Adams and Taoiseach clash over NW ambulance cutback claim

The Government is accusing the Sinn Féin leader of scaremongering over the future of ambulance services in the North-West and West.

Gerry Adams has told the Dáil that people needing dialysis and cancer treatment will not be provided ambulance transport from the 1st of July.

But the Taoiseach's insisted in the Dáil that no decision has been made.

Mr Adams then read from a letter stating money for the service has run out, and urged the Taoiseach to intervene.......

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The Taoiseach again reiterated that no decisions have been made, and said meetings are taking place to address the situation.............

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