“I have no money to build new fire stations” – Hogan

The government has said there is no money available to build three new fire stations in Donegal which the council says are required.

The Council has applied for funding for new stations in Bundoran, Ballyshannon and Glencolumcille with the last government indicating they would be going ahead.

The issue was raised in the Seanad last night by Senator Brian O'Domhnaill who outlined the importance of the new stations.......

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Minister Phil Hogan was clear in his repsonse that no time frame for the stations' construction can be given - He laid the blame at the feet of Fianna Fail............

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