Report proposes the closure of Malin Head Coastguard Station


first_img HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week A report published today by Fisher Consultants on the marine emergency response regimes is proposing that Malin Head Coast Guard Station be closed.Under the proposals presented to government, Dublin would be made the main coastguard centre with reduced functions at Valentia and  Malin becoming obsolete.Minister of Transport, Tourism & Sport Leo Varadkar is setting up a Departmental team to consider the  report stating the process will ‘require some tough decisions’.Donegal North East Deputy Charlie McConalogue says closing Malin does not make sense, especially as there has been significant investment in the facility recently:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/charr1pmcoast.mp3[/podcast] By News Highland – July 6, 2012 Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Google+ Facebook Previous articleTwo Donegal trainees stranded in Florida as pilot courses are haltedNext articleDMRT stood down after missing walker is found safe News Highland Twitter Google+center_img Pinterest Twitter Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Newsx Adverts PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal WhatsApp WhatsApp Report proposes the closure of Malin Head Coastguard Station Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derrylast_img

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