Doherty Expresses Outrage as 330 Fewer Nurses Working in Community Care than back in 2007

Sinn Féin Finance Spokesperson Deputy Pearse Doherty has hit out at the Government over the latest HSE figures which reveal that there are 330 fewer nurses employed across the community care setting throughout the HSE’s CHO Area 1 since 2007.

 

The data, which was provided to Sinn Féin in response to a Dáil Question, shows that in counties Donegal, Sligo, Leitrim, Cavan, and Monaghan, there were 1,663 community nurses working in the region last year compared to 1,993 a decade earlier.

 

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Only two IDA organised site visits in Donegal by investors last year- Senator Pádraig Mac Lochlainn

Donegal Sinn Féin Senator Pádraig  Mac Lochlainn has revealed that there were only two IDA organised site visits to Donegal by potential investors last year. One of the worst annual outcomes ever. 
 
Senator Mac Lochlainn said:
 
"There is no sugar-coating this. The Government and the IDA are just not attracting the levels of investment that the people of Donegal need and deserve.

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