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The official opening of the long-awaited new 70 bedroom complex at the Sacred Heart Hospital in Castlebar will be performed this morning (Friday) by Minister Michael Ring.
The Taoiseach Enda Kenny this week has said that the construction on the new Sacred Heart Hospital in Castlebar should get under way in the next few months following the completion of the tender process.
An Taoiseach Enda Kenny announced the details of the €11 million overhaul of the Sacred Heart Hospital when he visited the hospital on Monday. The roll out of the investment into the hospital will quell fears that the hospital was being wound down. The design team for the project will be appointed this spring, with the tender process completed early next year, and it is planned the sod will be turned on the project by early summer 2015 and should be completed by late 2016 or early 2017. It was also confirmed that while the construction gets under way the hospital will remain open and accepting patients under its care.
An Taoiseach Enda Kenny has unveiled a memorial plaque on the site of the Sacred Heart Hospital in Castlebar in memory of the people who lived and now rest on the site of the hospital. The dedicated plaque has been erected in honour of the people who were laid to rest on the site from the time of the Famine up to as recently as the 1950s.
Organisers of the community rally to save the Sacred Heart Hospital in Castlebar from closure have called for a huge turnout for the evening of Monday next, May 27. The rally has been called to highlight the danger of the hospital closing on June 30, 2015, unless remedial works, which will take two years to complete, are not started immediately.
A community rally in support of the retention of the Sacred Heart Hospital in Castlebar is to be held on Monday next, June 11, at 7.30 pm
An Taoiseach Enda Kenny is still waiting on a report from Minister for Health Dr James Reilly on the future of the Sacred Heart Hospital. The Taoiseach stated this week: “I haven’t seen any report in respect of the Sacred Heart Hospital yet but what I understand is the Sacred Heart Hospital and before that the County Home in their own way and in their own time did magnificent work in respect of the provision of facilities for the people. And the staff who worked there over the years, the many staff, some long since gone, gave the best, but times have changed.”
The recently published HIQA Report which criticised elements of the service provided by the Sacred Heart Hospital in Castlebar must not be used by the Government as a stick with which to beat the facility.
There was great sadness at the Sacred Heart Hospital in Castlebar recently when much-loved lifetime resident, Joe McAndrew, suddenly passed away.