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A Donegal TD believes now is the time to get hospitals operational again to prevent a further buildup of waiting lists in the coming months. Fianna Fail TD, Charlie McConalogue, is making the comments after recent figures show a 19.1% increase for those waiting on day and in patient procedures…

The issue of parental alienation needs to be recognised by a number of government departments according to Sligo Councillor Sinead Maguire. The Fine Gael Councillor says various government departments such as health, justice and equality, and need to recognise parental alienation which is affecting many families. The Sligo Strandhill Councillor…

A local TD is criticising the governments ‘failure’ to provide adequate healthcare for women in Donegal. Independent Deputy and general election candidate, Thomas Pringle, claims that Gynaecology services in Letterkenny University Hospital are currently undergoing scrutiny due to concerns over the diagnosis of patients. Deputy Pringle says it’s important that…

Sligo Food Trail is launching their Taste the Island event today. There are a number of events running over the next three months as part of this huge Failte Ireland initiative. The showcase event is the Harvest Feast which is an exciting collaboration between the best chefs in the county.…

People travelling abroad are being urged to check their MMR vaccinations are up to date. It follows an increase in the incidences of measles and mumps, including in the north west where’s been 53 cases of mumps this year compared to 29 last year. In addition, MMR vaccination rates have…

The town of Carrigallen in County Leitrim will be able to avail of the services of a new GP. Concerns were raised locally with no GP services in place for a period of time. However it’s been confirmed that a locum practitioner has been appointed until early May when a…