Dáil Éireann - Volume 622 - 27 June, 2006
Written Answers. - Garda Operations.
Mr. Gregory Mr. Gregory
Mr. Gregory asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform if he will request a report from the Garda authorities on their response to the issues in correspondence (details supplied) from the Mater area residential  community in Dublin 7; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24494/06]
Mr. McDowell Mr. McDowell
Mr. McDowell: I am informed by the Garda authorities that local Garda management are aware of many of the issues raised in the correspondence supplied. The Garda authorities have previously met with the complainant to address the issues highlighted in the correspondence.
The Minister is further informed that there have been six recorded incidents at the location mentioned this year. The Minister is advised that all matters reported to the Garda authorities in relation to the location mentioned and its vicinity are dealt with promptly by the Garda authorities. The Minister understands that a Community Garda was assigned to the area to replace the previous Community Garda, who transferred to other duties. The Minister is assured that the location mentioned will continue to receive regular and ongoing attention from both mobile and foot Garda patrols, the Divisional Crime Task Force and the Community Policing Unit at Mountjoy Garda station in order to maintain a visible Garda presence in the area concerned.
Dáil Éireann 622 Written Answers. Garda Operations.