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MORE GARDA CUTS ON THE WAY? – FF TD SAYS MINISTER IS PUTTING MONAGHAN COMMUNITIES AT RISK

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30 Aug 2013 Comments Off on MORE GARDA CUTS ON THE WAY? – FF TD SAYS MINISTER IS PUTTING MONAGHAN COMMUNITIES AT RISK

Minister for Justice Alan Shatter will be putting communities in counties Monaghan and Cavan at risk if he pursues more cuts to the budget of the Gardai. This was the stark warning issued by the constituency’s Fianna Fåil TD Brendan Smith this week, when he raised concerns that the Cavan/Monaghan Garda District could be hit with more cuts to frontline resources in the coming months. Deputy Smith told The Northern Standard: “Cavan-Monaghan has already lost 6 community garda stations this year, Ballyconnell Garda Station lost its district headquarters status ...