Meals On Wheels At 'Crisis Point'

The midlands based group are concerned with rising demands for the hot meals-service.

The national Meals on Wheels program is at "crisis point" according to Irish Rural Link.

The Moate-based group are concerned with rising demand for the hot meals-service, and an expectation the demand is set to increase.

They're hosting an information day for the public and policy makers to highlight the issue in Dublin today.

CEO of Irish Rural Link and Ballycumbers Seamus Boland, says the pandemic and an ageing population are behind a spike in demand:

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