HSE not to blame for loss of Donegal-Dublin bus – Deputy MacLochlainn

A Donegal Deputy says the loss of a bus service from Donegal to Dublin for sick patients must be blamed on the Health Minister and not the HSE.

The Marley’s bus for seriously ill Donegal patients to Dublin hospitals was discontinued last month.

Pádraig Mac Lochlainn says that while the HSE made the decision to withdraw the service it was as a direct result of Dr James Reilly's insistence on cutbacks.

The Donegal North East representative says Minister Reilly is placing ferocious pressure on the HSE locally: