Sligo councillor expresses concern over local emergency calls being answered in Galway

Questions are being asked over how effective having Garda personnel in Galway answer calls from Sligo.


Currently, the communications centre for emergency calls for this region is located in Galway with calls dealt with by Garda there with subsequent direction given.


However it’s thought that it would be less time consuming if some issues were dealt with directly by Gardai locally.


People Before Profit Cllr Gino O’Boyle believes the link between the community and local Gardai is being damaged as a result of the current set up: