Donegal Senator Brian Ó Domhnaill has hit out at the Government for not replacing three essential Community Welfare posts in West Donegal. Instead, he says, six more clinics are to close.
Senator Ó Domhnaill says the clinics in Brinaleck, Burtonport and Doochary closed recently as a result of retirements, and on Monday week next, services in Laghey, Frosses, Mountcharles, Dunkineely, Glencolmcille and Kilcar will cease.
Senator O'Domhnaill says these clinics, held for a few hours each week in HSE premises, service many people in severe need who don't have access to transport.
He says government claims that frontline services aren't being hit ring hollow in this instance........