Large number of Gardaí leave without being replaced

74 Gardaí in the local district have left since 2008, without being replaced.

Chief Superintendent Christopher Mangan told a meeting of the Cavan Joint Policing Committee that it’s difficult to run a force without the correct supervision, however, he insisted that he wasn’t making excuses for recent scandals within the force.

Chairperson of the Joint policing Committee John Paul Feeley, says that given its border location, the local area cannot have a diminished Gardai force: