Denis Naughten

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Denis Naughten said : "He asked me last Monday at the commencement of the party leaders meeting," External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, March 25, 2020 5:31:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : "The simple fact is that the faster this virus spreads, the greater the loss of life. " External link

independent-ie Thursday, March 19, 2020 8:58:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : "We're afraid that if house parties cannot be controlled that we could be looking to a situation in the coming weeks that the Trojan effort by our citizens to curb the rate of infections could be undermined by a small number of irresponsible people. " External link

independent-ie Thursday, March 19, 2020 8:58:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “There are other instances where a sunset clause has been included in legislation such as the Offences Against the State Act that has to be renewed on an annual basis by Dáil Eireann” External link

thejournal Thursday, March 19, 2020 4:20:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “There are other instances where a sunset clause has been included in legislation such as the Offences Against the State Act that has to be renewed on an annual basis by Dáil Eireann,” External link

longfordleader Wednesday, March 18, 2020 3:36:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “These projects are all part of a bigger jigsaw of developing a range of tourism activities throughout the Hidden Heartlands region to encourage tourists to visit and stay in our local towns and villages,” External link

longfordleader Friday, February 21, 2020 4:07:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “I humbly ask you for the opportunity to preside over (the Dáil) as your advocate and as your servant,” External link

irishexaminer Thursday, February 20, 2020 4:46:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “The two big parties need to come together, they need to engage and we reiterated that again today, but there needed to be some new impetus to move this along” External link

thejournal Wednesday, February 19, 2020 11:48:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “Last September the HSE and the Royal College of Surgeons lauded the new rapid access service developed at Roscommon Hospital saying that this was the future for smaller hospitals. Yet now we find that the new service, which can save lives as well as save the HSE significant funds treating patients, is to be stopped with no apparent reason being given by HSE management,” External link

leitrimobserver Monday, January 27, 2020 5:17:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten stated : “Approximately 1,350 patients of the 9,000 long waiting list for urology are passing blood and urgently need to be assessed by a consultant. But some urgent cases are taking 6-12 months to get an appointment,” External link

leitrimobserver Monday, January 27, 2020 5:17:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “It must be remembered that breaching these rules is directly taking money out of the pockets of hard-pressed beef farmers which is on top of the current depressed prices,” External link

agriland Thursday, December 19, 2019 3:51:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said ( about Martin Kenny ) : "The fact is that bingo is a vital social outlet in communities right throughout this country and I'm very happy to see TDs across Ireland, of different political parties rally around Deputy Martin Kenny and I to secure this vital change to the law to protect bingo goers" External link

independent-ie-regional Saturday, December 14, 2019 3:45:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten said ( about Martin Kenny ) : “The fact is that bingo is a vital social outlet in communities right throughout this country and I’m very happy to see TDs across Ireland, of different political parties rally around Deputy Martin Kenny and I to secure this vital change to the law to protect bingo goers,” “This show of support is what a national parliament like Dáil Eireann should be about and it shows that when TDs from all parties & none work together we can respond to the needs of communities throughout the Country,” External link

longfordleader Thursday, December 5, 2019 12:19:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten told ( about Michael Noonan ) : “That was the case a number of years ago in terms of agricultural relief. But your predecessor, Michael Noonan, altered that at the time and changed the definition of agricultural relief and introduced not a young trained farmer test, but a farmer test,” External link

agriland Thursday, November 7, 2019 3:41:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : "There needs to be a genuine look at how we can actually support news content right across our media," External link

irishexaminer Saturday, November 2, 2019 3:54:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten confirmed : “On foot of the Taoiseach’s commitment I have written to the Department of Energy asking that these funds be released without delay,” External link

longfordleader Sunday, September 29, 2019 11:41:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : "The objective behind carbon tax is supposed to be that the money doesn't come in, in the first place, because you bring in the behavioural change" External link

RTERadio Sunday, September 29, 2019 6:30:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said ( about Noel Grealish ) : "I think what Noel Grealish has flagged is a far broader debate here that needs to be addressed and this is the responsibility for the EU as a whole and not just Ireland. " External link

RTERadio Sunday, September 29, 2019 6:30:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten saying : “there is a serious lack of trust” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, September 18, 2019 9:08:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten warned ( about Retail Ireland ) : “Walking away from talks and locking the gates as Meat Industry Ireland has done will not only fail to resolve the current beef price impasse but is likely to lead to farmers leaving the industry altogether, which will have long-term consequences for meat processors,” External link

agriland Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:17:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “The fact is that this situation can only be resolved around the table and we now need constructive movement from the meat industry and Ibec,” External link

agriland Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:17:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “The Minister for Agriculture also has a report on his desk on the introduction of new grading technology which could ensure a far greater level of accuracy and transparency when it comes to the mechanical grading of cattle and this must be published immediately,” External link

agriland Thursday, August 29, 2019 5:57:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “Per capita, Athlone now has more people employed in the software sector than anywhere else in Europe” External link

westmeathindependent Wednesday, August 28, 2019 7:23:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “There is no doubt that Athlone will get a portion of the €70 million, but it is my hope that this announcement will lead to a much greater jobs dividend for Athlone and the greater Midlands region over the coming years” External link

westmeathindependent Wednesday, August 28, 2019 7:23:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “This issue can only be resolved around the table and I think that it is important that we get back to talks,” External link

carlow-nationalist Tuesday, August 27, 2019 2:03:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “This issue can only be resolved around the table and I think that it is important that we get back to talks,” External link

waterford-news Tuesday, August 27, 2019 10:59:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten stated : “There has been a spike of up to 40% in the number of older people occupying hospital beds this August as a result of the lack of availability of home help” External link

leitrimobserver Wednesday, August 21, 2019 1:29:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “While I accept that this is still a ‘proposed determination’ the ESB should be able to outline a likely restart date based on a formal licence being issued by the EPA” External link

longfordleader Monday, August 12, 2019 11:52:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “When local TD’s met with the ESB a number of weeks ago, the company stated that it could not provide clarity on when operations would commence at Lanesboro until it had a determination from the EPA,” “On foot of that meeting, and in the interests of Bord na Mona & ESB staff, I asked the EPA to expedite a decision on the licence application and we now have a ‘proposed determination’ from the EPA which contains 112 individual conditions relating to the environmental management, operation, control and monitoring of the plant” External link

longfordleader Monday, August 12, 2019 11:52:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “From my own survey, I have clearly shown that the share of the price of beef going to Irish farmers has dropped by one quarter over the last 15 years, and we must now put this trend into reverse without delay, as many suckler farmers will not survive until Christmas unless we have determined and decisive action,” External link

irishexaminer Thursday, August 8, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “From my own survey, I have clearly shown that the share of the price of beef going to Irish farmers has dropped by one quarter over the last 15 years and we must now put this trend into reverse without delay as many suckler farmers will not survive until Christmas unless we have determined and decisive action,” External link

agriland Tuesday, August 6, 2019 1:47:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten says : “The huge frustration being expressed by beef farmers right across the country is a direct result of the failure of the meat industry to provide any transparency on their margin or the price they can secure for beef on export market,” External link

leitrimobserver Tuesday, August 6, 2019 11:36:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “From my own survey, I have clearly shown that the share of the price of beef going to Irish farmers has dropped by one quarter over the last 15 years and we must now put this trend into reverse without delay as many suckler farmers will not survive until Christmas unless we have determined & decisive action,” External link

leitrimobserver Tuesday, August 6, 2019 11:36:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten explained : “From my discussions with many farmers this week, it is clear that they do not want to be protesting but there is huge fear as to the viability of beef farming particularly over the coming weeks,” External link

independent-ie Sunday, August 4, 2019 8:24:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten explained : “From my discussions with many farmers this week, it is clear that they do not want to be protesting but there is huge fear as to the viability of beef farming patricularly over the coming weeks,” External link

independent-ie Thursday, August 1, 2019 6:58:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten stated : “In total Bord na Mona has a land holding of just under 200,000 acres across the country and while some of it can be considered for new commercial uses, such as the growing of herbs, other lands will naturally return to nature,” “As a result, there is a considerable land bank where peat extraction has already ceased, which would naturally flood, and where work on rehabilitation can start, including the provision of recreational facilities such as walking and cycling trails” External link

leitrimobserver Friday, July 26, 2019 7:13:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten stated : “It was intended to carry out rehabilitation works on the bogs over a 15 year period and tie this in with the winding down of peat harvesting but with the decision by Bord na Mona to lay off staff as a result of the temporary closure of the power station in Lanesboro, and fears regarding the future of the power station in Shannonbridge after 2020, these plans must now be put into action immediately,” External link

leitrimobserver Friday, July 26, 2019 7:13:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten stated : "This announcement by Bord na Mona will have a devastating impact on employees, their families and the local economy of communities in County Roscommon and County Longford," "Every effort must now be taken to get this plant up and running in the short term and plans for new alternative long-term jobs in the area must be expedited," External link

westmeathindependent Thursday, July 11, 2019 1:44:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “The fact is our suckler beef industry is the lifeblood of towns and villages the length and breadth of the country and by placing it in jeopardy we risk condemning the Irish countryside to desolation,” External link

agriland Wednesday, July 10, 2019 10:22:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten said : "Beef production in the European Union is four times more carbon efficient than it is in Brazil," External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, July 2, 2019 10:47:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten said : "we are selling the lungs of the planet" External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, July 2, 2019 10:47:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten stated : “This is a significant boost for the developing tourism sector within Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands region and provides us with funding to attract foreign visitors to our local area by highlighting what we have to offer,” External link

offalyindependent Wednesday, June 19, 2019 7:00:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten stated : “This action by the HSE undermines the Programme for Government, its own Service Plan for 2019 and the all-party Oireachtas Health Committee report, Slainte Care, on the reform of the health service in Ireland,” External link

northernirelandnews Tuesday, June 18, 2019 7:09:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “But this is not just about money, more importantly it is about quality of life and keeping people in their own community as long as possible,” External link

northernirelandnews Tuesday, June 18, 2019 7:09:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten warned : “We will face protests such as the yellow vest protests in France if carbon taxes are used to bring in more money and such taxes will hit rural Ireland to a far greater extent than they should. This is not good for families and will not be good in achieving our climate targets,” External link

thejournal Monday, June 17, 2019 9:36:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten stated : “This action by the HSE undermines the Programme for Government, its own Service Plan for 2019 and the all-party Oireachtas Health Committee report, Slainte Care, on the reform of the health service in Ireland,” External link

longfordleader Monday, June 10, 2019 7:18:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “But this is not just about money, more importantly it is about quality of life and keeping people in their own community as long as possible,” External link

longfordleader Monday, June 10, 2019 7:18:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “The development of a floating jetty will help to develop the area as an angling destination as part of the new Hidden Heartlands tourism region” External link

shannonside Saturday, June 8, 2019 5:07:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten stated : “This action by the HSE undermines the Programme for Government, its own Service Plan for 2019 and the all-party Oireachtas Health Committee report, Slainte Care, on the reform of the health service in Ireland,” External link

leitrimobserver Saturday, June 8, 2019 1:47:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “But this is not just about money, more importantly it is about quality of life and keeping people in their own community as long as possible,” External link

leitrimobserver Saturday, June 8, 2019 1:47:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said ( about Development Policy ) : “If we are serious about achieving our climate goals then we need to radically overhaul our Industrial Development Policy,” External link

leitrimobserver Thursday, June 6, 2019 12:34:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “Government must press the pause button now on issuing new oil exploration licences which could damage the marketing of Irish Food over the coming years and, as a result, threaten the viability of many family farms,” External link

agriland Wednesday, May 29, 2019 6:30:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : "It's not about bringing Netflix to rural Ireland. This is about providing rural Ireland with the opportunity for high-speed broadband and network that's futureproofed for the next 35 years. It's about bringing foreign direct investment into rural Ireland, it's about creating jobs in rural Ireland and delivering very innovative healthcare in rural Ireland" External link

RTERadio Saturday, May 11, 2019 5:44:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “Do I wait for that decision myself, to resign, or do I wait for someone else to make that decision for me?,” External link

thejournal Thursday, May 9, 2019 1:19:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “When I entered Government my absolute priority as minister was to ensure that high-speed broadband was provided to the more than 540,000 households and more than 1.1 million people in rural Ireland who do not currently have access to this essential service” “When I left Government this complex procurement procedure was completed and all that remained was to obtain Government approval for the project. This announcement completes this process,” External link

agriland Wednesday, May 8, 2019 12:31:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “Just as roads came, and then electricity, broadband will now be delivered to every townland in Ireland and it will leave as lasting a legacy throughout our country,” External link

agriland Wednesday, May 8, 2019 12:31:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten confirmed : “This investment in communities will support local job creation and provide a much needed boost to the economy of the towns and villages,” External link

leitrimobserver Monday, April 29, 2019 4:51:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten stated : “The towns and villages of rural Ireland are the heart and soul of our rural communities and it is vital that these towns receive Government support and focus as I looked for on entering Government,” “Councils will be required to work closely with local businesses and communities to develop ideas that can make a real and sustainable impact in revitalising rural towns and villages across the country” External link

leitrimobserver Monday, April 29, 2019 4:51:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten expressed : “How can the Department of Agriculture stand over a legal tolerance limit set for beef grading machines currently in use in meat plants at a mere 60% accuracy?” External link

agriland Thursday, April 11, 2019 7:43:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten stated ( about River Shannon ) : “The objective behind the cooperation across the River Shannon is to ensure the coordinated development of Carrick-on-Shannon as a key economic driver of investment in the region. This will build on the recent law I secured approval for in Government, and which was passed by Dáil Éireann, which sets in stone the county boundary of Roscommon ensuring that Cortober remains a part of County Roscommon,” External link

leitrimobserver Wednesday, April 10, 2019 3:30:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “On 38 occasions, the grading machines were getting the grades wrong for more than four out of every 10 animals that were being graded” External link

agriland Thursday, March 28, 2019 5:22:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “Other projects throughout County Roscommon and East Galway are currently under consideration and further measures will take place along the River Shannon over the coming months which will have a direct impact on flooding problems along the River Suck and River Shannon,” External link

connachttribune Monday, March 25, 2019 3:13:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “The mechanical grading machines in use in beef plants across the country today were first trialled and tested 20 years ago and the fact is that technology has come a very long way since that tim,” External link

leitrimobserver Friday, March 22, 2019 3:50:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten insisted : “The meat industry and the department trialed modern grading machines over a year ago and now its time that we see action,” External link

agriland Friday, March 22, 2019 12:46:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten pointed out : “If a faulty machine causes an O+4 bullock to be graded as an O-4 bullock, the farmer will lose 18 cent on the grid and 12 cent on the quality assurance payment. If it is an Angus animal, the farmer will lose 10 cent off the Angus bonus. In the case of a bullock of average weight, €139.60 would be taken out of the hands of a hard-pressed beef farmer. I will give a final example. If an O= animal is mis-graded as a P+ animal, the 24 cent loss caused by the miscalculation will result in an overall loss of €84 for the farmer” External link

longfordleader Friday, March 8, 2019 2:57:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “While I have no doubt that the standards that are being used here in the inspections comply with EU law, the point is that these standards are not protecting the farmers who are supplying cattle to these plants. The system must be changed to reflect this,” External link

longfordleader Friday, March 8, 2019 2:57:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten added ( about British ) : “In a no-deal Brexit scenario, it is imperative that Bord Bia puts plans in place to make British consumers aware of the positive attributes of Irish beef compared with beef produced in, and imported from, third countries such as the US or various South American countries” External link

agriland Monday, March 4, 2019 12:10:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “The meeting today with Department of Agriculture needs to bring about a mechanism to ensure that there are no blockages to the export of these calves,” External link

agriland Thursday, February 28, 2019 6:29:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “With the new school to be constructed on a 28 acre site there is ample room for the development of sporting and other facilities, which will not only benefit the pupils of Coláiste Chiaráin but also the wider community” External link

westmeathindependent Thursday, February 28, 2019 4:17:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten says : "The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Naughten has said that he believes the Report's findings justify the continuing prohibition on the licensing of hydraulic fracturing in this country. He said there are concerns particularly on such matters as long term well integrity; the potential release of toxic chemicals from the ground; and the significant and considerable potential implications that the use of this technology may have on people in rural communities as a consequence of the spatially dispersed pattern of housing in rural areas. " External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, November 30, 2016 11:57:00 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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Denis Naughten said : "He asked me last Monday at the commencement of the party leaders meeting," External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, March 25, 2020 5:31:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : "The simple fact is that the faster this virus spreads, the greater the loss of life. " External link

independent-ie Thursday, March 19, 2020 8:58:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : "We're afraid that if house parties cannot be controlled that we could be looking to a situation in the coming weeks that the Trojan effort by our citizens to curb the rate of infections could be undermined by a small number of irresponsible people. " External link

independent-ie Thursday, March 19, 2020 8:58:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “There are other instances where a sunset clause has been included in legislation such as the Offences Against the State Act that has to be renewed on an annual basis by Dáil Eireann” External link

thejournal Thursday, March 19, 2020 4:20:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “There are other instances where a sunset clause has been included in legislation such as the Offences Against the State Act that has to be renewed on an annual basis by Dáil Eireann,” External link

longfordleader Wednesday, March 18, 2020 3:36:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “These projects are all part of a bigger jigsaw of developing a range of tourism activities throughout the Hidden Heartlands region to encourage tourists to visit and stay in our local towns and villages,” External link

longfordleader Friday, February 21, 2020 4:07:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “I humbly ask you for the opportunity to preside over (the Dáil) as your advocate and as your servant,” External link

irishexaminer Thursday, February 20, 2020 4:46:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “The two big parties need to come together, they need to engage and we reiterated that again today, but there needed to be some new impetus to move this along” External link

thejournal Wednesday, February 19, 2020 11:48:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “Last September the HSE and the Royal College of Surgeons lauded the new rapid access service developed at Roscommon Hospital saying that this was the future for smaller hospitals. Yet now we find that the new service, which can save lives as well as save the HSE significant funds treating patients, is to be stopped with no apparent reason being given by HSE management,” External link

leitrimobserver Monday, January 27, 2020 5:17:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten stated : “Approximately 1,350 patients of the 9,000 long waiting list for urology are passing blood and urgently need to be assessed by a consultant. But some urgent cases are taking 6-12 months to get an appointment,” External link

leitrimobserver Monday, January 27, 2020 5:17:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “It must be remembered that breaching these rules is directly taking money out of the pockets of hard-pressed beef farmers which is on top of the current depressed prices,” External link

agriland Thursday, December 19, 2019 3:51:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said ( about Martin Kenny ) : "The fact is that bingo is a vital social outlet in communities right throughout this country and I'm very happy to see TDs across Ireland, of different political parties rally around Deputy Martin Kenny and I to secure this vital change to the law to protect bingo goers" External link

independent-ie-regional Saturday, December 14, 2019 3:45:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten said ( about Martin Kenny ) : “The fact is that bingo is a vital social outlet in communities right throughout this country and I’m very happy to see TDs across Ireland, of different political parties rally around Deputy Martin Kenny and I to secure this vital change to the law to protect bingo goers,” “This show of support is what a national parliament like Dáil Eireann should be about and it shows that when TDs from all parties & none work together we can respond to the needs of communities throughout the Country,” External link

longfordleader Thursday, December 5, 2019 12:19:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten told ( about Michael Noonan ) : “That was the case a number of years ago in terms of agricultural relief. But your predecessor, Michael Noonan, altered that at the time and changed the definition of agricultural relief and introduced not a young trained farmer test, but a farmer test,” External link

agriland Thursday, November 7, 2019 3:41:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : "There needs to be a genuine look at how we can actually support news content right across our media," External link

irishexaminer Saturday, November 2, 2019 3:54:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten confirmed : “On foot of the Taoiseach’s commitment I have written to the Department of Energy asking that these funds be released without delay,” External link

longfordleader Sunday, September 29, 2019 11:41:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : "The objective behind carbon tax is supposed to be that the money doesn't come in, in the first place, because you bring in the behavioural change" External link

RTERadio Sunday, September 29, 2019 6:30:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said ( about Noel Grealish ) : "I think what Noel Grealish has flagged is a far broader debate here that needs to be addressed and this is the responsibility for the EU as a whole and not just Ireland. " External link

RTERadio Sunday, September 29, 2019 6:30:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten saying : “there is a serious lack of trust” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, September 18, 2019 9:08:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten warned ( about Retail Ireland ) : “Walking away from talks and locking the gates as Meat Industry Ireland has done will not only fail to resolve the current beef price impasse but is likely to lead to farmers leaving the industry altogether, which will have long-term consequences for meat processors,” External link

agriland Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:17:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “The fact is that this situation can only be resolved around the table and we now need constructive movement from the meat industry and Ibec,” External link

agriland Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:17:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “The Minister for Agriculture also has a report on his desk on the introduction of new grading technology which could ensure a far greater level of accuracy and transparency when it comes to the mechanical grading of cattle and this must be published immediately,” External link

agriland Thursday, August 29, 2019 5:57:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “Per capita, Athlone now has more people employed in the software sector than anywhere else in Europe” External link

westmeathindependent Wednesday, August 28, 2019 7:23:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “There is no doubt that Athlone will get a portion of the €70 million, but it is my hope that this announcement will lead to a much greater jobs dividend for Athlone and the greater Midlands region over the coming years” External link

westmeathindependent Wednesday, August 28, 2019 7:23:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “This issue can only be resolved around the table and I think that it is important that we get back to talks,” External link

carlow-nationalist Tuesday, August 27, 2019 2:03:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “This issue can only be resolved around the table and I think that it is important that we get back to talks,” External link

waterford-news Tuesday, August 27, 2019 10:59:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten stated : “There has been a spike of up to 40% in the number of older people occupying hospital beds this August as a result of the lack of availability of home help” External link

leitrimobserver Wednesday, August 21, 2019 1:29:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “While I accept that this is still a ‘proposed determination’ the ESB should be able to outline a likely restart date based on a formal licence being issued by the EPA” External link

longfordleader Monday, August 12, 2019 11:52:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “When local TD’s met with the ESB a number of weeks ago, the company stated that it could not provide clarity on when operations would commence at Lanesboro until it had a determination from the EPA,” “On foot of that meeting, and in the interests of Bord na Mona & ESB staff, I asked the EPA to expedite a decision on the licence application and we now have a ‘proposed determination’ from the EPA which contains 112 individual conditions relating to the environmental management, operation, control and monitoring of the plant” External link

longfordleader Monday, August 12, 2019 11:52:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “From my own survey, I have clearly shown that the share of the price of beef going to Irish farmers has dropped by one quarter over the last 15 years, and we must now put this trend into reverse without delay, as many suckler farmers will not survive until Christmas unless we have determined and decisive action,” External link

irishexaminer Thursday, August 8, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “From my own survey, I have clearly shown that the share of the price of beef going to Irish farmers has dropped by one quarter over the last 15 years and we must now put this trend into reverse without delay as many suckler farmers will not survive until Christmas unless we have determined and decisive action,” External link

agriland Tuesday, August 6, 2019 1:47:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten says : “The huge frustration being expressed by beef farmers right across the country is a direct result of the failure of the meat industry to provide any transparency on their margin or the price they can secure for beef on export market,” External link

leitrimobserver Tuesday, August 6, 2019 11:36:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “From my own survey, I have clearly shown that the share of the price of beef going to Irish farmers has dropped by one quarter over the last 15 years and we must now put this trend into reverse without delay as many suckler farmers will not survive until Christmas unless we have determined & decisive action,” External link

leitrimobserver Tuesday, August 6, 2019 11:36:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten explained : “From my discussions with many farmers this week, it is clear that they do not want to be protesting but there is huge fear as to the viability of beef farming particularly over the coming weeks,” External link

independent-ie Sunday, August 4, 2019 8:24:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten explained : “From my discussions with many farmers this week, it is clear that they do not want to be protesting but there is huge fear as to the viability of beef farming patricularly over the coming weeks,” External link

independent-ie Thursday, August 1, 2019 6:58:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten stated : “In total Bord na Mona has a land holding of just under 200,000 acres across the country and while some of it can be considered for new commercial uses, such as the growing of herbs, other lands will naturally return to nature,” “As a result, there is a considerable land bank where peat extraction has already ceased, which would naturally flood, and where work on rehabilitation can start, including the provision of recreational facilities such as walking and cycling trails” External link

leitrimobserver Friday, July 26, 2019 7:13:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten stated : “It was intended to carry out rehabilitation works on the bogs over a 15 year period and tie this in with the winding down of peat harvesting but with the decision by Bord na Mona to lay off staff as a result of the temporary closure of the power station in Lanesboro, and fears regarding the future of the power station in Shannonbridge after 2020, these plans must now be put into action immediately,” External link

leitrimobserver Friday, July 26, 2019 7:13:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten stated : "This announcement by Bord na Mona will have a devastating impact on employees, their families and the local economy of communities in County Roscommon and County Longford," "Every effort must now be taken to get this plant up and running in the short term and plans for new alternative long-term jobs in the area must be expedited," External link

westmeathindependent Thursday, July 11, 2019 1:44:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “The fact is our suckler beef industry is the lifeblood of towns and villages the length and breadth of the country and by placing it in jeopardy we risk condemning the Irish countryside to desolation,” External link

agriland Wednesday, July 10, 2019 10:22:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten said : "Beef production in the European Union is four times more carbon efficient than it is in Brazil," External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, July 2, 2019 10:47:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten said : "we are selling the lungs of the planet" External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, July 2, 2019 10:47:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten stated : “This is a significant boost for the developing tourism sector within Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands region and provides us with funding to attract foreign visitors to our local area by highlighting what we have to offer,” External link

offalyindependent Wednesday, June 19, 2019 7:00:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten stated : “This action by the HSE undermines the Programme for Government, its own Service Plan for 2019 and the all-party Oireachtas Health Committee report, Slainte Care, on the reform of the health service in Ireland,” External link

northernirelandnews Tuesday, June 18, 2019 7:09:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “But this is not just about money, more importantly it is about quality of life and keeping people in their own community as long as possible,” External link

northernirelandnews Tuesday, June 18, 2019 7:09:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten warned : “We will face protests such as the yellow vest protests in France if carbon taxes are used to bring in more money and such taxes will hit rural Ireland to a far greater extent than they should. This is not good for families and will not be good in achieving our climate targets,” External link

thejournal Monday, June 17, 2019 9:36:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten stated : “This action by the HSE undermines the Programme for Government, its own Service Plan for 2019 and the all-party Oireachtas Health Committee report, Slainte Care, on the reform of the health service in Ireland,” External link

longfordleader Monday, June 10, 2019 7:18:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “But this is not just about money, more importantly it is about quality of life and keeping people in their own community as long as possible,” External link

longfordleader Monday, June 10, 2019 7:18:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “The development of a floating jetty will help to develop the area as an angling destination as part of the new Hidden Heartlands tourism region” External link

shannonside Saturday, June 8, 2019 5:07:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten stated : “This action by the HSE undermines the Programme for Government, its own Service Plan for 2019 and the all-party Oireachtas Health Committee report, Slainte Care, on the reform of the health service in Ireland,” External link

leitrimobserver Saturday, June 8, 2019 1:47:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “But this is not just about money, more importantly it is about quality of life and keeping people in their own community as long as possible,” External link

leitrimobserver Saturday, June 8, 2019 1:47:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said ( about Development Policy ) : “If we are serious about achieving our climate goals then we need to radically overhaul our Industrial Development Policy,” External link

leitrimobserver Thursday, June 6, 2019 12:34:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “Government must press the pause button now on issuing new oil exploration licences which could damage the marketing of Irish Food over the coming years and, as a result, threaten the viability of many family farms,” External link

agriland Wednesday, May 29, 2019 6:30:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : "It's not about bringing Netflix to rural Ireland. This is about providing rural Ireland with the opportunity for high-speed broadband and network that's futureproofed for the next 35 years. It's about bringing foreign direct investment into rural Ireland, it's about creating jobs in rural Ireland and delivering very innovative healthcare in rural Ireland" External link

RTERadio Saturday, May 11, 2019 5:44:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “Do I wait for that decision myself, to resign, or do I wait for someone else to make that decision for me?,” External link

thejournal Thursday, May 9, 2019 1:19:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “When I entered Government my absolute priority as minister was to ensure that high-speed broadband was provided to the more than 540,000 households and more than 1.1 million people in rural Ireland who do not currently have access to this essential service” “When I left Government this complex procurement procedure was completed and all that remained was to obtain Government approval for the project. This announcement completes this process,” External link

agriland Wednesday, May 8, 2019 12:31:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “Just as roads came, and then electricity, broadband will now be delivered to every townland in Ireland and it will leave as lasting a legacy throughout our country,” External link

agriland Wednesday, May 8, 2019 12:31:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten confirmed : “This investment in communities will support local job creation and provide a much needed boost to the economy of the towns and villages,” External link

leitrimobserver Monday, April 29, 2019 4:51:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten stated : “The towns and villages of rural Ireland are the heart and soul of our rural communities and it is vital that these towns receive Government support and focus as I looked for on entering Government,” “Councils will be required to work closely with local businesses and communities to develop ideas that can make a real and sustainable impact in revitalising rural towns and villages across the country” External link

leitrimobserver Monday, April 29, 2019 4:51:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten expressed : “How can the Department of Agriculture stand over a legal tolerance limit set for beef grading machines currently in use in meat plants at a mere 60% accuracy?” External link

agriland Thursday, April 11, 2019 7:43:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten stated ( about River Shannon ) : “The objective behind the cooperation across the River Shannon is to ensure the coordinated development of Carrick-on-Shannon as a key economic driver of investment in the region. This will build on the recent law I secured approval for in Government, and which was passed by Dáil Éireann, which sets in stone the county boundary of Roscommon ensuring that Cortober remains a part of County Roscommon,” External link

leitrimobserver Wednesday, April 10, 2019 3:30:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “On 38 occasions, the grading machines were getting the grades wrong for more than four out of every 10 animals that were being graded” External link

agriland Thursday, March 28, 2019 5:22:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “Other projects throughout County Roscommon and East Galway are currently under consideration and further measures will take place along the River Shannon over the coming months which will have a direct impact on flooding problems along the River Suck and River Shannon,” External link

connachttribune Monday, March 25, 2019 3:13:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “The mechanical grading machines in use in beef plants across the country today were first trialled and tested 20 years ago and the fact is that technology has come a very long way since that tim,” External link

leitrimobserver Friday, March 22, 2019 3:50:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten insisted : “The meat industry and the department trialed modern grading machines over a year ago and now its time that we see action,” External link

agriland Friday, March 22, 2019 12:46:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten pointed out : “If a faulty machine causes an O+4 bullock to be graded as an O-4 bullock, the farmer will lose 18 cent on the grid and 12 cent on the quality assurance payment. If it is an Angus animal, the farmer will lose 10 cent off the Angus bonus. In the case of a bullock of average weight, €139.60 would be taken out of the hands of a hard-pressed beef farmer. I will give a final example. If an O= animal is mis-graded as a P+ animal, the 24 cent loss caused by the miscalculation will result in an overall loss of €84 for the farmer” External link

longfordleader Friday, March 8, 2019 2:57:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “While I have no doubt that the standards that are being used here in the inspections comply with EU law, the point is that these standards are not protecting the farmers who are supplying cattle to these plants. The system must be changed to reflect this,” External link

longfordleader Friday, March 8, 2019 2:57:00 AM EAT

Denis Naughten added ( about British ) : “In a no-deal Brexit scenario, it is imperative that Bord Bia puts plans in place to make British consumers aware of the positive attributes of Irish beef compared with beef produced in, and imported from, third countries such as the US or various South American countries” External link

agriland Monday, March 4, 2019 12:10:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten concluded : “The meeting today with Department of Agriculture needs to bring about a mechanism to ensure that there are no blockages to the export of these calves,” External link

agriland Thursday, February 28, 2019 6:29:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten said : “With the new school to be constructed on a 28 acre site there is ample room for the development of sporting and other facilities, which will not only benefit the pupils of Coláiste Chiaráin but also the wider community” External link

westmeathindependent Thursday, February 28, 2019 4:17:00 PM EAT

Denis Naughten says : "The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Naughten has said that he believes the Report's findings justify the continuing prohibition on the licensing of hydraulic fracturing in this country. He said there are concerns particularly on such matters as long term well integrity; the potential release of toxic chemicals from the ground; and the significant and considerable potential implications that the use of this technology may have on people in rural communities as a consequence of the spatially dispersed pattern of housing in rural areas. " External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, November 30, 2016 11:57:00 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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