122. Deputy Pat The Cope Gallagher asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the Garda numbers within the Donegal division; the increase in those numbers in each year since 2014; if further provision has been made for the remainder of 2018 for increasing Garda numbers particularly in the context of Brexit; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 20527/18 asked on 10 May 2018 - Garda Strength)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): As the Deputy will appreciate, it is the Garda Commissioner who is responsible for the distribution of resources, including personnel, among the various Garda Divisions and I, as Minister, have no direct role in the matter. Garda management keeps this distribution of resources under continual review in the context of crime trends and policing priorities so as to ensure that the optimum use is made of these resources. 
I am informed by ...

123. Deputy Seán Haughey asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of sergeants and inspectors in the Dublin North Garda division; the locations of the stations; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 20538/18 asked on 10 May 2018 - Garda Strength)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): As the Deputy will appreciate, the Garda Commissioner is responsible for the distribution of resources, including personnel, among the various Garda Divisions and I, as Minister, have no direct role in the matter. Garda management keeps this distribution of resources under continual review in the context of crime trends and policing priorities so as to ensure that the optimum use is made of these resources.
I am informed by the Commiss...

38. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of new Garda recruits assigned to each Garda station in County Mayo in each of the years 2014 to 2017 and to date in 2018; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 16563/18 asked on 17 Apr 2018 - Garda Strength)

(Deputy Charles Flanagan): I should state at the outset that the distribution of Garda personnel, including the allocation of newly attested Gardaí, is exclusively the statutory responsibility of the Garda Commissioner. Notwithstanding the Commissioner’s responsibility, I have provided for the record, in tabular form, the detailed information requested by the Deputy.
I am informed by the Garda Commissioner that, as of the 28 February 2018, the latest date for which figures are available, the st...

588. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality to outline the strength of An Garda Síochána; the way in which this compares to the average over the past ten years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 16696/18 asked on 17 Apr 2018 - Garda Strength)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): As the Deputy will appreciate, it is the Garda Commissioner who is responsible for the distribution of resources, including personnel, among the various Garda Divisions and I, as Minister, have no direct role in the matter. Garda management keeps this distribution of resources under continual review in the context of crime trends and policing priorities so as to ensure that the optimum use is made of these resources.
This Government is...

305. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of community gardaí based in Clondalkin Garda station in each of the past six years; and the up to date figures for same. (Question 13831/18 asked on 27 Mar 2018 - Garda Strength)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I propose to take Questions Nos. 305 to 308, inclusive, together.
As the Deputy will appreciate, it is the Garda Commissioner who is responsible for the distribution of resources, including personnel, among the various Garda Divisions and I, as Minister, have no direct role in the matter. Garda management keeps this distribution of resources under continual review in the context of crime trends and policing priorities so as to ensure t...

306. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of community gardaí based in Finglas Garda station in each of the past six years; and the up to date figures for same. (Question 13832/18 asked on 27 Mar 2018 - Garda Strength)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I propose to take Questions Nos. 305 to 308, inclusive, together.
As the Deputy will appreciate, it is the Garda Commissioner who is responsible for the distribution of resources, including personnel, among the various Garda Divisions and I, as Minister, have no direct role in the matter. Garda management keeps this distribution of resources under continual review in the context of crime trends and policing priorities so as to ensure t...

307. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of community gardaí based in Blanchardstown Garda station in each of the past six years; and the up to date figures for same. (Question 13833/18 asked on 27 Mar 2018 - Garda Strength)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I propose to take Questions Nos. 305 to 308, inclusive, together.
As the Deputy will appreciate, it is the Garda Commissioner who is responsible for the distribution of resources, including personnel, among the various Garda Divisions and I, as Minister, have no direct role in the matter. Garda management keeps this distribution of resources under continual review in the context of crime trends and policing priorities so as to ensure t...

308. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of community gardaí based in Lucan Garda station in each of the past six years; and the up to date figures for same. (Question 13834/18 asked on 27 Mar 2018 - Garda Strength)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I propose to take Questions Nos. 305 to 308, inclusive, together.
As the Deputy will appreciate, it is the Garda Commissioner who is responsible for the distribution of resources, including personnel, among the various Garda Divisions and I, as Minister, have no direct role in the matter. Garda management keeps this distribution of resources under continual review in the context of crime trends and policing priorities so as to ensure t...

94. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Justice and Equality further to Parliamentary Question No. 155 of 15 February 2018, the number of gardaí in respect of all other counties by division, district and rank; the number of Garda vehicles based full time in counties by vehicle type, division and or district; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 13264/18 asked on 22 Mar 2018 - Garda Strength)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): As the Deputy will appreciate, the Garda Commissioner is responsible for the distribution of resources, including personnel, among the various Garda Divisions and I, as Minister, have no direct role in the matter. Garda management keeps this distribution of resources under continual review in the context of crime trends and policing priorities so as to ensure that the optimum use is made of these resources.
I am informed by the Commis...

206. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of units attached to Togher Garda sub-district; and the number which have been attached for each of the past 10 years. (Question 11294/18 asked on 08 Mar 2018 - Garda Strength)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I propose to take Questions Nos. 206 to 213, inclusive, together.
As the Deputy will appreciate, it is the Garda Commissioner who is responsible for the distribution of resources, including personnel, among the various Garda Divisions and I, as Minister, have no direct role in the matter. Garda management keeps this distribution of resources under continual review in the context of crime trends and policing priorities so as to ensure t...

207. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of units attached to Anglesea Street sub-district, and the number which have been for each of the past 10 years. (Question 11295/18 asked on 08 Mar 2018 - Garda Strength)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I propose to take Questions Nos. 206 to 213, inclusive, together.
As the Deputy will appreciate, it is the Garda Commissioner who is responsible for the distribution of resources, including personnel, among the various Garda Divisions and I, as Minister, have no direct role in the matter. Garda management keeps this distribution of resources under continual review in the context of crime trends and policing priorities so as to ensure t...

208. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of units attached to Bishopstown Garda station; and the number attached in each of the past ten years. (Question 11296/18 asked on 08 Mar 2018 - Garda Strength)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I propose to take Questions Nos. 206 to 213, inclusive, together.
As the Deputy will appreciate, it is the Garda Commissioner who is responsible for the distribution of resources, including personnel, among the various Garda Divisions and I, as Minister, have no direct role in the matter. Garda management keeps this distribution of resources under continual review in the context of crime trends and policing priorities so as to ensure t...

209. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of units attached to Carrigaline Garda station; and the number attached in each of the past ten years. (Question 11297/18 asked on 08 Mar 2018 - Garda Strength)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I propose to take Questions Nos. 206 to 213, inclusive, together.
As the Deputy will appreciate, it is the Garda Commissioner who is responsible for the distribution of resources, including personnel, among the various Garda Divisions and I, as Minister, have no direct role in the matter. Garda management keeps this distribution of resources under continual review in the context of crime trends and policing priorities so as to ensure t...

210. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of units attached to Passage West Garda station; and the number attached in each of the past ten years. (Question 11298/18 asked on 08 Mar 2018 - Garda Strength)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I propose to take Questions Nos. 206 to 213, inclusive, together.
As the Deputy will appreciate, it is the Garda Commissioner who is responsible for the distribution of resources, including personnel, among the various Garda Divisions and I, as Minister, have no direct role in the matter. Garda management keeps this distribution of resources under continual review in the context of crime trends and policing priorities so as to ensure t...

211. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of units attached to Crosshaven Garda station; and the number attached in each of the past ten years. (Question 11299/18 asked on 08 Mar 2018 - Garda Strength)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I propose to take Questions Nos. 206 to 213, inclusive, together.
As the Deputy will appreciate, it is the Garda Commissioner who is responsible for the distribution of resources, including personnel, among the various Garda Divisions and I, as Minister, have no direct role in the matter. Garda management keeps this distribution of resources under continual review in the context of crime trends and policing priorities so as to ensure t...

212. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of units attached to Douglas Garda station; and the number attached in each of the past ten years. (Question 11300/18 asked on 08 Mar 2018 - Garda Strength)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I propose to take Questions Nos. 206 to 213, inclusive, together.
As the Deputy will appreciate, it is the Garda Commissioner who is responsible for the distribution of resources, including personnel, among the various Garda Divisions and I, as Minister, have no direct role in the matter. Garda management keeps this distribution of resources under continual review in the context of crime trends and policing priorities so as to ensure t...

213. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of units attached to Mahon Garda station; and the number attached in each of the past ten years. (Question 11301/18 asked on 08 Mar 2018 - Garda Strength)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I propose to take Questions Nos. 206 to 213, inclusive, together.
As the Deputy will appreciate, it is the Garda Commissioner who is responsible for the distribution of resources, including personnel, among the various Garda Divisions and I, as Minister, have no direct role in the matter. Garda management keeps this distribution of resources under continual review in the context of crime trends and policing priorities so as to ensure t...

89. Deputy Fiona O’Loughlin asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of gardaí in County Kildare by station in 2016 and 2017; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 10452/18 asked on 06 Mar 2018 - Garda Strength)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): As the Deputy will appreciate, it is the Garda Commissioner who is responsible for the distribution of resources, including personnel, among the various Garda Divisions and I, as Minister, have no direct role in the matter. Garda management keeps this distribution of resources under continual review in the context of crime trends and policing priorities so as to ensure that the optimum use is made of these resources. 
I am informed by...

80. Deputy Frank O’Rourke asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of gardaí allocated to each Garda station in the Kildare north district in each of the years 2008 to 2017 and to date in 2018; the Garda rank allocation within each Garda station in the Kildare north district, for example, the number of gardaí, sergeants, detectives, superintendents and chief superintendents; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 5416/18 asked on 06 Feb 2018 - Garda Strength)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): As the Deputy will appreciate, it is the Garda Commissioner who is responsible for the distribution of resources, including personnel, among the various Garda Divisions and I, as Minister, have no direct role in the matter. Garda management keeps this distribution of resources under continual review in the context of crime trends and policing priorities so as to ensure that the optimum use is made of these resources.
I am informed by t...

86. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Justice and Equality his plans to increase the number of gardaí along the Border areas in County Donegal to deal with the increase in criminal activity; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 5466/18 asked on 06 Feb 2018 - Garda Strength)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I propose to take Questions Nos. 86 and 99 together.
As the Deputy will appreciate, it is the Garda Commissioner who is responsible for the distribution of resources, including personnel, among the various Garda Divisions and I, as Minister, have no direct role in the matter. Garda management keeps this distribution of resources under continual review in the context of crime trends and policing priorities so as to ensure that the opti...

99. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of gardaí in County Donegal in each of the past ten years; his plans to allocate additional resources to County Donegal; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 5450/18 asked on 06 Feb 2018 - Garda Strength)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I propose to take Questions Nos. 86 and 99 together.
As the Deputy will appreciate, it is the Garda Commissioner who is responsible for the distribution of resources, including personnel, among the various Garda Divisions and I, as Minister, have no direct role in the matter. Garda management keeps this distribution of resources under continual review in the context of crime trends and policing priorities so as to ensure that the opti...

278. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of gardaí available for duty throughout the country in each of the past ten years to date; the extent by which it is expected to augment these numbers in the future; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 6027/18 asked on 06 Feb 2018 - Garda Strength)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I propose to take Questions Nos. 278, 283 and 285 together.
As the Deputy will appreciate, the Garda Commissioner is responsible for the distribution of resources, including personnel, among the various Garda Divisions and I, as Minister, have no direct role in the matter. Garda management keeps this distribution of resources under continual review in the context of crime trends and policing priorities so as to ensure that the optimum...

283. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the extent to which he expects to be in a position to deploy extra gardaí to the various stations throughout the country including County Kildare, with particular reference to the area of the obvious need for extra policing; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 6032/18 asked on 06 Feb 2018 - Garda Strength)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I propose to take Questions Nos. 278, 283 and 285 together.
As the Deputy will appreciate, the Garda Commissioner is responsible for the distribution of resources, including personnel, among the various Garda Divisions and I, as Minister, have no direct role in the matter. Garda management keeps this distribution of resources under continual review in the context of crime trends and policing priorities so as to ensure that the optimum...

285. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the extent to which he anticipates to be in a position to increase the strength of An Garda Síochána at all ranks over the next four years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 6034/18 asked on 06 Feb 2018 - Garda Strength)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I propose to take Questions Nos. 278, 283 and 285 together.
As the Deputy will appreciate, the Garda Commissioner is responsible for the distribution of resources, including personnel, among the various Garda Divisions and I, as Minister, have no direct role in the matter. Garda management keeps this distribution of resources under continual review in the context of crime trends and policing priorities so as to ensure that the optimum...

189. Deputy Aengus Ó Snodaigh asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the reason there are only four community gardaí attached to Ballyfermot Garda station. (Question 4927/18 asked on 31 Jan 2018 - Garda Strength)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): As the Deputy will appreciate, it is the Garda Commissioner who is responsible for the distribution of resources, including personnel, among the various Garda Divisions and I, as Minister, have no direct role in the matter. Garda management keeps this distribution of resources under continual review in the context of crime trends and policing priorities so as to ensure that the optimum use is made of these resources.
Ballyfermot Garda...