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The cocaine problem in Galway was described as a ‘blizzard’ at this week’s Joint Policing Committee — Speaking after the meeting General Election Candidate, Cllr. Ollie Crowe said the next government need to tackle the problem of drugs and crime in our community and slammed the outgoing government for their lax approach to law and order.
More gardai needed in rural parts of East Galway says Dolan
The issue of monitoring of CCTV in Castlebar was a hot topic of discussion at the latest meeting of the Castlebar Municipal District.
Sexual assault reporting is “so low in Galway” it was “excluded from the Garda report” received by councillors and community representatives at the Joint Policing Committee this week.
Independent councillor Michael Kilcoyne has called for the setting up of the new Joint Policing Committee (JPC) of Mayo County Council as a priority, stating that there are a number of people causing serious problems in Castlebar.
The agreement between Fianna Fáil and Independent councillors for control of Mayo County Council, that has stood for the past five years, looks set to be extended for the duration of the new county council term, which sits for the first time this morning (Friday, June 7) at 11am.
The Garda is varying its approach to checkpoints in a bid to crack down on motoring offences, it was revealed this week.
Galway city saw a 22 per cent reduction in the number of reported crimes this year to date, with burglaries, thefts, and assaults all down considerably in the first 10 months of the year.
Discarded syringes and hypodermic needles is a problem around certain areas of Galway and City Hall must “immediately tackle” any reports of such discarded items.
LED lights are to be installed throughout all of Shantalla, by the Galway City Council, with the works expecting to begin in June. The development has been welcomed by Sinn Féin city councillor Anna Marley.