Adjournment Debate. - Crime Levels.

Thursday, 16 October 2003

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 572 No. 5

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  157.  Mr. F. McGrath  Information on Finian McGrath  Zoom on Finian McGrath   asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform  Information on Michael McDowell  Zoom on Michael McDowell   his views on a complaint (details supplied) in relation to anti-social activities in Fairview Park, Dublin 3; and if he will make a statement on the role of the Garda in the wider society. [23708/03]

Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform (Mr. McDowell): Information on Michael McDowell  Zoom on Michael McDowell  I refer the Deputy to my replies to Question No. 475 of 14 October 2003, and Question No. 1238 of 30 September 2003 which dealt in some detail with the issues relating to Fairview Park. The mission of the Garda is to achieve the highest attainable level of personal protection and State security with a commitment to a continuing development of its relationship with the community and with respect for the human rights of all.

  158.  Mr. Durkan  Information on Bernard Durkan  Zoom on Bernard Durkan   asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform  Information on Michael McDowell  Zoom on Michael McDowell   his plans to combat unlawful killings in the Finglas area; if he intends to provide more gardaí, more patrol cars and more foot patrols; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23710/03]

  160.  Mr. Durkan  Information on Bernard Durkan  Zoom on Bernard Durkan   asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform  Information on Michael McDowell  Zoom on Michael McDowell   if he intends to respond to recent killings in the Finglas area; if so, the way in which; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23712/03]

Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform (Mr. McDowell): Information on Michael McDowell  Zoom on Michael McDowell  I propose to take Questions Nos. 158 and 160 together.

I refer the Deputy to my speech in the House on the Adjournment on these matters on Tuesday, 14 October 2003.


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