Over 2000 council houses may be affected by Mica blocks

first_imgHomepage BannerNews WhatsApp Hospitalisations rise as Donnelly suggests masks will stay ’til autumn Donegal retains 14 Blue Flags, Lisfannon is not restored WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR By admin – July 10, 2015 Over 2000 council houses may be affected by Mica blocks Facebook Disruption to cancer service will increase mortality – Oncologist An investigation into the presence of Mica blocks in Donegal County Councils housing stock has found that many council houses may be affected.It’s estimated that over 2000 homes in north Donegal could be affected by the defective blocks.They cause cracking in external and internal walls and can lead to extensive structural problems.Cllr Albert Doherty says there should be some consolation that the homes affected are not alone:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/albert1.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Pinterestcenter_img Google+ Twitter Google+ Pinterest Andrew McGinley says his children are getting him through life Gardai investigate Castlefinn burglary Facebook Twitter Previous articleKillybegs Coast Guard assist kayakers in difficultyNext articleDonegal Deputy Charlie McConalogue concerned about future of SNAs admin Today is the 30th anniversary of Eddie Fullerton’s murder last_img read more

Worse than locals feared – HSE to close 10 beds at Dungloe District Hospital

first_img Google+ 10 beds to closeYesterday local Cllr Marie Terese Gallagher said she had received numerous calls from staff and patients’ families over rumours up to 7 beds were to close – today the HSE confirms it will be ten.In a statement to Highland Radio News the HSE says that in the last 4-6 weeks, the unit has experienced an increase in long term sick leave, staff retirements and planned maternity leave.It adds that the moratorium on recruitment in the public service has restricted the HSE’s ability to replace these staff, however discussions with senior management at a regional level to review options are ongoing.In the statement the HSE says that in order to maintain a safe level of care to our patients the it has decided to temporarily reduce the number of beds by 10 Short Stay. Facebook Previous articleCross border employment roadshow to visit Letterkenny and DerryNext articleFears for the future of LYIT’s Killybegs campus News Highland Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR By News Highland – May 8, 2013 WhatsApp Pinterest Andrew McGinley says his children are getting him through life Twitter WhatsAppcenter_img Worse than locals feared – HSE to close 10 beds at Dungloe District Hospital Google+ Donegal retains 14 Blue Flags, Lisfannon is not restored Gardai investigate Castlefinn burglary Pinterest Facebook Disruption to cancer service will increase mortality – Oncologist News Today is the 30th anniversary of Eddie Fullerton’s murder Hospitalisations rise as Donnelly suggests masks will stay ’til autumnlast_img read more