Criticism as no new gardai are deployed to Donegal

Gerry McMonagle

It has been revealed that no new Garda recruits will be dispatched to Donegal from the latest group about to graduate from Templemore.

Figures released by Department of Justice show of the 99 new garda recruits leaving Templemore shortly, the majority will go to Dublin. 94 in total are being sent to Leinster, and the other five to Munster.

Councillor Gerry McMonagle says with rural crime on the increase in Donegal he will be writing to the Minister for Justice asking her to reconsider her decision: