Fears that Glenties Garda Station may lose District HQ status

Residents in Glenties are concerned that there may be plans to downgrade or even close the local Garda station.

A meeting held in the town last night heard concerns about a possible proposal to remove the District Headquarters status from Glenties.

There is currently approximately 30 to 40 staff based in Glenties Garda Station, which is the District Headquarters for much of rural west Donegal.

Donegal South West Deputy Pearse Doherty does not believe the station itself is under threat, but fears a downgrade may be on the card..........