first_imgLIMERICK is to have a new have a new hospice and expanded nursing home facilities under the management of Milford Hospice, it has been announced.The Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan T.D., has announced that Milford Care Centre (MCC) is to build a new 34-bed specialist in-patient palliative care unit at Castletroy, which will serve Limerick and the Mid-West Region, and to expand the Centre’s not-for-profit Nursing Home facility.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The new Hospice will cost an estimated €7.7m, and the JP McManus Benevolent Fund and the JP McManus Pro Am 2010 are to contribute €3.4m towards this project, Minister Noonan revealed.The Nursing Home expansion will cost €0.8m, which is to be funded directly by the Nursing Home, bringing the total cost of the Milford developments to €8.5m.Both the new Hospice in-patient unit and the upgraded Nursing Home will give all clients the privacy of their own room and the full project is expected to be completed by the end of 2017.For more detail, see the next edition of the Limerick Post. Vanishing Ireland podcast documenting interviews with people over 70’s, looking for volunteers to share their stories Previous articleLimerick Clubs urged to apply for Aviva Club of the Year AwardsNext articleLimerick priest is new Bishop of Waterford Bernie Englishhttp://www.limerickpost.ieBernie English has been working as a journalist in national and local media for more than thirty years. She worked as a staff journalist with the Irish Press and Evening Press before moving to Clare. She has worked as a freelance for all of the national newspaper titles and a staff journalist in Limerick, helping to launch the Limerick edition of The Evening Echo. Bernie was involved in the launch of The Clare People where she was responsible for business and industry news. NewsNew hospice for LimerickBy Bernie English – February 2, 2015 843 Twitter Advertisement TAGSfeaturedHospicelimerickMichael NoonanMilfordMinister Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Printcenter_img WhatsApp Linkedin Email Facebook Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed livelast_img

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