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Harty critical of decision to reject Kilrush Rd development

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Dr. Michael Harty has criticised An Bord Pleanála’s decision to reject planning permission for a supermarket, neighbourhood and medical centre on the Kilrush Rd in Ennis. As first reported by The Clare Echo at the beginning of June, plans for a supermarket with a licensed alcohol sales area, eight number neighbourhood centre retail units, medical…

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92 year old mother of 14 allegedly turned away from hospital was ‘dying in front’ of family

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A 92-year old Clare woman was close to death after being “turned away in a most cruel manner” by a member of staff at Ennis Hospital, according to Ennis Councillor Clare Colleran Molloy. Dolly Colleran is a mother of 14 from Quin and last Tuesday she sought “life-saving service” at Ennis Hospital where she was…

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‘Third world health service’ in Clare

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An Ennis Hospital Working Group is being established to “lobby Government and the HSE for the provision of a level three hospital or equivalent of 24 hour A&E for Ennis and Clare”. Proposed by councillors Johnny Flynn, Christy Curtin, Gerry Flynn, James Breen, Joe Cooney and PJ Kelly, all former members of the Ennis Hospital…

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Visitor ban at Ennis General Hospital lifted

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THE visitor ban at the Burren Ward in Ennis General Hospital has been lifted, though restrictions are still in place. HSE representatives are currently requesting that visitors to the Burren Ward are restricted to one visitor per patient only and between visiting hours of 2pm to 4pm and 6pm to 9pm. The visitor ban was…

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Councillors concerned about downgrading of Ennis General Hospital MAU

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CLARE’S Councillors have expressed their concern at the potential reduction of services at the Medical Assessment Unit in Ennis General Hospital. Dr Michael Harty TD told the Dail last week that he understands the unit is due to close at weekends and the seven day service will be reduced to five days. Despite assurances from…

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