Press Release

SIPTU members mourn deaths of two health workers in Kilkenny

Date Released: 16 April 2020

SIPTU Health Division has expressed its condolences to the families of two health workers at St Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny who died after contracting the coronavirus.

The workers who were employed as support staff at the hospital were members of SIPTU and are deeply mourned by their colleagues and friends, SIPTU Health Division Organiser, Paul Bell, said.

“We offer our sincere condolences to the families and friends of our two deceased members. The colleagues of these two workers as well as the members and staff of the Union’s health division are deeply shocked by their deaths. These two workers have made the ultimate sacrifice while assisting in the fight against the Covid-19 virus,” he said.

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