Fine Gael Rules Out Reopening of Garda Stations in Kildare

Comments made by Minister for Justice Francis Fitzgerald are unacceptable after she has completely ruled out the reopening of rural Garda stations closed by Fine Gael and Labour over the last five years. The closure of rural Garda stations in Kildare, coupled with cutbacks to Garda resources, has coincided with Continue Reading →

Success on Garda Clinic for Kill

Following the Garda station closure earlier this year, I have been working with local Garda management to provide alternatives for local policing in Kill village and surrounds. The great news is that Superintendent Ian Lackey in Naas Garda Station has now committed to the provision of a Garda clinic in Kill Continue Reading →

Garda Clinic Confirmed for Ballymore Eustace

A Garda clinic will commence in Ballymore Eustace starting on August 7th. It will be held weekly every Wednesday from 4-6 pm in the local health centre. Garda Tom is the point of contact for the clinics and can be reached on 0868582695. The clinic has been set-up in response to local Continue Reading →

Community Alert Scheme Launched for Kill

As we all know the government shut down Kill Garda Station last winter. There was widespread concern at the time and I organised a number of meetings with senior Gardaí and other interested parties to address this. We are now at the stage of launching a local alert scheme and Continue Reading →

Community Alert Scheme Setup at Public Meetings

Three public meetings were held in recent weeks, one in Kilteel and two in Kill, following the Garda station closure, and positive outcomes have been achieved. The meetings were organised by Fianna Fáil’s Naas Area Representative, James Lawless, to allow the community discuss the issues and explore the options. “We have made Continue Reading →