Minister Jim Daly to open new unit at Ennistymon Hospital

Minister Jim Daly to open new unit at Ennistymon Hospital


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The Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People will visit Ennistymon Community Hospital today to open a new wing at the facility.

Minister Jim Daly will be accompanied by Mr Bernard Gloster, Chief Officer HSE Mid West Community Healthcare and will officially open the Sycamore Suite in thehospital at 3.30 pm on Wednesday

The unit has been completed as part of phase 2 of ongoing improvements to the facility.

The unit comprises eight single en-suite rooms as well as various rooms and services required.


Chief Reporter Pat Flynn has worked as a journalist for almost 30 years. His career began during the late 1980s when, like many aspiring radio presenters of the time, he worked for local pirate radio stations in Clare and Limerick.

Pat joined Clare FM in 1990 where he worked as researcher initially and later presented several different programmes including the station’s flagship current affairs programme.

He was also the station’s News Editor and Deputy Controller of Programmes. Despite leaving in 2003 to pursue a career as a freelance journalist, he continues to work with the station to this day.

As well as being the Clare Herald’s Chief Reporter Pat is also freelance journalist and broadcaster, contributing to Ireland’s national newspapers and is a regular contributor to national broadcasters.