County Council calls on Justice Minister to keep all Garda barracks in County open

Donegal County Council has passed a motion calling on the Minister for Justice to keep all Garda barracks in the county open.

Moving the motion, Councillor David Alcorn stated that the stations are a valued asset to each town and village they are located.

It is understood that 12 stations in the county are likely to close with question marks over a further two.

While its unlikely to have any affect on the Minister's decision making, Councillor Alcorn says it's important the council voices its opposition to the move:

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