Education Minister says services will continue at Cregg House

The education minister is denying that government cuts will result in the loss of services to people with disabilities in the North West.

It follows the announcement by the religious order the Daughters of Wisdom that they are to withdraw services at Cregg House in Sligo because of under-funding.

The order claims it cannot bridge the gap caused by a 1.3 million euro cut.

But the Education Minister Ruairi Quinn told the Dail that the HSE will continue to provide the same services - after the order withdraws............