Almost 16,000 people in Donegal have asthma

 

The Asthma Society of Ireland is urging employers to ensure that they are aware of the needs of people with respiratory illness such as asthma and COPD.

The society says there are almost 16,000 people in Donegal with asthma, and hundreds more with COPD and other conditions.

Spokesperson Deirdre Lennon says there are things employers can do to ensure people's needs are met: