Dail to debate garda station closures

The Dáil will today debate a Fianna Fail motion calling on the Minister for Justice to reverse the decision to shut down almost 100 garda stations this week.

Five stations are closing in Donegal - Annagry, Brockagh, Churchhill, Glencolmcille and Malin.

Fianna Fail is also putting pressure on Minister Alan Shatter to re-open the Garda training facility in Templemore and to recruit more gardai.

Fianna Fail's Justice spokesperson Niall Collins says clarity is needed on Minister Alan Shatter's plans......