Donegal TD calls for comprehensive reform of courts system

An Independent Donegal TD believes that a comprehensive reform is needed of the courts system.


It’s after the mandate the Special Criminal Court was extended for at least another year following a Dail vote last night.


The Court was established during the Troubles and is now primarily used for gangland and terrorism-related offences.


Sinn Féin abstained in the vote for the second year in a row, with Solidarity-People Before Profit and two independents voting against it.


One Independent, Deputy Thomas Pringle called for the Special Criminal Court to be abolished: