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Funding secured for St Hilda’s respite service

Minister of State for the Office of Public Works and Longford-Westmeath TD, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran has announced that he has secured an extra €100,000 for respite services at St Hilda’s Services, Athlone.

Irish Men’s Sheds - putting men on the road to better health

The Irish Men’s Sheds Association (IMSA), which has 14 sheds in County Westmeath, has marked the official launch of a new dedicated men’s health website - malehealth.ie.

McGrath addresses question of full-time air ambulance service out of Custume Barracks

Minister of State at the Department of Health, Finian McGrath, told the Seanad this week that careful consideration needs to be given on whether a full-time air ambulance based out of Custume Barracks is the best use of limited resources.

Everyday life goes on but now and then nature intrudes

Well, we had such a week of emotion last week - in the Dáil, in the Seanad, in the newspapers, and on radio and TV.

UHG authorities accused of utilising scarce resources on projects which did little to ease overcrowding crisis

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A local TD has accused hospital authorities at the west's biggest hospital of poorly utilising scarce resources on capital projects which offered no respite from the persistent overcrowding crisis which dogs the facility.

What is the future for Labour, ahead of #GE16.2?

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So there we have it. A government. And even a programme to go with it. As with any document of this nature (and length) there is much that nobody will oppose - and much couched in anodyne language that will resist analysis, much less critique. There are however, some poison pills unearthed, such as the potential privatisation of healthcare facilities.

 

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