Sinn Féin TD for Donegal Pearse Doherty has said that yesterday’s arrest of John Downey was “out of order” and that a previous judgement that Mr Downey was not wanted in relation to any offences, must be respected.
15,420 People Waiting on Outpatient Treatment at Letterkenny University Hospital as Numbers Continue to Rise
Sinn Fein Finance Spokesperson Deputy Pearse Doherty has slammed the Government over its failure to tackle hospital waiting lists following the latest data published by the National Treatment Purchase Fund (NTPF) which has again revealed that Outpatient waiting lists are continuing to reach record highs.
Sinn Féin Petition Demanding Reopening of LUH Short Stay Ward to be presented to Minister Today as over 5,600 Back Campaign
Sinn Féin Finance Spokesperson Deputy Pearse Doherty and Senator Pádraig MacLochlainn will this morning (Tuesday) deliver a petition to the Department of Health calling on the Government to immediately approve funding for the reopening of the 19 bed Short Stay Ward at Letterkenny University Hospital.
The petition, which was initiated as part of the party’s ongoing campaign to have the facility reopened and has since garnered 5,689 signatures from people across the county, is expected to heap yet further pressure on the Minister for Health to reinstate the unit.
There was a huge crowd in attendance at last Saturday night’s (6th October) official Donegal launch of Áras hopeful Liadh Ní Riada’s Presidential campaign.
The event, which took place in Amharclann Ghaoth Dobhair, was attended by a number of notable figures who spoke about their reasons for publicly endorsing the Sinn Féin MEP’s bid for the Presidency. They included famous Donegal actor Hughie ‘Beag’ Devenney as well as Altan vocalist, Mairéad Ní Mhaonigh, who also performed live music on the night.
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