Former minister says location of LGH Emergency Department shouldn’t have been cleared

first_img WhatsApp A former Junior Minister for Planning has said that the Emergency Department of Letterkenny General Hospital should not have been allowed to be located where it is.The carpark of the A & E Department was flooded on Tuesday night after 40 centimetres of rain fell in 40 minutes.It was the second time the hospital flooded in thirteen months, although considerably less damage was done during this weeks flood.Dublin Cllr Ciaran Cuffe says the granting of planning permission for the new unit was conditional on a flood report, which he says was never submitted:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/cuffeflood.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. News RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Former minister says location of LGH Emergency Department shouldn’t have been cleared Google+ Facebook Previous articleUpdate – Foyle MP says Derry tax office redundancy offer reflects a “Closure Strategy”Next articleCeltic crash out of Champions League in Poland News Highland Help sought in search for missing 27 year old in Letterkenny Facebook Twitter Pinterestcenter_img Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Google+ By News Highland – August 7, 2014 448 new cases of Covid 19 reported today NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Pinterest Twitter Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH WhatsApplast_img read more