Border Allowances are being phased out for army personnel – PDFORRA

The body that represents members of the Defense Forces says it's wrong to claim that all members of the army in counties like Donegal get a border allowance.

The claim was made by Fianna Fail TD Sean Fleming, who is highlighting the amount of money paid in allowances across the public sector.

However, PDFORRA spokesperson Gerry Rooney says an agreed phasing out programme has been in place for three years............

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