HSE confirms it will dispose of St Brigid’s Hospital campus in Ballinasloe

The HSE is to sell sections of the former St Brigid’s Hospital campus in Ballinasloe.

Following the closure of the mental health facility in 2013, Oak Grove House has remained as the only building still in service

In response to a question by Senator Maura Hopkins, Minister of State Finian McGrath has confirmed that once accommodation is developed and that building is vacated, the Hospital and the surrounding grounds would be disposed of.

He says it would be done by either being transfer to another public body or state agency, going up for sale on the open market or for community use:

Senator Hopkins has asked that every effort is made to keep the buildings in state ownership so they can be transformed for the community and for the regeneration of the town: