Crime Prevention Meeting in Kill

A huge credit to Kill Community Alert Group who hosted a crime prevention meeting last night.  The presentations on home security and general policing in the area were very informative. The Gardai and the local community are doing their very best with scarce resources. I personally believe it was a Continue Reading →

Speech to Parnell Summer School on Criminal Justice System

Please see below a transcript of my speech: I am delighted to be here and it is great to be back. Thank you for asking me to speak on this highly interesting and relevant theme. Criminal law is one of the most intellectually challenging, complex and profound aspects of justice Continue Reading →

Clamping Law Remains Unenforced Due to Lack of Resources

A varitation of this story was covered by the Sunday Independent from 8th January 2017. It can be read here: The Vehicle Clamping Act was passed into law almost two years ago but it is still yet to be implemented and enforced. The Act was intended to curb the Continue Reading →

Cautious Welcome of Additional Gardai Follow Emergency Dáil Debate

I welcome these additional resources for the county. This was just one issue I raised in the Dáil last week during an emergency debate on Garda coverage in Kildare North. At the time I highlighted with the Minister that we are lowest in terms of Garda numbers per head of Continue Reading →