Fianna Fail leader Michael Martin says the priority for the hospital is to restore all services as quickly as possible in a way that maximises patient safety.
He was speaking after a visit to the hospital this morning, during which he met senior management and medical personnel, as well as touring the areas affected by Friday’s flooding.
Supporting calls for a clear statement from the govermnment on the availability of funding, Mr Martin said his party is 100% behind the hospital, and paid tribute to staff and volunteers……..
Speaking afterwards on the Shaun Doherty Show, Mr Martin said had this happened in Dublin, it would be a far bigger story nationally, and he called for a clear statement from government that all necessary funding and resources would be made available.
He said for a hospital to lose 40% of its capacity in one incident is unprecedented…..
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