Dublin to Donegal bus service for outpatients is to end for good

A last ditch attempt by Marley Coaches to save the bus service that took patients from Donegal to Dublin for treatment has been rejected by the HSE.

Francis Marley, presented a set of figures to show the service, stopped two weeks ago, could still operate if the HSE's subsidy was halved to around €50,000.

Those using the services would have seen an increase in the charge.

But speaking to Highland Radio News this evening, Mr Marley says the HSE has rejected the proposals

He says that now means the bus service will now have to stop for good:

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