€21,318 Presented To North Westmeath Hospice

North Westmeath HospiceCongratulations to the committee and the volunteers for their ongoing persistence and success with fundraising for Delvin Hospice Homecare!

The annual presentation to John Shaw – Chairperson of North Westmeath Hospice – took place at the Blue Hackle on Wednesday 2nd November with a cheque for €21,318 being handed over. In addition, representatives from the Inland Bikers presented a cheque for €3,800 from a recent bike run.

In his address, Mr Shaw advised that a palliative care consultant had been appointed for Longford and Westmeath and would be based in Mullingar. In addition, two designated beds are available at St Camillus Nursing Centre in Killucan and at Mullingar Hospital for inpatient care & respite services.