Public meeting regarding the retention of Lifford Hospital taking place on Friday

A public meeting regarding the retention of Lifford Hospital is to take place this Friday night.

It will be held at 8 o clock in the Lifford Community Centre, and all six Donegal TD's, the two Donegal Senators and all elected councillors have been invited to attend.

According to an internal HSE document which was recently leaked, Lifford is one of a number of community hospitals and facilities in Donegal which are currently under review, and the only one identified for closure.

Secretary of the Friends of Lifford Hospital, Sylvester Magee, says he's expecting a big turnout....

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