McGrath gets green light for new €40 million accident and emergency department at Beaumont Hospital

MCGRATH GETS GREEN LIGHT FOR NEW €40 MILLION ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT AT BEAUMONT HOSPITAL   Minister Finian McGrath has confirmed that he has got the green light for the construction of a new €40 million Accident and Emergency Department at Beaumont Hospital. Finian has been in detailed discussions with the Department of Health, HSE and Beaumont Hospital for the last few weeks. “This new Department is great news for patients, the staff and for the Northside of Dublin” said McGrath. “It’s also a fantastic project for the future of our Health Service “ said the Northside Minister. He also confirmed that the budget of €100,000 will be made available [...]

2017-10-19T15:59:45+00:00October 19th, 2017|Local Issues, National Issues|

Recognition of ISL for the Deaf Community Bill 2016

Minister McGrath welcomed the passage of the Recognition of ISL for the Deaf Community Bill 2016 through the Seanad yesterday. This important legislation, published by Senator Mark Daly, not only formally recognises ISL as a distinct language but provides for access to interpretation services and extra supports that are essential for deaf, hard of hearing and deafened citizens. Minister McGrath was keen to highlight that the bill also included funding for access to cultural life. Minister McGrath thanked his colleagues in Seanad Eireann on what was a historic day for the Irish deaf community. The Bill enjoyed cross party support after comprehensive engagement with members of the deaf community. A special [...]

2017-10-19T12:20:53+00:00October 19th, 2017|Disability, National Issues|
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