*A section of the crowd that attended Monday’s community forum in Newmarket-on-Fergus. Photograph: Joe Buckley Confidence has been expressed by Clare’s Junior Minister that a new GP will be in place in Newmarket-on-Fergus very soon despite locals raising their concerns at the drawn out process of securing a replacement doctor.
Annoyance has been expressed locally with the lack of outlined plans for Moneypoint post 2025.
*Cllr Mary Howard. Photograph: Gary Collins Politicians in Clare have hit out at “unacceptable staff shortages” at University Hospital Limerick (UHL) when it comes to diabetic services.
Newmarket-on-Fergus will continue to be without a GP until early 2020 at the earliest with concern growing in the parish due to the gradual decline in services and amenities.
Four months on from the request of its foundation, a taskforce designed to support staff at Moneypoint has not held a single meeting.
*Marie McMahon. Photograph: John Mangan Much stricter punishments would be in place were animals treated the way patients attempting to access health care in the Mid-West, a local health activist has claimed.
*Pat Breen. Photograph: Arthur Ellis Clare does not need to apply for a EU globalisation fund in light of accumulated job losses throughout the county, Junior Minister Pat Breen has stated.
*Pictured L-R, on the apron at Shannon Airport after viewing construction of the new hangar, Dr Michael Harrty TD, Mary Considine, CEO Shannon Group, Minister Shane Ross, Rose Hynes, Chairman Shannon Group and Ray O’Driscoll, Chief Operating Officer Shannon Group. Photograph: Arthur Ellis. Transport Minister Shane Ross is adamant Shannon Airport ‘will emerge from its…
There is no “quick fix” to the health crisis that is affecting thousands of families across the Mid-West, Clare TD Dr. Michael Harty has outlined.
Clare Bus will keep its fleet on the road for the immediate future as the National Transport Authority (NTA) have committed to funding the transport provider until the end of the year.