Tuesday 25 July 2017

Bravo to you, Brendan, as straight talk is the healthy way forward

Emer O'Kelly

THE actor Brendan Gleeson caught the public mood when he railed against the situation in our hospitals on The Late Late Show on St Patrick's night. I was sitting beside him, and I could almost feel the heat of his fury and frustration. Every word he said concerning the insult it is to our humanity to have to spend hours, even days, in crowded, open, often less-than-hygienic co

THE actor Brendan Gleeson caught the public mood when he railed against the situation in our hospitals on The Late Late Show on St Patrick's night. I was sitting beside him, and I could almost feel the heat of his fury and frustration. Every word he said concerning the insult it is to our humanity to have to spend hours, even days, in crowded, open, often less-than-hygienic conditions, was true.

Every word he said about the heartbreak it is to have to watch loved elderly parents suffering the conditions, was true.

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