Register online for free GP care for children aged 6 and 7

Families and guardians can register online for free GP Care for children aged 6 and 7 for the first time from today. The HSE is encouraging families and guardians to make online applications for a GP Visit Card for all children in this age group from today via the HSE website “Our staff have […]

Permanent GP set to start in Dunkineely on Monday

  THE HSE has confirmed that a permanent GP has been recruited for Dunkineely. Dr Janinda Muhandiramge will take up the role from Monday, January 30th. Advertisement The surgery had been without a GP since November, with people having to attend Glenties for appointments. In the interim, Dr Charles McManus was providing cover for GMS […]

Country on verge of a mental health crisis – Dr McDaid

COVID-19 is a highly contagious viral illness, but it is not a very virulent one and we must ‘learn to live’ with this virus. That was the heartfelt message delivered this week by former Government Minister and Letterkenny GP Dr James McDaid, in a lengthy letter to An Taoiseach, Micheál Martin. Dr McDaid said that […]

Growing number of cases now ‘scattered across county’

EVERYONE needs to remain Covid aware, everywhere. That’s the message from Doctor Paul Armstrong, Clinical Lead at the Covid-19 community assessment hub in Letterkenny which has seen an increase in the number of people being referred in recent weeks. After going 23 days without a single Covid-19 case in May/June, Donegal has had twenty-five new […]

Renowned musician takes RCC ‘virtual residency’ spot

MANY people have found themselves turn to music for security and warmth in these uncertain times. Artists and musicians have taken their talents online to help brighten the mood for older people who find themselves cocooned or others who are feeling lonely and down. From Monday next, the renowned fiddle player Séamus McGuire joins the […]