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# denis-naughten - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Explainer: Why hundreds of post offices may close, and what can save them

The Irish Postmasters’ Union has said that talks with An Post have broken down, and is urging the government to take action.

# denis-naughten - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Minister speaks to Insomnia and Supermacs about reducing use of disposable coffee cups

With cross-party support, the Green Party’s Waste Reduction Bill made its way through the Dáil.

# denis-naughten - Monday 3 July, 2017

Plans to encourage shoppers to remove food packaging and recycle at supermarket exits

Minister Denis Naughten is looking at introducing large-scale recycling bins outside supermarkets in a bid to tackle waste at source.

# denis-naughten - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Irish people will soon be able to take a stake in local renewable energy projects

The government is developing a new support scheme to enable community ownership.

# denis-naughten - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Mobile phones will soon text your exact location to emergency services when you dial 999

A pilot scheme is currently underway with three major mobile networks.

# denis-naughten - Friday 9 June, 2017

Video sharing platforms will have to place warnings on harmful content which might incite terrorism

Communications Minister Denis Naughten said his department will begin work on the new law next year

# denis-naughten - Thursday 25 May, 2017

'Someone attempts to take their life every 9 minutes' claims Minister

Communications Minister Denis Naughten sounded a warning bell on responsible reporting at Press Council of Ireland report.

# denis-naughten - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

There have been lots of cyber attacks on State websites that the public aren't even aware of

There have been calls for the Garda cyber crime unit to be beefed up.

# denis-naughten - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Local councils are getting help to rid dog poo from our streets

Not picking up after your dog can land you with a fine of up to €150.

# denis-naughten - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Private firm to be hired to chase TV licence evaders

Ireland’s evasion rate stands at 13.75% – much higher than the EU average.

There are serious plans to take TV licence inspections away from An Post

TV licence fee collectors have been criticised in the UK – but any new inspectors here will have to adhere to certain criteria.

# denis-naughten - Thursday 4 May, 2017

You won't have to buy a TV licence for your laptop, PC or tablet

The idea to extend the TV licence fee to other devices has been scrapped by Denis Naughten.

# denis-naughten - Thursday 27 April, 2017

ESB and Bord na Móna to develop solar power for 150,000 homes

Renewable energy in Ireland is currently predominantly generated from the wind.

At just 128 miles from Dublin, Ireland needs assurances about Sellafield - TD

The UK-Ireland Contact Group on Radiological Matters is meeting in Dublin today.

# denis-naughten - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Ireland can't wait for EU ban on microbeads and is pressing on with its own

The confusion around whether Ireland’s allowed to bring in its own microbead ban without permission from the EU seems to have been cleared up.

# denis-naughten - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Irish broadband speed is going to be as fast as it is in South Korea - Naughten

Irish broadband speed is going to be as fast as it is in South Korea - Naughten

Minister Denis Naughten said an additional 300,000 premises will get high speed broadband within 90 weeks.

You may soon have to input your TV licence number to watch RTÉ online

Minister Denis Naughten said he is looking to replicate the UK system.

# denis-naughten - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Independent TD threatens to withdraw support for government over post office closures

It is feared that post offices around the country are set to close in the near future.

# denis-naughten - Saturday 11 March, 2017

Drones to be used in crackdown on illegal dumping

Minister Denis Naughten is to launch the new project in Galway on Monday

# denis-naughten - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Do you waste food? This Dragons' Den investor wants supermarkets and shoppers to cut it out

Ireland generates over one million tonnes of food waste per year.

# denis-naughten - Friday 3 March, 2017

Asbestos and other toxic waste leaking into Irish Sea off Bray and Dublin coast

It has been warned that people’s health could be at risk.

# denis-naughten - Thursday 19 January, 2017

'I was flat on my back, in a neck brace, head brace and spinal board. It was scary.'

Minister Naughten was knocked off his bike at the start of the year.

# denis-naughten - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Minister Denis Naughten out of hospital after treatment for cycling accident

The Communications Minister had spent the last few days in hospital following a cycling collision.

# denis-naughten - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Denis Naughten to be discharged from hospital today

The Communications Minister was hospitalised following a cycling collision with a vehicle on Monday.

# denis-naughten - Monday 2 January, 2017

Minister Denis Naughten hit by a car while out cycling in Roscommon

He has been brought to hospital.

# denis-naughten - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

7 ways the government says it will fix broadband access in Ireland

The government’s plan to speed up and deliver broadband services has been repeatedly delayed.

# denis-naughten - Monday 19 December, 2016

Loophole allows Eircode to run adverts which falsely imply codes save lives

The advert, which ran on both television and radio stations, claimed an Eircode would help emergency services “find you faster”.

# denis-naughten - Sunday 11 December, 2016

How can we get apartment block residents recycling? The minister says there's no 'simple solution'

The minister said he is open to suggestions as to how apartment dwellers could be encouraged to recycle.

# denis-naughten - Saturday 10 December, 2016

When should you be told you're at risk of a cyber attack?

A new EU regulation enshrines in law the reaction companies should take if a security risk is found – to be applied by 2018.

# denis-naughten - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

There will soon be no cap on the price An Post can charge you for a stamp

Such a move is necessary to protect the daily postal service in operation nationwide, the minister responsible claimed today.

Pay-by-weight bin charge delayed, but it's not being scrapped - Minister

Minister Denis Naughten said a pricing regime is yet to be agreed with the waste sector.

# denis-naughten - Monday 28 November, 2016

'Seize the moment': Minister tells businesses to make the most of Cyber Monday Sales This post contains a poll

'Seize the moment': Minister tells businesses to make the most of Cyber Monday

Research suggests Irish consumers will spend €53 million online today.

# denis-naughten - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

FactCheck: Is Denis Naughten right about the deaths caused by air pollution in Ireland?

The Climate Action Minister says four people die every day due to air pollution. We put his claim to the test.

# denis-naughten - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

Melting climate change ice sculptures of Enda Kenny and Denis Naughten are on the move outside the Dáil

The two sculptures have been produced to draw attention to climate change.

# denis-naughten - Friday 11 November, 2016

The Green Party reckons Ireland has "thrown in the towel" when it comes to emissions

Ireland is on course to miss its emissions targets for this year and the next according to the Environmental Protection Agency.

# denis-naughten - Thursday 3 November, 2016

Government to block bill calling for new public holiday, despite one of its own calling for the same thing

The Public Holidays Bill 2016 is being brought before the Dáil today by Sinn Féin TD Aengus Ó Snodaigh.

# denis-naughten - Thursday 27 October, 2016

Dáil welcomes Bill to ban fracking in Ireland

The Bill to ban the controversial fossil fuel exploration process has passed its first stage in the Dáil.

# denis-naughten - Monday 24 October, 2016

'Show some backbone' - new report harshly criticises Ireland's culture of media ownership

A new report commissioned by Sinn Féin MEP Lynn Boylan for an EU grouping takes aim at both RTÉ and billionaire media mogul Denis O’Brien.

# denis-naughten - Sunday 25 September, 2016

Ladies football and camogie finals to be added to free-to-air list

Communications Minister Denis Naughten says the two finals are “events of major importance to Irish society”.

# denis-naughten - Saturday 6 August, 2016

FactCheck: Is there faster broadband on the moon than in Roscommon?

Minister for Communications Denis Naughten has claimed there is better internet connection 400,000km away than in parts of his constituency.

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