It has been anounced this afternoon that two garda stations in Donegal are to close next year.
The stations are located in Culdaff and Dunkineely.
12 stations had been flagged as being underthreat of closure according to local newspaper reports.
It is not clear if today's announcement means that the remaining ten will stay open beyond 2012
It has also been confirmed that the station in Doochary which had been closed will not now re-open