Meeting to be held in Malin on community text alert system

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A public meeting is due to take place in the Malin Hotel next Friday, 13th March at 8pm to set up a Malin Parish Community Text alert system.

Venessa Clarke from Muintir Na Tire, the National Association for the promotion of Community Development will be attending this meeting.

She will provide those in attendance with relevant information.

Also in attendance on the night will be Sergeant Paul Wallace who is the Crime Prevention Officer for Donegal.

Everyone from the Malin Parish is encouraged to attend this meeting.

It was announced earlier this year that one million text messages had been sent via the Garda text alert system since its inception in 2013.

The system is designed to alert members of the public to suspicious or criminal activity which may be happening in their area. The system in use by 550 localities.