Second day of strike action by nurses and midwives underway in Monaghan and Cavan

The second day of strike action by nurses and midwives is underway following unsatisfactory negotiations with the Government.
General Secretary of the INMO Phil Ní Sheaghdh said the minister’s offer was ‘massively disrespectful’, and a ‘cynical’ move.
Nursing staff from hospitals in both Monaghan and Cavan are staging pickets once again and are prepared to continue until an appropriate offer is made. Speaking to Northern Sound, nurses outside Monaghan Hospital stated they wanted what they were owed by the state, and expressed concern over retention in the nursing sector;