New project to offer home from home accommodation to patients relatives

Families of patients from Kerry who have relatives in Cork Hospitals are to be the main benefitiaries from a new accommodation service which has been launched. The unique project offers free home from home accommodation for relations of patients both young and old who are being treated at the hospital.The accommodation is located at Cardinal Way in Bishopstown and is mainly aimed at the families of long term and critically ill patients or for those who have to travel long distances. Its the only facility of its kind in Ireland and is due to be up and running within weeks. Jim Leahy from Bru Columbanus says this service will be a great advantage to people traveling from Kerry