Dáil Éireann - Volume 587 - 15 June, 2004

Written Answers. - Garda Deployment.

  476. Mr. Wall asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the number of new gardaí assigned to the Kildare/Carlow division in each of the past two years; the number of retirements in each of the past two years in the division; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17151/04]

  Mr. McDowell: I have been informed by the Garda authorities which are responsible for the detailed allocation of resources, including personnel, that the number of new gardaí assigned to the Kildare/Carlow division and the number of retirements in the division in each of the past two years is as follows:

Period

Assignments

Retirements

1 June 2002 — 31 May 2003

40

8

1 June 200 — 31 May 2004

34

7