Government committs €19m fund for Altnagelvin Radiotherapy Unit

The Government has committed €19m to fund a radiotherapy unit at Altnagelvin hospital in Derry.

Enda Kenny said that the Altnagelvin radiotherapy unit had now been sealed by the commitment of Government funds to the hospital.

Mr Kenny said the unit was not just for Derry but for the entire northwest, as 30% of those who attend the hospital are from Co Donegal.

Donegal North-East Joe McHugh, said that building work would now begin on the project, sooner, rather than later.......