Donegal’s government reps urged to stand against health cuts

A Letterkenny Councillor is calling on members of government parties in Donegal to stand up to their leader and demand an end to cuts at Letterkenny General Hospital even if it means losing the party whip.

Cllr Ciaran Brogan, a member of the HSE West Regional Forum, says there have been a number of cases over the years where members of Fianna Fail spoke out locally and nationally on health issues, most recently when then Deputy Dr James Mc Daid lost the whip after abstaining on a vote delaying Cervical Cancer screening for teenage girls.

Cllr Brogan says at a time when Letterkenny General Hospital is being asked to implement cuts which are totally unrealistic, it is time for local public representatives from Fine Gael and Labour to stand up and be counted: