Articles tagged with: Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin

Ó CAOLÁIN CALLS FOR PLAN TO ADDRESS GP SHORTAGE

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3 Nov 2011 Comments Off on Ó CAOLÁIN CALLS FOR PLAN TO ADDRESS GP SHORTAGE

Sinn Féin Health spokesperson and Cavan-Monaghan TD Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin has called for a primary care strategy to address the shortage of general practitioners and their uneven distribution across the country.  Speaking on a new Bill which opens up to more GPs access to treat patients under the medical card scheme, Ó Caoláin welcomed the Bill but said that it did not do enough to ensure that communities were properly served by GPs. He told the Dáil:  “There is an acute shortage of general practitioners in this State and this is one ...

Ó CAOLÁIN PUTS MONAGHAN HOSPITAL TOP OF AGENDA WITH NEW MINISTER

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15 Apr 2011 Comments Off on Ó CAOLÁIN PUTS MONAGHAN HOSPITAL TOP OF AGENDA WITH NEW MINISTER

The demand for the restoration of services to Monaghan General Hospital was one of the first issues on which new Health Minister James Reilly was questioned during his first Question time in the Dáil on Tuesday. Sinn Féin Health spokesperson and Cavan-Monaghan TD Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin used his ‘priority question’ to the new Minister to call for the restoration of the axed hospital services. The Minister for Health admitted that “a good deal more can be done at Monaghan” and stated that “smaller county hospitals have been under-utilised to date”. However, ...

Monaghan’s “hole in the ground” to be filled in

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22 Dec 2010 13 Comments
Monaghan’s “hole in the ground” to be filled in

The site of the stalled mixed use development project in the centre of Monaghan Town is to be filled in and restored to use as a car-parking area, Sinn Féin TD for Cavan/Monaghan Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin confirmed to The Northern Standard yesterday following meetings which his party colleague, Monaghan Co and Town Councillor Sean Conlon, and himself have held with project developers P Clarke & Sons Limited. Deputy Ó Caoláin said he had received correspondence from the Clarke Group confirming that work will take place over the coming months ...