Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue, confirmed that Donegal received almost €25m in the Health Capital Plan 2021.
The funding is spread throughout healthcare projects around Donegal and includes €2.59m for refurbishment of Carndonagh Community Hospital and €2.85m for the Newtowncunnigham Primary Care Centre.
Other beneficiaries include, Buncrana Community Hospital refurbishment (€1.97m) and €1.1m for various upgrades to the Letterkenny University Hospital.
The Minister commented “The funding announcement for 2021 is positive news for healthcare provision in Donegal and is spread right throughout the county. Following the pandemic, it is important now more than ever to invest in our healthcare provision right throughout Ireland and in particular in rural locations.”