Garda operation underway in Donegal

Garda checkpoints set up in Letterkenny

By Declan Magee


By Declan Magee


Garda operation underway in Donegal

The scene at The Cube building in Letterkenny this morning

A Garda operation is underway today at a disputed property in Letterkenny.

Gardaí mounted checkpoints in the Thorn Road area this morning and have maintained a strong presence since at The Kube building.

Two patrol cars and two Garda vans were stationed outside the building this morning.

A spokesman at the Garda press office said the operation started at 8am in support of a High Court order.

The building was entered last month by developer Brendan Gildea and a group calling itself The Helping Hand Group. The locks were changed and Mr Gildea claimed legal ownership. The building was taken into receivership in 2011.

Donegal County Council’s central laboratory is located in the building.