PODCAST: Anger as Athleague mental health facility closes suddenly

There’s anger in Roscommon over claims that a mental-health facility has closed without notice.

It’s understood residents have been relocated to other facilities.



It’s claimed the four residents of Athleague mental-health hostel were moved from the facility last Thursday because of the severe weather, which would have made it difficult for staff to travel to them.

They were relocated to hostels in Boyle and Castlerea, but Strokestown’s Eileen Beirne, who worked as a healthcare assistant for more than 20 years, told Let’s Talk the move is terrible news