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Archive for the ‘Justice’ Category

Garda Commissioner confirms Malahide Garda station will remain open

11th November 2015

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal and member of the Oireachtas Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality, Alan Farrell, has welcomed confirmation from the Garda Commissioner that An Garda Síochána does not plan to close any further Garda stations, and specifically, the local station in […]

New anti-burglary plan will crack down on crime in Dublin Fingal

2nd November 2015

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal said that the new Anti-Crime and Burglary response by An Garda Síochána will crack down on crime in the North County. “This new Anti-Crime and Burglary response by An Garda Síochána, named Operation Thor, will help tackle crime in […]

260 new Garda vehicles to tackle mobile gangs

20th October 2015

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald that €5.3 million is to be spent on 260 new Garda vehicles between now and the end of the year. These vehicles will be […]

600 new Gardaí as Budget 2016 confirms Govt commitment to tackling crime

15th October 2015

€67m in additional funding for Justice as part of Budget 2016. Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal and Member of the Oireachtas Justice Committee, Alan Farrell, has said that the announcement of 600 new Gardaí in Budget 2016 marks the Government’s commitment to increasing resources […]

Civilianisation of border control at Dublin Airport proving successful

21st September 2015

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal has stated that it is clear the civilianisation of border duties at Dublin Airport have been successful thus far, following a visit to Dublin Airport by the Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald to review the progress of […]

500 new Gardaí to be recruited next year

16th September 2015

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal and member of the Oireachtas Justice, Defence and Equality Committee, Alan Farrell, has welcomed confirmation from the Minister for Justice and Equality that 500 new Gardaí are to be recruited next year.   “I am delighted that 500 new […]

New law to clamp down on burglary

7th September 2015

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has said that a new law, which will clampdown on repeat burglars, will make a significant difference in tackling crime in the North County. Deputy Farrell was speaking following the publication of the Criminal Justice (Burglary of […]

12 new Garda vehicles for Dublin Metropolitan Region North and new burglary laws to fight crime

27th August 2015

“Dublin Metropolitan Region North is to receive twelve new Garda vehicles in total during the course of 2015 to boost the fight against crime. Nine of these vehicles are already in action”, says Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell.   “New Garda vehicles […]

Rights of victims of crime to be strengthened

16th July 2015

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal and member of the Oireachtas Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality, Alan Farrell has stated that it is positive news for victims of crime that the Heads and General Scheme of the Criminal Justice (Victims of Crime) Bill has […]

New Garda vehicles for Dublin Fingal part of a comprehensive plan to fight crime

24th June 2015

“The Dublin Metropolitan North region, serving the North County, is receiving twelve Garda cars in 2015”, says Alan Farrell, Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal and member of the Oireachtas Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality.   “The allocation of twelve Garda cars for the […]