Sinn Féin Finance Spokesperson Deputy Pearse Doherty has expressed his disappointed at a decision by An Post to reconfigure postal services in West Donegal which will see the consolidation of mail operations at offices in Derrybeg, Dunfanaghy and Gortahork and moved to a new delivery service unit in Falcarragh.
Sinn Féin Councillor Gary Doherty has condemned Government plans to end long term residential nursing care at Lifford, Ramelton and St Joseph’s Community Hospitals as part of its recently announced programme of refurbishment and replacement of public nursing homes.
Minister Gives No Comfort to Communities over Future of Long Stay Residential Nursing Care at Donegal Hospitals
Cllr Gary Doherty has today (Thursday) slammed Health Minister Leo Varadkar over his failure to give a commitment that long stay residential nursing care at Lifford, Ramelton and St Joseph’s Community Hospitals will be retained into the future.
Sinn Féin Finance Spokesperson Deputy Pearse Doherty has hit out at successive Governments over their treatment of the Irish living abroad, saying that the welfare of the diaspora continues to be shamefully ignored.
Deputy Doherty made the comments following responses he has received from the Minister for Foreign Affairs in relation to government efforts to tackle the on-going plight of undocumented citizens living abroad and figures provided to him from the Department concerning funding levels allocated to support Irish emigrants overseas.
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