Tag: Gardaí

Procurement process for works to allow for the reopening of Rush Garda station will now commence

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell has welcomed confirmation from the Minister of State for the Office of Public Works that the OPW are now commencing the procurement process for works which will allow for the reopening of Rush Garda station. “I am delighted to have received confirmation from the Minister of State for the Office of Public…

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

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 hear Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald reaffirm today (Wednesday) in the Dáil the commitment in…

New Garda Youth Diversion Programme for Balbriggan commences operation

“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 in Balbriggan. This is one of seven new GYDPs which will receive €1.2 million from…

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

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 applications are being accepted on www.publicjobs.ie until 5th January 2016.   “The Minister for Justice…

New DNA database another tool for Gardaí to tackle crime

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 new DNA database, which will be based in the Phoenix Park, will offer Gardaí the…