Tag: Government

Talk of a coalition with Sinn Féin is nonsensical

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has described talk of a coalition with Sinn Féin as nonsensical and concerning. “Putting the history associated with Sinn Féin aside for a moment, their economic policies alone would disqualify them from ever entering government as part of a coalition with Fine Gael. In addition to that, I am of the belief…

260 new Garda vehicles to tackle mobile gangs

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 used to assist the Gardaí in their pursuit of mobile gangs. “These 260 vehicles will…

Extensive Inspectorate report exposes major deficiencies and highlights the importance of ongoing reform of An Garda Síochána

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, and member of the Oireachtas Justice Committee, Alan Farrell, has today (Tuesday), highlighted the importance of Garda reform and welcomed the news that the Cabinet Committee on Justice Reform will oversee this process. Deputy Farrell was speaking following the publication of the Garda Inspectorate report by Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald TD.…