Dáil Éireann - Volume 311 - 14 February, 1979

Written Answers. - Kenmare District Hospital Extension.

150. Mr. Begley asked the Minister for Health if he has received proposals from the Southern Health Board regarding the extension to Kenmare District Hospital; and, if so, (a) the date of receipt, and (b) the date he sanctioned the proposals.

Minister for Health (Mr. Haughey): The Southern Health Board first submitted proposals to my Department for the extention of Kenmare District Hospital on 23 June 1975.

On 14 February 1978 I approved of the inclusion of the project in the 1978 Capital Programme for my Department. Planning of the project is well advanced and building work is expected to start this summer.