New government committed to Altnagelvin Radiotherapy Unit

Donegal 's two Fine Gael TDs say Health Minister James Reilly attends going to the first North South Ministerial Council Elections after the Assembly Elections in the North in a bid to get the proposed Altnagelvin Radiotherapy Unit back on track.

Junior Minister Dinny Mc Ginley and Deputy Joe Mc Hugh met with James Reilly last night in the wake of Northern Minister Michael Mc Gimpsey's announcement that he is postponing the unit because of concerns over whether money will be available to run it.

Deputy Joe Mc Hugh says as recently as this week, Dr James Reilly confirmed to Michael Mc Gimpsey that the new government is committed to providing a third of the money to build the unit, with 19 million euro set aside.....

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Meanwhile, this morning, Health Minister Dr James Reilly again restated his commitment to the project:

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