Public health nurse hired for Inis Oirr

Galway Bay fm newsroom – A public health nurse has been appointed for Inis Oirr following a long-running recruitment campaign.
In February, the HSE interviewed sixteen people for the position, but none of the applicants were interested in working on the Aran island.
The HSE has now confirmed that a nurse has been hired, and will be in attendance on the island three days a week from July.
The nurse is a native Irish speaker, and will provide a service trí Gaelige for residents who request it.
A resident GP will provide a service to islanders for the remainder of the week.