Delegation met with Dr. James Reilly re Clonakilty Community Hospital

Deputy Jim Daly has today confirmed that a meeting will take place between the Minister for Health Dr. James Reilly and the Clonakilty Hospital Action Group next week.

Representatives from the Clonakilty Local Hospital Action Group will travel to Dublin next Monday to meet with Minister Reilly to discuss the proposed bed closures at Clonakilty Hospital. Minister Reilly recently visited the hospital to view for himself the facility and met with management to hear the rationale behind the proposal to close sixteen beds at the hospital. On the occasion of this visit, Minister Reilly undertook to meet the Action Group in Dublin at a later date. The meeting is scheduled for 2.30pm next Monday at the Department of Health offices in Hawkins House. The delegation will be led by Cllr Kevin O’ Regan the Mayor of Clonakilty.