Photo thanks to Fiachra Ó Céilleachair
Pictured from left to right at the HSE’s Covid-19 Vaccination Centre at Cillín Hill in Kilkenny: Kate Cassidy (General Manager, Covid-19 Vaccination Roll Out, HSE/South East Community Healthcare), Dr. Ronan Tynan (Vaccination Team, HSE’s Kilkenny Vaccination Centre), Angela O’ Sullivan of Ballyhale, Co. Kilkenny (recipient of the 35,000th vaccine at the centre) and Niamh Lacey (Manager, HSE’s Kilkenny Vaccination Centre and Business Manager for Unscheduled Care, St. Luke’s General Hospital Carlow/Kilkenny).
By Cillian Doyle.
HSE staff at Kilkenny’s Covid-19 vaccination centre at The Hub, Cillín Hill administered their 35,000th vaccine today.
Angela O’Sullivan of Ballyhale, Co. Kilkenny received jab number 35,000 at the centre.
Angela O’ Sullivan of Ballyhale, Co. Kilkenny received jab # 35,000 from @ronantynan at the @HSELive #Kilkenny Vaccination Centre in @HubCillinHill today. Staff delighted to mark the event (Tenor singer and doctor, Ronan has been part of vaccination team there in recent months) pic.twitter.com/nXCCQqHz72
— HSE/South East Community Healthcare (@SouthEastCH) June 10, 2021
Vaccination Centres, such as the one located in The Hub in Cillín Hill, Kilkenny and the Barrow Centre in IT Carlow, have operated in addition to locations such as hospitals, residential care centres and GP surgeries during the rollout.
The Vaccination Centres came on stream, as needed, from late March/early April – in the South East, at locations in Carlow, Clonmel, Enniscorthy, Kilkenny and Waterford.