Mac Lochlainn outlines impact of Garda Station closures on rural Ireland

Padraig MacLochlainn



The Garda Commissioner is currently speaking in front of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Justice.

Noirín O'Sullivan answered a wide range of questions in relation to the force, on issues such as training, rural crime and the Provisional IRA.

Donegal North East TD Padraig Mac Lochlainn, the Sinn Fein Justice Spokesperson, questioned the decision to close so many rural Garda Stations across the country, with 5 closed in Donegal alone and the knock on effect it has had in communities.

Commissioner O'Sullivan said investment in transport in An Garda Siochana will be focused on the places that need it most: