Charity in urgent talks with HSE for survival

Cheshire Ireland employs over 700 and provides services to almost 300 people

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer @whytebarry
14th May, 2017
Chief executive Mark Blake-Knox

A struggling charity that provides services to people with physical and neurological conditions is in urgent talks with the HSE to secure the funding it needs to continue operating.

Cheshire Ireland, which was founded in 1963 and which employs over 700 staff, has seen its financial position deteriorate substantially in the last two years, according to a number of official documents.

The most recent accounts for the company – for the period to the end of December...

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