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Sruthán House to remain open - Cllr Ruairí Ó Murchú

23 October, 2019

Sinn Féin councillor Ruairí Ó Murchú has welcomed news that Sruthán House respite service is to remain open. 

The Louth General Election candidate was speaking at a specially convened HSE meeting to discuss the outcome of the consultation on the Sruthán House respite facility in Dundalk. 

“I have met many service users of Sruthán House over the past four months since the HSE announced the closure of the service. 

“All of the people I met with with spoke so highly of the service received at Sruthán House and they unanimously wanted it to remain open."

“Sruthán House provides a very high standard of care for service users and it provides a home from home atmosphere. 

“I understand that there are a number of actions which the HSE will now undertake to ensure that Sruthán House is providing the optimum service and value for money

“I look forward to working with the steering group which will now be established and I will do everything I can to ensure that all of the users of Sruthán House continue to have full access to this wonderful facility.”

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