now facing, while the electricity supplier gains an excessive profit due to the policy of charging this inflated unit rate,” External link

westmeathindependent Thursday, April 28, 2022 5:01:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “Neither the practice of allowing estimated bills to continually roll over nor profiteering from backdating all arrears at the current unit rate should be tolerated,” External link

westmeathindependent Thursday, April 28, 2022 5:01:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded ( about Eamon Ryan ) : “Disappointingly Minister Ryan gave no commitment to take such an approach, just to allow customers more time to pay the inflated bill,” External link

westmeathindependent Thursday, April 28, 2022 5:01:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : "For the sake of victims who have to live with the consequences of these perpetrators, and any potential future victims, those convicted of sexual offences should lose the right to be forgotten, permanently," External link

westmeathindependent Monday, April 25, 2022 1:53:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “From September 2022, these schools will have access to additional supports which will help to support all pupils in the school,” External link

westmeathindependent Sunday, March 13, 2022 7:55:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “In most instances this should be straightforward but it’s important to plan for it now rather than waiting until the new law comes into force, in case there are issues that need to be clarified, which could delay being able to access this relief,” External link

leitrimobserver Sunday, March 6, 2022 3:23:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “As a result, this means that every week a family delays in being able to avail of the new relief a further charge of 0.14% will be placed against the capital value of the family farm or business asset,” External link

leitrimobserver Sunday, March 6, 2022 3:23:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “It is expected that within the next 20 weeks, 12 new isolation beds will become available at Portiuncula, which will replace the beds lost at the hospital due to bed closures to meet Covid requirements,” External link

westmeathindependent Wednesday, February 9, 2022 2:03:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “The State Pension is an important part of Ireland’s social protection measures. It helps to prevent many of those in receipt of the State Pension from entering poverty and enjoying a reasonable standard of living” External link

breakingnews-ie Wednesday, February 2, 2022 11:09:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “The State pension is an important part of Ireland’s social protection measures” External link

thejournal Wednesday, February 2, 2022 10:32:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “The State Pension is an important part of Ireland’s social protection measures. It helps to prevent many of those in receipt of the State Pension from entering poverty and enjoying a reasonable standard of living” External link

irishtimes Wednesday, February 2, 2022 3:02:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “The number of people with long Covid unable to return to normal activities or employment months after becoming unwell could be a sleeping crisis for our health service that may overwhelm already horrendous hospital waiting lists,” External link

westmeathindependent Tuesday, February 1, 2022 3:11:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “While this was an estimate based on the current scientific literature, it was the first time an attempt has been made to put formal structure on the scale of the long Covid health problem in Ireland, with some people suffering from this chronic condition having their concerns dismissed as being ‘all in their head’,” External link

westmeathindependent Tuesday, February 1, 2022 3:11:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten told : “While the HSE stated last September that it planned to establish specialist long Covid clinics, only a Model of Care for Long Covid has been agreed, with the HSE now starting to implement it,” External link

westmeathindependent Tuesday, February 1, 2022 3:11:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten explained : "Last year the Government allocated €3m to provide a passing loop at Oranmore Railway Station that will allow for additional morning and evening rail services on the route from Athlone to Galway city, directly benefiting local commuters," External link

westmeathindependent Monday, January 31, 2022 2:39:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten stated : “Until now perjury has been extremely difficult to prosecute in Ireland but this new law will penalise those who lie under oath for personal gain,” External link

leitrimobserver Friday, January 28, 2022 6:34:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten added : “This Bill sends as a clear message to anyone engaged in legal proceedings that they must tell the truth and any deliberate departure from that may have serious consequences,” External link

leitrimobserver Friday, January 28, 2022 6:34:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “That is down to our scientists, many of whom were inspired to go into research through their engagement with the Science Gallery in Dublin,” External link

irishtimes Wednesday, January 26, 2022 1:08:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten said : "This is a key development for the digital footprint of the county," "The National Broadband Plan is a vital project to rural Ireland, and the first connection to the National Broadband Ireland network is a important step towards ensuring that communities, homes, schools and businesses in county Roscommon and across rural Ireland have access to high-speed broadband" External link

westmeathindependent Friday, January 21, 2022 9:34:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded ( about Commission ) : "I also raised these concerns directly with the Minister for Education, who stated that: 'the State Examinations Commission will issue further details regarding the 2022 examinations, guided by prevailing public health advice. There will be further engagement with stakeholders, through the Advisory Group on Planning for the State Examinations, and with other stakeholders as appropriate, in advance of any detailed announcement.'" External link

westmeathindependent Tuesday, January 4, 2022 5:39:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “It is deeply disappointing that revised targets set just last September will not be reached by the end of December” External link

agriland Wednesday, December 15, 2021 6:03:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten remarked : “The current programme for government, published after Covid-19 hit, promised to fast track the delivery of high-speed broadband to every home in Ireland, but all we have seen since then is hand-wringing and little in the way of action,” External link

agriland Wednesday, December 15, 2021 6:03:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “In most instances this should be straightforward, but the cap cannot kick in until the application and supporting documentation including sworn affidavits are submitted to the Nursing Home Support Scheme offices,” External link

agriland Friday, October 29, 2021 6:11:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “This investment will not only improve accessibility for a broad range of walking routes but also allow a far greater number of people of varying mobilities to enjoy the work of these local community groups” “The funding will further enhance facilities for local families, tourists, visitors as well as making County Roscommon an even more attractive place to live and work” External link

westmeathindependent Monday, October 25, 2021 2:50:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten claimed : “Of the total €412 million to to be allocated in Carbon Tax funds next year, there will be little or nothing allocated to actual carbon reductions, which will make it far more challenging for our economy – and farming in particular – in the remaining years left to the end of the decade when we are to reduce overall emissions by 51%,” “In Budget 2022 farmers should have seen an allocation of €49 million but this is to be postponed until [the next Common Agricultural Policy], which to me is just another way of saying that the carbon taxes to be allocated to agriculture are just to replace government funding up to now allocated for co-financing of CAP measures” External link

agriland Monday, October 18, 2021 2:46:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten told : “In reality, this means that 75,000 fewer homes will have access to the high-speed broadband network at the end of next year than was planned when the contract was signed in November 2019,” External link

independent-ie Thursday, October 14, 2021 10:35:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten stated ( about Simon Harris ) : “After I secured the commitment for the ward block development at Portiuncula Hospital from Health Minister Simon Harris there have been a number of delays in the project. It is imperative that this project is now given the priority it deserves within the HSE and that contactors are appointed ASAP,” External link

westmeathindependent Sunday, October 3, 2021 5:16:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten stated : “The letters arriving from Revenue this week in relation to LPT assessments state that returns must be done online through the Revenue website or through ROS or myAccount. People who are not digitally literate or who cannot access online services should be able to access this service through their local post office,” External link

westmeathindependent Friday, October 1, 2021 12:00:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “Online does not work for nearly half our adult population and our citizens should not be excluded from using Government services simply because they cannot use technology,” “It really beggars belief that in a single month Government accepts that a quarter of the adult population have unmet numeracy needs, with half the population without basic digital skills and then we have Revenue asking people to use an online interactive property valuation guide to determine the market value of their property one month from now” External link

westmeathindependent Friday, October 1, 2021 12:00:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten confirmed : “However, I will address the weaknesses that I see in this law with the publication of a piece of amending legislation later this year,” External link

agriland Thursday, June 17, 2021 3:10:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten added : “While my concerns have not been taken on board in the manner that I sought, I do accept that [current Minister for Climate] Eamon Ryan has acknowledged these issues and he has also made it clear to the committee that he is open to revisions to the law,” External link

agriland Thursday, June 17, 2021 3:10:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten told : “Biogenic methane, methane coming from agriculture, should be dealt with separately in terms of targets than other methane and carbon emissions,” External link

agriland Friday, June 4, 2021 12:57:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten stated : “Until now perjury has been extremely difficult to prosecute in Ireland but this new law will penalise those who lie under oath for personal gain,” External link

leitrimobserver Thursday, May 27, 2021 3:50:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten added : “This Bill sends as a clear message to anyone engaged in legal proceedings that they must tell the truth and any deliberate departure from that may have serious consequences,” External link

leitrimobserver Thursday, May 27, 2021 3:50:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “We do not want to undermine the overall objective behind the climate action bill, but we believe the proposed law is fundamentally flawed in trying to sidestep the people by excluding the requirement of Dáil approval,” External link

agriland Wednesday, May 5, 2021 9:28:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten claimed : “As currently drafted, this bill provides for a perverse incentive to other government departments to do little and force farmers to foot the climate bill,” “We accept that in both instances this is not the intention of TDs across all parties and we are hoping for their support for measures which would provide democratic oversight to fair, balanced and achievable targets for each sector of society” External link

agriland Wednesday, May 5, 2021 9:28:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten noted : “However, today’s announcement makes no reference to either form of emergency transport service and has been made in a week that 20 ambulances and staff have been redeployed to roll-out the Covid vaccinations to the housebound,” “So, we are now 20 ambulances down on what is normally an over-stretched service and now people will have to travel longer distances to get what will rightly be specialist medical care” External link

agriland Wednesday, April 28, 2021 11:11:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten added : “In some instances another ambulance is needed to carry the patient from the landing site to the hospital itself” External link

agriland Wednesday, April 28, 2021 11:11:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten asked : “Does anybody ever consider how the seriously ill patient can access these state-of-the-art services if they are hundreds of miles away, waiting on an ambulance to come?” External link

agriland Wednesday, April 28, 2021 11:11:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “These unaccounted-for vaccination appointments are now clearly the reason why 1,000 people awaiting their first vaccine dose did not receive it by last Sunday week, as planned by the HSE, and instead this will now be delayed by one month,” External link

carlow-nationalist Friday, April 23, 2021 2:24:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : "The Committee is of the view that the Public Accounts Committee's current parallel engagement on this policy issue is less than helpful and the Joint Committee also questions your Committee’s remit to do so, particularly at the same time when this Committee is considering it," External link

irishexaminer Monday, April 19, 2021 9:00:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten wrote : "In the circumstances here outlined, the Joint Committee has asked me to write to you and request that the Public Accounts Committee desists from any further consideration of this, or any other matter, that is properly within the remit of this Joint Committee," External link

irishexaminer Monday, April 19, 2021 9:00:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “We have two distinct customer bases that are being excluded by the current two bank model in this country, namely personal customers and small businesses. Both elements need to be addressed in a new banking model,” External link

thejournal Friday, April 16, 2021 5:24:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten asked : “Is it the case that children or adults, including the children impacted by Pandemrix narcolepsy cases, the audiology misdiagnosis of children in the West or cervical cancer misdiagnosis cases, are being managed in a similar manner?” External link

leitrimobserver Wednesday, March 31, 2021 1:00:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “The focus of the State’s approach is to defend the existing Departments’ policy approach at all costs instead of acting in the interest of the citizens it is supposed to serve, in this instance, young children,” External link

leitrimobserver Wednesday, March 31, 2021 1:00:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “This also brings into focus the wider issue of a no-fault compensation scheme for medical negligence and misdiagnosis, which would avoid costly legal cases for many families,” External link

leitrimobserver Wednesday, March 31, 2021 1:00:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten added : “The reality is that there are quite a number of towns like Ballinasloe where bringing families back into vacant homes and buildings will bring new life into a community as well as supporting existing schools, clubs and local services,” External link

connachttribune Monday, March 15, 2021 4:50:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten pointed out : "While Government funding under this round will also facilitate the development of enhanced parking facilities at the station, we need to see the development of a park and ride facility in Athenry close to the motorway to fully utilise enhanced rail services into Galway City" External link

westmeathindependent Friday, March 12, 2021 4:12:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “The department has now written to farmers participating in BEAM informing them that they can use the existing reference period of July 2020 to June 2021 or an alternative set of dates from January 2021 to December 2021,” External link

agriland Tuesday, March 2, 2021 4:12:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “The data presented to date to farmers has been misleading because while they are compliant with the 5% reduction now, they might find themselves in a completely different position next July,” External link

agriland Tuesday, March 2, 2021 4:12:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : "No-one knows where the new mutation is going to come from, it could come from Northern Ireland or France. " External link

eecho Sunday, February 28, 2021 9:14:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “I do think that this is an issue that is missing in terms of this particular commission. If it is going to be structured like the commission on policing, it needs to look at that aspect and needs to make recommendations in terms of that particular relationships,” “We also really need to tackle the issue of pay conditions. There’s something fundamentally wrong in a system where the number of frontline personnel in our Defence Forces is falling at a time where the number of staff in the Department of Defence are increasing,” External link

thejournal Sunday, February 28, 2021 5:24:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “Many more families have seen their broadband costs increase with additional charges for going over their data limits,” External link

westernpeople Sunday, February 21, 2021 12:30:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten explained : “To date approximately 44,000 workers have submitted a tax reclaim for working from home in 2020 with an average refund from the Revenue Commissioners of just €26.19 after they go through a cumbersome reclaim process involving the submission of 12 months’ worth of invoices for broadband, heating and electricity,” External link

leitrimobserver Thursday, February 11, 2021 8:30:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “It is hard to see how we can have the transformational change in how we work, as outlined in the Government’s remote working strategy with a potential reduction of 17% in our transport emissions, when we have such a view being held by our Taoiseach,” External link

leitrimobserver Thursday, February 11, 2021 8:30:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “To leave farmers reliant on calculating birthdays and the number of days in the first half of the year in order to retain a payment that was supposed to support them through a very difficult financial situation is totally unjust,” External link

agriland Thursday, January 28, 2021 6:51:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “To leave farmers reliant on calculating birthdays and the number of days in the first half of the year in order to retain a payment that was supposed to support them through a very difficult financial situation is totally unjust,” External link

agriland Thursday, January 28, 2021 3:13:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded ( about Commission ) : “I believe he should seek a waiver from the [European] Commission on any penalties in achieving the 5% calculation in light of the fact that the national suckler herd has fallen by a factor in excess of this target,” External link

agriland Tuesday, January 26, 2021 7:17:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten explained : “We all know that pets are much more than property, they are very much part of a family in homes across our country; sometimes the only friend to someone who is isolated, the guide for someone who is blind or has other sensory issues, and this needs to be clearly reflected in much stronger legislation,” External link

westmeathindependent Monday, January 25, 2021 11:35:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten says : “We all know that pets are much more than property, they are very much part of a family in homes across our country; sometimes the only friend to someone who is isolated, the guide for someone who is blind or has other sensory issues, and this needs to be clearly reflected in much stronger legislation,” External link

irishexaminer Sunday, January 24, 2021 11:06:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten told : “Our hospitals should be about making people better, not about picking up a virus that could be deadly,” External link

leitrimobserver Friday, January 22, 2021 10:27:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten explained : “While the HSE has stuck rigidly to the argument that these infections were as a result of staff picking up Covid in the community, the publication yesterday of a HSE report on Covid infection in hospitals exposes the fact that there was a six times higher rate of Covid-19 exposure in our hospitals than in the local community,” External link

leitrimobserver Friday, January 22, 2021 10:27:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten pointed out : “Surely if we can do this in the meat plants, we should be able to do it for patients, front-line staff and those who will, sadly, need our hospitals over the weeks and months to come?” External link

leitrimobserver Friday, January 22, 2021 10:27:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten pointed out : “While there is no doubt the participation of staff in Galway University and St. James’ Hospitals in this study will bring about a change in approach, one has to ask the question why have we not learned from the mistakes made in managing the first wave on infection in our nursing homes?” External link

leitrimobserver Friday, January 22, 2021 10:27:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten responded : “Hospitals should be about making people better, not picking up a virus that could be deadly,” External link

independent-ie Thursday, January 21, 2021 9:11:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “So in plain English, the buck stops with nobody,” “We have stagnation, leading to hospitals being a reservoir for Covid infection. We will never get our infection rate down unless we address this lack of leadership” External link

thejournal Thursday, January 21, 2021 5:00:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “This investment is part of a far bigger plan to promote our area to tourists as part of Ireland’s ‘Hidden Heartlands’ and it will also make East Galway and Roscommon more attractive locations for investment” External link

westmeathindependent Monday, January 18, 2021 5:22:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “are already struggling to make ends meet” External link

agriland Thursday, January 14, 2021 11:02:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “It is now time, in light of the third more serious lockdown and due to the fact that cow numbers will have fallen well in excess of the required 5%, that we now have clarity on a waiver on any threat of penalties for farmers who have drawn down payments under BEAM,” External link

agriland Thursday, January 14, 2021 11:02:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten stated : “We are now experiencing record numbers of Covid positive cases, which is putting huge pressure on all frontline healthcare workers both in our hospitals and in community healthcare, and the last thing we need is front line staff being taken away from this vital work,” External link

leitrimobserver Wednesday, January 6, 2021 3:56:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “People’s lives will be put in jeopardy if Government fails to act decisively and ensure that front line staff are left to focus on their responsibilities to those with Covid,” External link

leitrimobserver Wednesday, January 6, 2021 3:56:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “If the industry is operating as it should, what has Government to worry about? Why will it not follow through on what was unanimously agreed 15 months ago?” External link

agriland Monday, December 7, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten stated : “This information is not only vital so people understand how these decisions were made but, more importantly, to see how this virus can be controlled in communities and homes so we don’t have to face into any further lockdowns in 2021,” “This data must also be used to reform the current five level restriction model, which is clearly not fit for purpose as we are now again looking at a level 3 plus. This is proof enough that these levels need to be completely revised with the aid of this information” External link

irishexaminer Saturday, November 28, 2020 12:18:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “The last parliament that was worried about that abolished itself in 1800,” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, November 25, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “Unless we act quickly to analyse the huge amount of information which the Government now holds on this virus, then we risk adding to the economic devastation of many local businesses and the physical and mental health of our people,” External link

beat102103 Monday, November 16, 2020 12:37:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “A huge amount of information is being collected by the 11 contact tracing centres across the country into how people who tested positive for Covid-19 picked up the virus in the first place. However to date there has been no deep analysis of this information along with laboratory, hospital and digital data on population movements across Ireland over the last eight months,” External link

beat102103 Monday, November 16, 2020 12:37:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten added : “We need to design a system which means that people who test positive and their close contacts are locked down instead of the current blunt county-wide or country-wide lockdowns which have not been effective in preventing the surge of infection last month” External link

beat102103 Monday, November 16, 2020 12:37:00 PM EAT



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Denis Naughten said : “The lack of places is now forcing pupils from South Roscommon to travel up to 100km each day to avail of an education with two south Roscommon children facing a daily journey to Glenamaddy next September to access 2nd level education,” “Presently, there are only three primary schools and just one second level school providing autism specific classes in the wider Athlone area, which is insufficient to meet current needs and this must be urgently addressed by the Minister for Education” External link

westmeathindependent Tuesday, May 10, 2022 12:36:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten stated : “There are 57 primary school pupils in local autism classes in Athlone, Ballinasloe, and South Roscommon and despite demand for more places, no new class is being planned for this September,” External link

westmeathindependent Tuesday, May 10, 2022 12:36:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : "On top of that, the electricity supplier increased in November of 2021, 17 months into this woman's billing period. So, a mimimum of 9.3% more on her electricity bill than the elecricity cost that she actually accrued," External link

irishexaminer Friday, April 29, 2022 3:26:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : "On top of that, the electricity supplier increased in November of 2021, 17 months into this woman's billing period. So, a mimimum of 9.3% more on her electricity bill than the elecricity cost that she actually accrued," External link

irishexaminer Friday, April 29, 2022 2:26:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten told ( about Eamon Ryan ) : "I wasn't very enamoured with the response that I got from Eamon Ryan," External link

irishexaminer Friday, April 29, 2022 2:26:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said ( about Commission ) : “To add to her shock, she is being charged all of these arrears at the current electricity rate compounding the financial hardship she is now facing, while the electricity supplier gains an excessive profit due to this inflated unit rate,” “It seems that the regulator, the Commission for the Regulation of Utilities, is not too bothered about this exploitation of vulnerable electricity customers as the only obligation they place on electricity suppliers is that they must ‘attempt’ to take a meter reading four times per year” External link

thejournal Thursday, April 28, 2022 9:33:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “Neither the practice of allowing estimated bills to continually roll over nor profiteering from backdating all arrears at the current unit rate should be tolerated,” External link

thejournal Thursday, April 28, 2022 9:33:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “To add to her shock, she is being charged all of these arrears at the current electricity rate, compounding the financial hardship she is now facing, while the electricity supplier gains an excessive profit due to the policy of charging this inflated unit rate” External link

irishtimes Thursday, April 28, 2022 6:53:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded ( about Eamon Ryan ) : “Disappointingly Minister Ryan gave no commitment to take such an approach, just to allow customers more time to pay the inflated bill,” External link

mwir Thursday, April 28, 2022 5:09:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten explained : “To add to her shock, she is being charged all of these arrears at the current electricity rate compounding the financial hardship she is now facing, while the electricity supplier gains an excessive profit due to the policy of charging this inflated unit rate,” External link

westmeathindependent Thursday, April 28, 2022 5:01:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “Neither the practice of allowing estimated bills to continually roll over nor profiteering from backdating all arrears at the current unit rate should be tolerated,” External link

westmeathindependent Thursday, April 28, 2022 5:01:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded ( about Eamon Ryan ) : “Disappointingly Minister Ryan gave no commitment to take such an approach, just to allow customers more time to pay the inflated bill,” External link

westmeathindependent Thursday, April 28, 2022 5:01:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : "For the sake of victims who have to live with the consequences of these perpetrators, and any potential future victims, those convicted of sexual offences should lose the right to be forgotten, permanently," External link

westmeathindependent Monday, April 25, 2022 1:53:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “From September 2022, these schools will have access to additional supports which will help to support all pupils in the school,” External link

westmeathindependent Sunday, March 13, 2022 7:55:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “In most instances this should be straightforward but it’s important to plan for it now rather than waiting until the new law comes into force, in case there are issues that need to be clarified, which could delay being able to access this relief,” External link

leitrimobserver Sunday, March 6, 2022 3:23:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “As a result, this means that every week a family delays in being able to avail of the new relief a further charge of 0.14% will be placed against the capital value of the family farm or business asset,” External link

leitrimobserver Sunday, March 6, 2022 3:23:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “It is expected that within the next 20 weeks, 12 new isolation beds will become available at Portiuncula, which will replace the beds lost at the hospital due to bed closures to meet Covid requirements,” External link

westmeathindependent Wednesday, February 9, 2022 2:03:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “The State Pension is an important part of Ireland’s social protection measures. It helps to prevent many of those in receipt of the State Pension from entering poverty and enjoying a reasonable standard of living” External link

breakingnews-ie Wednesday, February 2, 2022 11:09:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “The State pension is an important part of Ireland’s social protection measures” External link

thejournal Wednesday, February 2, 2022 10:32:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “The State Pension is an important part of Ireland’s social protection measures. It helps to prevent many of those in receipt of the State Pension from entering poverty and enjoying a reasonable standard of living” External link

irishtimes Wednesday, February 2, 2022 3:02:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “The number of people with long Covid unable to return to normal activities or employment months after becoming unwell could be a sleeping crisis for our health service that may overwhelm already horrendous hospital waiting lists,” External link

westmeathindependent Tuesday, February 1, 2022 3:11:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “While this was an estimate based on the current scientific literature, it was the first time an attempt has been made to put formal structure on the scale of the long Covid health problem in Ireland, with some people suffering from this chronic condition having their concerns dismissed as being ‘all in their head’,” External link

westmeathindependent Tuesday, February 1, 2022 3:11:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten told : “While the HSE stated last September that it planned to establish specialist long Covid clinics, only a Model of Care for Long Covid has been agreed, with the HSE now starting to implement it,” External link

westmeathindependent Tuesday, February 1, 2022 3:11:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten explained : "Last year the Government allocated €3m to provide a passing loop at Oranmore Railway Station that will allow for additional morning and evening rail services on the route from Athlone to Galway city, directly benefiting local commuters," External link

westmeathindependent Monday, January 31, 2022 2:39:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten stated : “Until now perjury has been extremely difficult to prosecute in Ireland but this new law will penalise those who lie under oath for personal gain,” External link

leitrimobserver Friday, January 28, 2022 6:34:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten added : “This Bill sends as a clear message to anyone engaged in legal proceedings that they must tell the truth and any deliberate departure from that may have serious consequences,” External link

leitrimobserver Friday, January 28, 2022 6:34:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “That is down to our scientists, many of whom were inspired to go into research through their engagement with the Science Gallery in Dublin,” External link

irishtimes Wednesday, January 26, 2022 1:08:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten said : "This is a key development for the digital footprint of the county," "The National Broadband Plan is a vital project to rural Ireland, and the first connection to the National Broadband Ireland network is a important step towards ensuring that communities, homes, schools and businesses in county Roscommon and across rural Ireland have access to high-speed broadband" External link

westmeathindependent Friday, January 21, 2022 9:34:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded ( about Commission ) : "I also raised these concerns directly with the Minister for Education, who stated that: 'the State Examinations Commission will issue further details regarding the 2022 examinations, guided by prevailing public health advice. There will be further engagement with stakeholders, through the Advisory Group on Planning for the State Examinations, and with other stakeholders as appropriate, in advance of any detailed announcement.'" External link

westmeathindependent Tuesday, January 4, 2022 5:39:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “It is deeply disappointing that revised targets set just last September will not be reached by the end of December” External link

agriland Wednesday, December 15, 2021 6:03:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten remarked : “The current programme for government, published after Covid-19 hit, promised to fast track the delivery of high-speed broadband to every home in Ireland, but all we have seen since then is hand-wringing and little in the way of action,” External link

agriland Wednesday, December 15, 2021 6:03:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “In most instances this should be straightforward, but the cap cannot kick in until the application and supporting documentation including sworn affidavits are submitted to the Nursing Home Support Scheme offices,” External link

agriland Friday, October 29, 2021 6:11:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “This investment will not only improve accessibility for a broad range of walking routes but also allow a far greater number of people of varying mobilities to enjoy the work of these local community groups” “The funding will further enhance facilities for local families, tourists, visitors as well as making County Roscommon an even more attractive place to live and work” External link

westmeathindependent Monday, October 25, 2021 2:50:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten claimed : “Of the total €412 million to to be allocated in Carbon Tax funds next year, there will be little or nothing allocated to actual carbon reductions, which will make it far more challenging for our economy – and farming in particular – in the remaining years left to the end of the decade when we are to reduce overall emissions by 51%,” “In Budget 2022 farmers should have seen an allocation of €49 million but this is to be postponed until [the next Common Agricultural Policy], which to me is just another way of saying that the carbon taxes to be allocated to agriculture are just to replace government funding up to now allocated for co-financing of CAP measures” External link

agriland Monday, October 18, 2021 2:46:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten told : “In reality, this means that 75,000 fewer homes will have access to the high-speed broadband network at the end of next year than was planned when the contract was signed in November 2019,” External link

independent-ie Thursday, October 14, 2021 10:35:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten stated ( about Simon Harris ) : “After I secured the commitment for the ward block development at Portiuncula Hospital from Health Minister Simon Harris there have been a number of delays in the project. It is imperative that this project is now given the priority it deserves within the HSE and that contactors are appointed ASAP,” External link

westmeathindependent Sunday, October 3, 2021 5:16:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten stated : “The letters arriving from Revenue this week in relation to LPT assessments state that returns must be done online through the Revenue website or through ROS or myAccount. People who are not digitally literate or who cannot access online services should be able to access this service through their local post office,” External link

westmeathindependent Friday, October 1, 2021 12:00:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “Online does not work for nearly half our adult population and our citizens should not be excluded from using Government services simply because they cannot use technology,” “It really beggars belief that in a single month Government accepts that a quarter of the adult population have unmet numeracy needs, with half the population without basic digital skills and then we have Revenue asking people to use an online interactive property valuation guide to determine the market value of their property one month from now” External link

westmeathindependent Friday, October 1, 2021 12:00:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten confirmed : “However, I will address the weaknesses that I see in this law with the publication of a piece of amending legislation later this year,” External link

agriland Thursday, June 17, 2021 3:10:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten added : “While my concerns have not been taken on board in the manner that I sought, I do accept that [current Minister for Climate] Eamon Ryan has acknowledged these issues and he has also made it clear to the committee that he is open to revisions to the law,” External link

agriland Thursday, June 17, 2021 3:10:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten told : “Biogenic methane, methane coming from agriculture, should be dealt with separately in terms of targets than other methane and carbon emissions,” External link

agriland Friday, June 4, 2021 12:57:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten stated : “Until now perjury has been extremely difficult to prosecute in Ireland but this new law will penalise those who lie under oath for personal gain,” External link

leitrimobserver Thursday, May 27, 2021 3:50:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten added : “This Bill sends as a clear message to anyone engaged in legal proceedings that they must tell the truth and any deliberate departure from that may have serious consequences,” External link

leitrimobserver Thursday, May 27, 2021 3:50:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “We do not want to undermine the overall objective behind the climate action bill, but we believe the proposed law is fundamentally flawed in trying to sidestep the people by excluding the requirement of Dáil approval,” External link

agriland Wednesday, May 5, 2021 9:28:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten claimed : “As currently drafted, this bill provides for a perverse incentive to other government departments to do little and force farmers to foot the climate bill,” “We accept that in both instances this is not the intention of TDs across all parties and we are hoping for their support for measures which would provide democratic oversight to fair, balanced and achievable targets for each sector of society” External link

agriland Wednesday, May 5, 2021 9:28:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten noted : “However, today’s announcement makes no reference to either form of emergency transport service and has been made in a week that 20 ambulances and staff have been redeployed to roll-out the Covid vaccinations to the housebound,” “So, we are now 20 ambulances down on what is normally an over-stretched service and now people will have to travel longer distances to get what will rightly be specialist medical care” External link

agriland Wednesday, April 28, 2021 11:11:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten added : “In some instances another ambulance is needed to carry the patient from the landing site to the hospital itself” External link

agriland Wednesday, April 28, 2021 11:11:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten asked : “Does anybody ever consider how the seriously ill patient can access these state-of-the-art services if they are hundreds of miles away, waiting on an ambulance to come?” External link

agriland Wednesday, April 28, 2021 11:11:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “These unaccounted-for vaccination appointments are now clearly the reason why 1,000 people awaiting their first vaccine dose did not receive it by last Sunday week, as planned by the HSE, and instead this will now be delayed by one month,” External link

carlow-nationalist Friday, April 23, 2021 2:24:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : "The Committee is of the view that the Public Accounts Committee's current parallel engagement on this policy issue is less than helpful and the Joint Committee also questions your Committee’s remit to do so, particularly at the same time when this Committee is considering it," External link

irishexaminer Monday, April 19, 2021 9:00:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten wrote : "In the circumstances here outlined, the Joint Committee has asked me to write to you and request that the Public Accounts Committee desists from any further consideration of this, or any other matter, that is properly within the remit of this Joint Committee," External link

irishexaminer Monday, April 19, 2021 9:00:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “We have two distinct customer bases that are being excluded by the current two bank model in this country, namely personal customers and small businesses. Both elements need to be addressed in a new banking model,” External link

thejournal Friday, April 16, 2021 5:24:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten asked : “Is it the case that children or adults, including the children impacted by Pandemrix narcolepsy cases, the audiology misdiagnosis of children in the West or cervical cancer misdiagnosis cases, are being managed in a similar manner?” External link

leitrimobserver Wednesday, March 31, 2021 1:00:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “The focus of the State’s approach is to defend the existing Departments’ policy approach at all costs instead of acting in the interest of the citizens it is supposed to serve, in this instance, young children,” External link

leitrimobserver Wednesday, March 31, 2021 1:00:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “This also brings into focus the wider issue of a no-fault compensation scheme for medical negligence and misdiagnosis, which would avoid costly legal cases for many families,” External link

leitrimobserver Wednesday, March 31, 2021 1:00:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten added : “The reality is that there are quite a number of towns like Ballinasloe where bringing families back into vacant homes and buildings will bring new life into a community as well as supporting existing schools, clubs and local services,” External link

connachttribune Monday, March 15, 2021 4:50:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten pointed out : "While Government funding under this round will also facilitate the development of enhanced parking facilities at the station, we need to see the development of a park and ride facility in Athenry close to the motorway to fully utilise enhanced rail services into Galway City" External link

westmeathindependent Friday, March 12, 2021 4:12:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “The department has now written to farmers participating in BEAM informing them that they can use the existing reference period of July 2020 to June 2021 or an alternative set of dates from January 2021 to December 2021,” External link

agriland Tuesday, March 2, 2021 4:12:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “The data presented to date to farmers has been misleading because while they are compliant with the 5% reduction now, they might find themselves in a completely different position next July,” External link

agriland Tuesday, March 2, 2021 4:12:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : "No-one knows where the new mutation is going to come from, it could come from Northern Ireland or France. " External link

eecho Sunday, February 28, 2021 9:14:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “I do think that this is an issue that is missing in terms of this particular commission. If it is going to be structured like the commission on policing, it needs to look at that aspect and needs to make recommendations in terms of that particular relationships,” “We also really need to tackle the issue of pay conditions. There’s something fundamentally wrong in a system where the number of frontline personnel in our Defence Forces is falling at a time where the number of staff in the Department of Defence are increasing,” External link

thejournal Sunday, February 28, 2021 5:24:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “Many more families have seen their broadband costs increase with additional charges for going over their data limits,” External link

westernpeople Sunday, February 21, 2021 12:30:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten explained : “To date approximately 44,000 workers have submitted a tax reclaim for working from home in 2020 with an average refund from the Revenue Commissioners of just €26.19 after they go through a cumbersome reclaim process involving the submission of 12 months’ worth of invoices for broadband, heating and electricity,” External link

leitrimobserver Thursday, February 11, 2021 8:30:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “It is hard to see how we can have the transformational change in how we work, as outlined in the Government’s remote working strategy with a potential reduction of 17% in our transport emissions, when we have such a view being held by our Taoiseach,” External link

leitrimobserver Thursday, February 11, 2021 8:30:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “To leave farmers reliant on calculating birthdays and the number of days in the first half of the year in order to retain a payment that was supposed to support them through a very difficult financial situation is totally unjust,” External link

agriland Thursday, January 28, 2021 6:51:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “To leave farmers reliant on calculating birthdays and the number of days in the first half of the year in order to retain a payment that was supposed to support them through a very difficult financial situation is totally unjust,” External link

agriland Thursday, January 28, 2021 3:13:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded ( about Commission ) : “I believe he should seek a waiver from the [European] Commission on any penalties in achieving the 5% calculation in light of the fact that the national suckler herd has fallen by a factor in excess of this target,” External link

agriland Tuesday, January 26, 2021 7:17:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten explained : “We all know that pets are much more than property, they are very much part of a family in homes across our country; sometimes the only friend to someone who is isolated, the guide for someone who is blind or has other sensory issues, and this needs to be clearly reflected in much stronger legislation,” External link

westmeathindependent Monday, January 25, 2021 11:35:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten says : “We all know that pets are much more than property, they are very much part of a family in homes across our country; sometimes the only friend to someone who is isolated, the guide for someone who is blind or has other sensory issues, and this needs to be clearly reflected in much stronger legislation,” External link

irishexaminer Sunday, January 24, 2021 11:06:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten told : “Our hospitals should be about making people better, not about picking up a virus that could be deadly,” External link

leitrimobserver Friday, January 22, 2021 10:27:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten explained : “While the HSE has stuck rigidly to the argument that these infections were as a result of staff picking up Covid in the community, the publication yesterday of a HSE report on Covid infection in hospitals exposes the fact that there was a six times higher rate of Covid-19 exposure in our hospitals than in the local community,” External link

leitrimobserver Friday, January 22, 2021 10:27:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten pointed out : “Surely if we can do this in the meat plants, we should be able to do it for patients, front-line staff and those who will, sadly, need our hospitals over the weeks and months to come?” External link

leitrimobserver Friday, January 22, 2021 10:27:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten pointed out : “While there is no doubt the participation of staff in Galway University and St. James’ Hospitals in this study will bring about a change in approach, one has to ask the question why have we not learned from the mistakes made in managing the first wave on infection in our nursing homes?” External link

leitrimobserver Friday, January 22, 2021 10:27:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten responded : “Hospitals should be about making people better, not picking up a virus that could be deadly,” External link

independent-ie Thursday, January 21, 2021 9:11:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “So in plain English, the buck stops with nobody,” “We have stagnation, leading to hospitals being a reservoir for Covid infection. We will never get our infection rate down unless we address this lack of leadership” External link

thejournal Thursday, January 21, 2021 5:00:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “This investment is part of a far bigger plan to promote our area to tourists as part of Ireland’s ‘Hidden Heartlands’ and it will also make East Galway and Roscommon more attractive locations for investment” External link

westmeathindependent Monday, January 18, 2021 5:22:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “are already struggling to make ends meet” External link

agriland Thursday, January 14, 2021 11:02:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “It is now time, in light of the third more serious lockdown and due to the fact that cow numbers will have fallen well in excess of the required 5%, that we now have clarity on a waiver on any threat of penalties for farmers who have drawn down payments under BEAM,” External link

agriland Thursday, January 14, 2021 11:02:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten stated : “We are now experiencing record numbers of Covid positive cases, which is putting huge pressure on all frontline healthcare workers both in our hospitals and in community healthcare, and the last thing we need is front line staff being taken away from this vital work,” External link

leitrimobserver Wednesday, January 6, 2021 3:56:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “People’s lives will be put in jeopardy if Government fails to act decisively and ensure that front line staff are left to focus on their responsibilities to those with Covid,” External link

leitrimobserver Wednesday, January 6, 2021 3:56:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “If the industry is operating as it should, what has Government to worry about? Why will it not follow through on what was unanimously agreed 15 months ago?” External link

agriland Monday, December 7, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten stated : “This information is not only vital so people understand how these decisions were made but, more importantly, to see how this virus can be controlled in communities and homes so we don’t have to face into any further lockdowns in 2021,” “This data must also be used to reform the current five level restriction model, which is clearly not fit for purpose as we are now again looking at a level 3 plus. This is proof enough that these levels need to be completely revised with the aid of this information” External link

irishexaminer Saturday, November 28, 2020 12:18:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “The last parliament that was worried about that abolished itself in 1800,” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, November 25, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “Unless we act quickly to analyse the huge amount of information which the Government now holds on this virus, then we risk adding to the economic devastation of many local businesses and the physical and mental health of our people,” External link

beat102103 Monday, November 16, 2020 12:37:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “A huge amount of information is being collected by the 11 contact tracing centres across the country into how people who tested positive for Covid-19 picked up the virus in the first place. However to date there has been no deep analysis of this information along with laboratory, hospital and digital data on population movements across Ireland over the last eight months,” External link

beat102103 Monday, November 16, 2020 12:37:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten added : “We need to design a system which means that people who test positive and their close contacts are locked down instead of the current blunt county-wide or country-wide lockdowns which have not been effective in preventing the surge of infection last month” External link

beat102103 Monday, November 16, 2020 12:37:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
minister43.22%EN10/31/201731/10/2017
communications minister22.53%EN10/25/201725/10/2017
irish communications minister0.34%EN10/25/201725/10/2017
minister for communications11.72%EN10/19/201719/10/2017
environment minister6.44%EN10/17/201717/10/2017
minister for the environment1.38%EN10/17/201717/10/2017
current minister of communications0.11%EN10/17/201717/10/2017
minister of communications0.11%EN10/17/201717/10/2017
environment and communications minister0.11%EN09/27/201727/09/2017
climate change minister0.80%EN08/24/201724/08/2017
minister for communications climate change and environment0.23%EN08/15/201715/08/2017
minister for climate change0.46%EN07/19/201719/07/2017
minister for environment0.23%EN07/08/201708/07/2017
energy minister1.61%EN06/22/201722/06/2017
independent minister for communications0.11%EN05/19/201719/05/2017
government minister0.11%EN04/24/201724/04/2017
minister for communication0.11%EN04/05/201705/04/2017
deputy5.52%EN04/01/201701/04/2017
colleague0.46%EN03/09/201709/03/2017
minister for climate change and environment0.11%EN03/09/201709/03/2017
independent communications minister0.23%EN02/15/201715/02/2017
independent alliance colleague0.23%EN01/31/201731/01/2017
current minister for communications0.11%EN12/30/201630/12/2016
climate change and energy minister0.23%EN11/30/201630/11/2016
current minister for the environment0.11%EN11/30/201630/11/2016
transport minister0.23%EN11/27/201627/11/2016
environment and climate change minister0.11%EN10/31/201631/10/2016
minister for climate change and energy0.11%EN10/10/201610/10/2016
roscommon-galway communications minister0.11%EN09/15/201615/09/2016
new communications minister1.95%EN06/27/201627/06/2016
Names Lang Count
Denis NaughtenEN89.08%
Denis NaughtenDE4.67%
Denis NaughtenEU4.67%
Dennis NaughtenEN1.59%
Denis NaughtenFR0.00%


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