NASRA Chairman Michael Dixon, interviewed on RTE's Morning Ireland says the ambulance service lacks the necessary resources and personnel to meet HIQA response times.
Click HERE to listen to the full interview.
It is with deep regret that I must advice of the unexpected passing of Ms Gretta Kelly, wife of Mr. Christy Kelly, NASRA Finance Officer.
Please see funeral details below
Ar dheis dé go raibh a hanam dílis
The death has occurred of Gretta KELLY (née Byrne) Kellbyrne, Rathevan, Portlaoise, Laois
Unexpectedly. Deeply regretted by her loving husband Christopher, son Adrian, daughter Rebecca, father Joe, mother Brigid, brothers Joe, Louie and Christopher, sisters Maeve, Audrey and Lorna, aunts, uncles, mother-in-law, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, cousins, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Reposing at her residence from 7pm on Monday. Rosary at 9pm on Monday and Tuesday evening. Removal on Wednesday morning to St. Peter and Pau'ls Church, Portlaoise for 11am Requiem Mass. Funeral afterwards to Newlands Cross Crematorium. House private on Wednesday morning please. Family flowers only by request. Donations, if desired, to the Cuisle Centre Portlaoise or Cancer research at Vincent's Hospital, Dublin.
REST IN PEACE
NASRA Chairman, Mick Dixon on Shannonside Radio where he called for life jackets to be present on any ambulances in counties where high numbers of people are navigating waterways.
Click on link to listen. http://www.shannonside.ie/news/calls-for-life-jackets-in-shannonside-ambulances/
NASRA National Secretary, Tony Gregg highlights cutbacks in the ambulance service in Kerry on Kerry Local Radio. Click on link to listen.