Cross border dimension of Malin Head Coastguard Station emphasised

An SDLP MLA in East Derry has told a meeting in support of Malin head Coastguard that the service provided from the threatened base has been vital to Northern Ireland as well as the republic, and the SDLP has sent an 11 point submission to the Department of Transport in Dublin to reinforce the cross border dimension of the service provided from there.

John Dallat says at a time when North/South links are being strengthened and emphasised, it's not logical that one of the most important cross border services of all is under threat............