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Toghermore House on standby as isolation unit

Wednesday, 5th August, 2020 9:48am

Story by Siobhan Holliman
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Toghermore House on standby as isolation unit

TOGHERMORE House in Tuam.

Toghermore House on standby as isolation unit

TOGHERMORE House in Tuam.

THE mental health residential facility at Toghermore House on the outskirts of Tuam will continue to be on standby as an isolation unit in case there is a second surge in Covid-19 cases.

The remaining residents at the house were relocated at the start of the pandemic to other locations in the county but are returning to a community setting in Tuam.

The future of the historic property, once the home of the late Bobby Burke, who bequeathed it to the people of Tuam, has yet to be decided. One latest proposal is the development of a retirement village.

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