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Claregalway development for the elderly will have community at its heart

Wednesday, 13th June, 2018 10:15am

Story by Siobhan Holliman
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Claregalway development for the elderly will have community at its heart

Directors of Claregalway and District Day Care Centre (CDDCC) Seamus O'Connell, George Glynn, Geraldine Carr, Julie McKenna, Seamus McNulty and Tom McCann with landowner Mattie Cormican (centre) who donated the site in memory of his late wife Bridie at the sod turning. Photo: Paul Fennell

Claregalway development for the elderly will have community at its heart

Directors of Claregalway and District Day Care Centre (CDDCC) Seamus O'Connell, George Glynn, Geraldine Carr, Julie McKenna, Seamus McNulty and Tom McCann with landowner Mattie Cormican (centre) who donated the site in memory of his late wife Bridie at the sod turning. Photo: Paul Fennell

A NEW €3 million Day Care Centre with independent living units for older people is due to be operational by next summer after the sod for the community project was officially turned last week.

The development has been three years in the planning stages and it wouldn’t be happening so soon without the generous donation of the two-acre site by local man Mattie Cormican.

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