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Denis Naughten

Party

Independent

Constituency

Roscommon-Galway

Occupation

TD

Age

42

ELECTED

Biography

Elected to the Seanad for Fine Gael in 1993, he won a Dáil seat in the 1997 general election and has been a sitting TD since. Now an Independent, he left Fine Gael in 2011 after he voted against the closure of the Roscommon County Hospital emergency department. He is a former Fine Gael spokesperson on immigration and integration.

Question Time

Q.

Why should someone vote for you (in 140 characters or fewer)?

As a father of young children, I know the challenges facing families today. I don’t just highlight problems, I propose practical solutions.

Q.

What is your number one priority for your constituency?

Get jobs to cross the Shannon! Key areas such as farming, agri-food, tourism & small businesses need to receive proper recognition & support.

Q.

What one thing would you like to do in your first 100 days of the new Dáil if you are elected?

Introduce a regular medical NCT for everybody. Identifying health problems earlier will take pressure off hospitals & improve patient care.

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