Sligo gets its first Covid-19 vaccines

The first Covid-19 vaccinations in Sligo were administered on Wednesday afternoon.

The vaccination rollout at Sligo University Hospital began with frontline staff members amongst the first to receive the dose.

Staff midwife Mary Meade was the first person in Sligo to receive the vaccine.

About 550 staff at hospital will receive a jab from the first batch of vaccines over the coming days.

Grainne McCann, Hospital Manager at Sligo University Hospital, spoke to Ocean FM News.