Uproar with no vaccinations for 60-69 group in Ballyshannon on Saturday

A Donegal Councillor has expressed his dismay with reports that those aged 61-69 will be unable to avail of a covid-19 vaccination in Ballyshannon on Saturday.


Donegal MD councillor, Michael McMahon says that despite a local vaccination centre in operation for the town of Ballyshannon on Saturday those aged between 60 and 69 will have to travel to either Sligo or Letterkenny to receive their vaccination.


Speaking to ocean FM news the Sinn Fein Councillor says the situation fly’s in the face of HSE promises at trying to supress the high number of cases in the County.


Cllr. McMahon says that this move will also put a number of people out of pocket in addtition to adding a significant travel time to their journey.


The Sinn Fein Councillor is urging the HSE to allow all local residents to the centre in Ballyshannon to avail of the vaccination on Saturday.