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HSE clams funding made available to address concerns at Suaimhneas centre

Primary careThe HSE claims that funding has been provided to respond to a number of concerns raised in a recent Hiqa report into a centre for adults with intellectual disabilities in the northwest which also serves Leitrim. Inspectors found three major non-compliances in their report into the Suaimhneas centre in Sligo last October in areas such […]

HSE confirms northwest rehab and recovery unit to close this March

The Mental Health Commission is concerned about the care being provided at a unit in St John's Hospital in Sligo (Photo: Google Maps)The HSE has announced the rehab and recovery unit at St John’s Hospital in Sligo will close in March. It follows a number of very critical inspection reports from the Mental Health Commission, which banned new admissions or transfers to the unit which also serves Leitrim in November 2016. Since then, many of the residents […]

HIQA publishes critical report into Suaimhneas centre

abuseThe health watchdog has criticised a centre for people with intellectual disabilities in the northwest. Three of the ‘outcomes’ inspected by the Health Information and Quality Authority at the Suaimhneas centre in Sligo were found to be majorly noncompliant.   In October, Hiqa carried out an unannounced inspection of the HSE-run Suaimhneas centre in Sligo, […]

Josie Walsh (nee Maguire)

obits_image_11Josie Walsh (nee Maguire). Mariemount Grove Church Street, Ballinamore and formerly of Drumdiffer, Drumreilly, Co Leitrim. Saturday, January, 20th. Reposing at her residence tomorrow (Sun) from two o’clock until six o’clock, followed by removal to St. Mary’s Church, Drumreilly, arriving at seven o’clock. Funeral Mass on Monday morning at eleven o’clock, followed by burial in the […]

Co. Leitrim is home to the most affordable houses in the country

houseHouse prices have increased by an average of 9 per cent across the country in the past year. The Irish Independent property price survey reveals the biggest increase was in Co Galway where prices jumped 38 per cent to 165-thousand euro. Dublin 6 has the most expensive houses – averaging over a million euro – […]

Elizabeth Ann McManus (nee Keane)

obits_image_12Elizabeth Ann McManus (nee Keane) Lake View House, Murhaun, Drumshanbo, Co Leitrim. Friday January 19th peacefully at her home surrounded by and in the tender loving care of her devoted family together with that of the palliative home care team in her 90th year. Predeceased by her beloved husband John, sister Mary Theresa Beirne and […]

Noel Garrahy

obits_image_7Noel Garrahy Maynooth and Carrick on Shannon, Co Leitrim. Thursday January 18th peacefully at Maynooth Community care Unit. Predeceased by his sisters Gretie, Marie and Rita. Deeply regretted by his Aunt Eithne, nieces Maeve, Clodagh, Claire and Kathy, relatives and friends. Reposing in Maynooth Community Care Unit tomorrow (Sat) from five o’clock with prayers at […]

Cailleach (Witch) a Novel by Jane Gilheaney Barry

As you know I’m currently seeking representation for my debut novel CAILLEACH (Witch) An atmospheric, modern gothic, mystery, reminiscent of Daphne du Maurier. It’s a story about women and the search for freedom. I hope it will appeal to re…

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