Over 90 Per Cent of People Trust An Garda Síochána

The results of the An Garda Síochána Public Attitudes survey were released today. The survey consists of 7,600 face-to-face interviews with adults aged 18 and over. The results found trust in An Garda Síochána remains the same as in 2019, which was an increase from 89% in 2018. Satisfaction with An Garda Síochána remains at […]

Huge drop in Donegal garda drug unit staff

CONCERNS have been raised after it’s emerged the number of gardaí serving in Donegal Divisional Drugs Unit has seen a dramatic drop in the last year. Figures shared to the Donegal News reveal that as of September this year, there were just five garda staff assigned to Donegal Divisional Drugs Unit. This compares with 21 […]

A day to remember for Honorary Garda Rory

Member of the Little Blue Heroes and Honorary Garda, Rory McDevitt from Gweedore was stationed far from home when he travelled to Dublin recently to attend the flagship commemoration event for the centenary year of An Garda Síochána. On special invitation from Garda Commissioner Drew Harris, Rory was invited to attend the event to represent the […]

Gaoth Dobhair firm helps with new Garda uniform

A Gaoth Dobhair based company has been awarded a contract to supply gardaí with their distinctive new uniforms. Sioen Ireland (Garméidí Teo.), working in partnership with James Boylan Safety (JBS) Ltd, Monaghan, will supply a key component of the new An Garda Síochána uniform, namely its protective waterproof jackets and trousers, Softshells and Hi-Vis jackets. […]

‘Spike’ warning after weekend incident in Donegal

VICTIMS of drink ‘spiking’ are being urged to come forward and report it to local gardaí in the wake of an incident in Derrybeg. Gardaí received reports of people passing out at a premises in Derrybeg on Friday night .  However, on arrival to the scene, no-one was present and the staff at the location […]

Gardaí attend funeral as mourners refuse to use masks

GARDAÍ attended the funeral of Joe McCarron after a number of people were asked to leave the church because they were not wearing facemasks.  Joe McCarron (67), late of Diamond, Dungloe, died in Letterkenny University Hospital on Friday during his second stint in the hospital in a matter of weeks after contracting Covid-19 and his […]

Gardai to recommence Operation Fanacht for Donegal

An Garda Síochána will at midnight, Friday 25th September, recommence Operation Fanacht in Donegal. The Government on the advice of NPHET are requesting the people of county Donegal to adhere to increased public health measures that are being applied to stop the spread of COVID-19.  Operation Fanacht is focused on supporting public compliance with these […]

Another rural break-in overnight in Donegal

  Significant damage was caused to a rural, family-run business in Killygordon after two men broke into the premises over night.  McCreary’s Topline, at Crossroads in Killygordon was broken into in the early hours of this morning, however it is understood nothing was stolen, but extensive damage was caused.  Advertisement A security alarm alerted Gardai […]