Donegal road safety campaigner welcomes more powers for Garda Reserve

first_imgNews WhatsApp Today is the 30th anniversary of Eddie Fullerton’s murder Gardai investigate Castlefinn burglary Hospitalisations rise as Donnelly suggests masks will stay ’til autumn Twitter Facebook Donegal road safety campaigner welcomes more powers for Garda Reserve The Garda Commissioner has agreed to increase the powers of the Garda Reserve to include enforcement of Public Order and Road Traffic laws, with members of the reserve currently being trained at the Garda College in Templemore.Confirmation of the change is contained in a letter to Donegal based A-Ceart founder Mary Clinton, who had written to the commissioner and Justice Minister seeking such a change.She says this will have the dual benefit of increasing the visible garda presence on the roads at night, whle also freeing up more gardai to deal with more serious crime.Ms Clinton says in light of recent comments from Road Safety Authority Chairperson Gay Byrne, the time is right for such an initiative………[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/clintonreserve.mp3[/podcast] Disruption to cancer service will increase mortality – Oncologist Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img Donegal retains 14 Blue Flags, Lisfannon is not restored Google+ Previous articleDerry City set up north west derby cup quater finalNext articleIT and Digital Media jobs on offer at Derry jobs fair News Highland WhatsApp By News Highland – August 28, 2013 Pinterest Twitter Google+ Pinterest Donegal hoteliers enjoy morale boost as bookings increaselast_img read more