first_imgHomepage BannerNews WhatsApp Mac Lochlainn says community festivals and sports events should not have to pay for policing Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest News, Sport and Obituaries on Wednesday May 26th GAA decision not sitting well with Donegal – Mick McGrath Help sought in search for missing 27 year old in Letterkenny Google+ Pinterestcenter_img By admin – July 8, 2015 Previous articleBarrymore ‘sues police over arrest’Next articleDACC to meet with Department of Health to discuss Breast Cancer Service admin A Donegal Deputy has begun a campaign to remove the obligation on local sports organisations and community based festivals to pay for policing services.Deputy Padraig Mac Lochlainn says Sinn Fein will introduce legislation to amend Section 30 of the Garda Síochána Act.Last month, it emerged that a festival in Co Donegal, which did not want to be identified, was charged €4,000 by gardaí to provide security at an event.Deputy MacLochlainn told the Dail Gardai don’t want to charge local communities for events…..Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Twitter NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly WhatsApp Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Nine Til Noon Show – Listen back to Wednesday’s Programme last_img read more