Resident to leave Rosalie unit next week

Another resident of the Rosalie unit in Áras Naomh Chaolain, Castlerea, is to leave the facility next week.

Last week the HSE confirmed the psychiatric unit would close, with the 12 residents to be moved elsewhere over the next six to nine months.

It has emerged that one longstanding patient is to move to a private nursing home in east Galway next week.


Strokestown’s Eileen Beirne, who used to work as a healthcare assistant in the unit, is furious.