Dáil Éireann - Volume 361 - 23 October, 1985
Written Answers. - Garda Recruitment.
Mr. Kitt Mr. Kitt
23. Mr. Kitt asked the Minister for Justice when it is proposed to recruit extra gardaí.
Minister for Justice (Mr. Noonan, Limerick East) Michael Noonan
Minister for Justice (Mr. Noonan, Limerick East): As indicated in the national plan, recruitment to the Garda Síochána is to continue during the period 1985-87 with a view to maintaining the strength of the force at 11,400. To achieve that and taking account of anticipated wastage, 60 recruits are due to be appointed on 6 November and present plans are to appoint a further 25 before the end of the year. The precise numbers to be appointed will depend on the level of vacancies arising from resignations, retirements and deaths.
Dáil Éireann 361 Written Answers. Garda Recruitment.