A second protest will take place in Westport this Saturday, calling for the restoration of services at the McBride Community Nursing Home.

Day care services at the HSE-run home, which were provided several days per week for elderly people living in the local community, were cut last year, while the respite service at the nursing home is no longer available.

A protest was held earlier this month, and a second protest is planned for the Octagon at 2 o'clock this Saturday, organised by the Save the MacBride Services group.

Spokesman John Brawn says it's important that this issue is highlighted ahead of the general election.....

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