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Thosands of local hospital bed days lost due to delayed discharges

Hospital bedsThousands of ‘bed days’ have been lost at hospitals across the Shannonside region so far this year as a direct result of delayed discharges. Fianna Fáil TD for Roscommon/Galway Eugene Murphy claims the figures show that ‘the level of support being provided to mainly older patients is simply not good enough’   According to the […]

Murphy slams ‘panic’ and ‘paranoia’ about Japanese knotweed

japanese-knotweed-from-pixabayA Roscommon-Galway TD and trained horticulturist is urging people not to panic in relation to the spread of Japanese knotweed. Deputy Eugene Murphy says the plant has been in the British Isles for more than 200 years and was originally treated as an ornamental species because it flowers. He’s asking people concerned about its growth […]

TD questions future of Roscommon mental health units

eugene-murphy-2017A local Fianna Fáil TD is calling for clarity from the HSE about the possible closure of mental health facilities in Roscommon. There was controversy last year when concerns were raised that Strokestown, Ballaghaderreen and Boyle mental-health day centres could be set to close. Yesterday, the Psychiatric Nurses’ Association representative for the west, Breege Callaghan, […]

Murphy is Shannonside’s top Dáil speaker

eugene-murphyRoscommon-Galway representative Eugene Murphy is the Shannonside TD who has spoken the most during Dáil or committee discussions. The Fianna Fail deputy has been recorded as speaking 217 times by the the website – but, as a leas-cheann comhairle, any time he has to remind deputies of their responsibilities in the house, or has […]

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