Govt TD calls for Breastcheck to remain in Sligo Town

A Sligo/Leitrim TD has called on BreastCheck to keep its mammogram screening service in Sligo town.

It’s after BreastCheck says a location for its mobile unit in Sligo town is no longer available and women who would be attending were advised they would be referred to Tubbercurry, in South Sligo.

However, after opposition to the proposed move over the weekend, BreastCheck announced yesterday afternoon that it had found a suitable location at the Teeling Centre in Collooney.

It said this would allow it operate as close to Sligo town as possible.

But Fine Gael Deputy Tony McLoughlin says the service that was provided in Sligo town should not be moved: