28/10/2013

Medical Card Protesters Target Children's Hospital

Some 150 people took part in a protest at Our Lady's Children's Hospital in Crumlin, Dublin on Saturday

The protesters were there to highlight the the withdrawal of discretionary medical cards.

Supporters of Lydia Clery and her daughter, Erin O'Connor Nolan, who is seriously ill and receiving treatment in the hospital, staged the protest.

The family had medical cards withdrawn but have since had them been restored.

(MH/CD)

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