Tuesday, 10 April 2012

Vacant Garda stations may become care centres

MORE THAN 30 unused Garda stations may be converted into primary care centres over the next number of years, the Department of Health has confirmed. Some 29 small Garda stations closed last Friday, more than half of them in the western half of the State, including six in west Cork. A further eight were already non-operational: Castletownshend and Ballygurteen in west Cork, Ballinure and Ballinderry in Tipperary, Ballywilliam in Wexford, Doochary in Donegal, Geashill in Laois/Offaly and Tarmonbarry in Roscommon/Longford.

Read the article @ The Irish Times


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