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Both the Justice Minister and the Garda Commissioner are facing pressure to carry out an urgent review of Garda numbers in the Sligo/Leitrim division.   Latest figures show that Sligo/Leitrim suffered a net reduction of 5.8% in Garda personnel last year which equates to the division now having fewer Gardai…

Seven of the 201 new gardai who have graduated from Templemore are coming to the north west. Three of them will be in the Sligo/Leitrim division and four in the Donegal division. After the most recent passing Garda passing-out ceremony at the Training College in Templemore, the force now has…

The number of gardaí deployed to Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal since 2015 is ‘nothing to celebrate.’ That’s according to the Garda Representative Association’s Brendan O’Connor, who says the figures fall short of pre-recession numbers. By the end of next month, there will have been an additional 79 Gardaí in County…