Government urged to prioritise new Garda Station for Carndonagh

The Government and the Garda Estates Management have been urged to prioritise the building of a new Garda Station in Carndonagh.

The current station has been deemed unfit for purpose by Chief Superintendent Terry McGinn with concerns over health and safety and station security raised in the past.

At a recent meeting of JPC Inishowen members, representations were made to retain Gardai in Carndonagh.

Proposals were also put forward to temporarily rehouse the occupying Gardai in Clonmany Garda Station as remedial works were carried out in Carndonagh.

Councillor Albert Doherty says at this stage, the station is beyond remedial works: