Pringle, Doherty and Mac Lochlainn raise Donegal burglaries in Dail

The Dail has been told that Justice Minister Alan Shatter has given two fingers to Donegal for two days in a row.

The issue of robberies at the homes of elderly people in Donegal has been the subject of a topical issues debate in the Dail this evening.

Deputies Thomas Pringle, Pearse Doherty and Padraig Mac Lochlainn raised the issue, and each hit out at Minister Alan Shatter for not attending the Dail for the debate.

Junior Minister John Perry repeated a number of points made by Allan Shatter on yesterday's Shaun Doherty Show, and said MInister Shatter is acutely aware of the Donegal situation.

Here is the debate in full.......