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Green light given for new primary care centre in Laois town

Rathdowney General

The expression of interest competition for the long awaited new primary care centre at Rathdowney has been completed.

So says Fine Gael TD and Fine Gael Councillor John King.

The successful bidder in respect of the new site, has been informed.

Deputy Flanagan said: “A formal letter of interest has been issued by the HSE, and it is expected the project will move to the next stage shortly.

“This is good news for Rathdowney and surrounding areas.”

Rathdowney Councillor John King joined Deputy Flanagan in welcoming the progress.

Cllr King said: “A new health centre for Rathdowney is one of my main properties as a councillor.

“I am keen that the planning and the design issues will be dealt with in prompt manner.”

Deputy Flanagan concluded: “The new health centre for Rathdowney will provide first class facilities for everybody in the Rathdowney Erril area.

“Every effort will be made to ensure an early competition.”

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Stradbally native Alan Hartnett is a graduate of Knockbeg College who has worked in the local and national media since 2008. Alan has a BA in Economics, Politics and Law and an MA in Journalism from DCU. His happiest moment was when Jody Dillon scored THAT goal in the Laois senior football final in 2016.