Post Office closure will threaten other businesses in Laghey

Gardai and An Post have launched investigations into alleged "irregularities" at Laghey Post Office.

However, this has not been confirmed by An Post but Gardai in Ballyshannon have confirmed that they have received a complaint and an investigation is underway.

The Post Office in the South Donegal village closed on July 6.

It's understood that a customer from Ballyshannon lodged a complaint with Gardai after money from their savings account went missing.

A note posted in the window of the premises says it's closed due to "unforeseen circumstances".

Over 300 worried residents turned out for a meeting in Laghey last night.

Spokesperson for the Action to Save Laghey Post Office Group, Joe Gethins, said the closure of the facility is having an effect on the village.....

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