‘We are horrified to read the concerns of staff’ – Families fight for truth of Covid response in nursing home
Internal HSE records reveal nursing home pandemonium during the early days of Covid
Oliver Crewe, Florrie Cleary, Mary Elizabeth McArdle and Michael McGarrity were among those who died in the early days of the pandemic
March 12 2023 02:30 AM
For three years, families who lost loved ones to Covid-19 in one of the country’s worst hit nursing homes have been gathering internal HSE records under the Freedom of Information Act to try to understand how the outbreak of the virus engulfed the facility to such devastating effect.
Twenty-two residents died when Covid-19 ripped through Dealgan House, in Dundalk, Co Louth, in the first weeks of the pandemic.