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Archive for the ‘Justice’ Category

Opportunistic moves by Sinn Féin, which would delay establishment of Commission, are politically irresponsible

13th February 2017

Opportunistic moves by Sinn Féin, which would delay establishment of Commission, are politically irresponsible

Increasing the number of Gardaí on our streets must remain a priority

22nd June 2016

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal and member of the Oireachtas Committee on Justice and Equality, Alan Farrell, has said that he will work to ensure that the North County is to benefit from the planned national increase in Garda numbers. “I was pleased to […]

Courts Service to engage with Fingal County Council on improved court facilities in Swords

14th April 2016

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell is pleased with the confirmation that the Courts service and Fingal County Council intend to meet in the near future to discuss the possibilities for improved court accommodation in Swords. “As a member of the Oireachtas Justice […]

26.2% decrease in burglaries in last quarter of 2015, compared to 2014

6th April 2016

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell has welcomed figures from the CSO which have shown a reduction in the number of burglaries, with a reduction in eight out of the fourteen recorded crime categories. “I am pleased with recent CSO figures which have […]

New Burglary Act will help keep repeat burglars off the streets of Dublin Fingal

20th January 2016

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has said that the new Burglary Act will help keep repeat burglars off the streets in the North County and improve the safety of our community. “This week, the Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald, announced […]

New Garda Youth Diversion Programme for Balbriggan commences operation

7th January 2016

“A new Garda Youth Diversion Programme in Balbriggan will help to prevent and reduce crime among youths”, says Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell. “The Minister for Justice, Frances Fitzgerald, has announced that a new Garda Youth Diversion Project (GYDP) will commence operations […]

Local Property Tax rates to be maintained until 2019

5th December 2015

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal and Member of the Finance Committee, Alan Farrell, has welcomed the news that the revaluation date for Local Property Tax (LPT) rates has been postponed until 2019. “The Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan, has published the Local Property Bill […]

Failure of SF candidate to condemn Garda McCabe murder is a disgrace

5th December 2015

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal and member of the Oireachtas Justice Committee, Alan Farrell, has unreservedly criticised the failure of a Sinn Féin general election candidate, Louise O’Reilly, to criticise the murder of Garda Jerry McCabe. When asked repeatedly on today’s Claire Byrne Show […]

Farrell encourages potential Gardaí in Dublin Fingal to apply for new posts

27th November 2015

Recruitment of 600 new Gardaí now underway on publicjobs.ie Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has encouraged those interested in the North County to apply for one of 600 new positions available with An Garda Síochána. The recruitment campaign is now underway and […]

New DNA database another tool for Gardaí to tackle crime

13th November 2015

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal and Member of the Oireachtas Justice Committee, Alan Farrell, has said that the new state-of-the-art DNA Database System which will come into operation on 20th November 2015 is another important tool that Gardaí can use to tackle crime. “The […]