Parents group to protest at UHG over national maternity hospital plans

Galway Bay fm newsroom – A campaign group will protest at UHG this weekend over government plans to hand ownership of the new national maternity hospital to the Sisters of Charity.
The demonstration is being hosted by the ‘Parents for Choice’ group.
The group is calling on the government to reverse its decision to vest ownership of the 300 million euro facility to the religious order.
The protest will take place outside UHG at 3pm on Saturday to coincide with similar protests at maternity units across Ireland.
Parents for Choice spokesperson Jenni Owen-Thomas says the group has one message for Government – church and State should be separated: