332 people are on the waiting list for home-help in the Shannonside region

New figures show 332 people are on waiting lists for home-help in the Shannonside region.

According to the HSE, there are 6,285 people across Ireland who are waiting on funding for home-support services.

A total of 211 of those are in Roscommon, while there are 102 in Sligo/Leitrim and 19 in Longford/Westmeath.

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Claire Kerrane, Sinn Féin’s spokesperson for Roscommon, claims it’s a scandal.