Posts Tagged ‘cuts’

Garda drugs unit reduced by 50%

The long-rumoured cut in the Waterford Garda Drugs unit has proven to be more than idle conjecture.
Waterford’s drugs unit has seen its staffing levels cut by 50 per cent over the last four years. During the same period, controlled drug offences in the Waterford Garda division fell by almost 44%, a clear indication of the catastrophic effect that cutbacks to policing services are having on local detection rates. Information released in a [...]

Cuts in direct bus links to Dublin are criticised

Rural organisations have criticised the Expressway route cuts announced by Bus Eireann.
In the wake of the news that Carrick-on-Suir has lost its direct bus link to Dublin, which led to a protest at the Waterford terminus on February 14th, Bus Eireann has announced further cuts in services linking the region to the capital. A total of 93 services are [...]