111. Deputy Robert Troy asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of Garda personnel attached to the three districts in County Longford in the past seven years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 52511/17 asked on 07 Dec 2017 - Garda Strength)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I propose to take Questions Nos. 111 and 112 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 op...

112. Deputy Robert Troy asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of Garda personnel attached to County Westmeath districts in the past seven years. (Question 52512/17 asked on 07 Dec 2017 - Garda Strength)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I propose to take Questions Nos. 111 and 112 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 op...

46. Deputy Bobby Aylward asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of gardaí in each Garda station in counties Carlow and Kilkenny as of 1 November 2017; the number of community gardaí in the division; and the number of Garda Reserve and new recruits assigned to the division since recruitment resumed in 2014. (Question 51634/17 asked on 05 Dec 2017 - Garda Strength)

Deputy Bobby Aylward: How many gardaí are in each Garda station in Carlow-Kilkenny as of 1 November 2017; how many community Garda are in the division as a whole, how many Garda reservists and new recruits have been assigned to the division since recruitment resumed in 2014?
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47. Deputy Pat Casey asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of gardaí in each Garda station in County Wicklow as of 1 November 2017; the number of community gardaí in the division; and the number of Garda reserves and new recruits assigned to the division since recruitment resumed in 2014. (Question 51663/17 asked on 05 Dec 2017 - Garda Strength)

Deputy Pat Casey: My question is to ask the number of gardaí in each Garda station in County Wicklow as of 1 November 2017; the number of community gardaí in the division; and the number of Garda reserves and new recruits assigned to the division since recruitment resumed in 2014.
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59. Deputy Jackie Cahill asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of gardaí in each Garda station in County Tipperary as of 1 November 2017; the number of community gardaí in the division; and the number of Garda Reserve and new recruits assigned to the division since recruitment resumed in 2014. (Question 51670/17 asked on 05 Dec 2017 - Garda Strength)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I should say at the outset that the distribution of Garda personnel is exclusively the statutory responsibility of the Garda Commissioner.
Notwithstanding the Commissioner’s responsibility for the distribution of Gardaí, I have provided for the record a breakdown, in tabular form, of the detailed information requested by the Deputy as of 31 October 2017, the latest date for which information is available. 
The Garda strength of the Tip...

62. Deputy Niall Collins asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of gardaí in each Garda station in County Limerick as of 1 November 2017; the number of community gardaí in the division; and the number of Garda Reserve and new recruits assigned to the division since recruitment resumed in 2014. (Question 51643/17 asked on 05 Dec 2017 - Garda Strength)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I should say at the outset that the distribution of Garda personnel is exclusively the statutory responsibility of the Garda Commissioner.
Notwithstanding the Commissioner’s responsibility for the distribution of Gardaí, I have provided for the record a breakdown, in tabular form, of the detailed information requested by the Deputy as of 31 October 2017, the latest date for which information is readily available.
The Garda strength of ...

63. Deputy Barry Cowen asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of gardaí in each Garda station in counties Laois and Offaly as of 1 November 2017; the number of community gardaí in the division; and the number of Garda Reserve and new recruits assigned to the division since recruitment resumed in 2014. (Question 51631/17 asked on 05 Dec 2017 - Garda Strength)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I should say at the outset that the distribution of Garda personnel is exclusively the statutory responsibility of the Garda Commissioner.
Notwithstanding the Commissioner’s responsibility for the distribution of Gardaí, I have provided for the record a breakdown, in tabular form, of the detailed information requested by the Deputy as of 31 October 2017, the latest date for which information is readily available.
The Garda strength of ...

67. Deputy James Browne asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of gardaí in each Garda station in County Wexford as of 1 November 2017; the number of community gardaí in the division; and the number of Garda Reserve and new recruits assigned to the division since recruitment resumed in 2014. (Question 51671/17 asked on 05 Dec 2017 - Garda Strength)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I should say at the outset that the distribution of Garda personnel is exclusively the statutory responsibility of the Garda Commissioner.
Notwithstanding the Commissioner’s responsibility for the distribution of Gardaí, I have provided for the record a breakdown, in tabular form, of the detailed information requested by the Deputy as of 31 October 2017, the latest date for which information is readily available.
The Garda strength of ...

68. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of gardaí in each Garda station in counties Cavan and Monaghan as of 1 November 2017; the number of community gardaí in the division; and the number of Garda Reserve and new recruits assigned to the division since recruitment resumed in 2014. (Question 51656/17 asked on 05 Dec 2017 - Garda Strength)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I should say at the outset that the distribution of Garda personnel is exclusively the statutory responsibility of the Garda Commissioner.
Notwithstanding the Commissioner’s responsibility for the distribution of Gardaí, I have provided for the record a breakdown, in tabular form, of the detailed information requested by the Deputy as of 31 October 2017, the latest date for which information is readily available.
The Garda strength of ...

70. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of gardaí in each Garda station in north Cork as of 1 November 2017; the number of community gardaí in the division; and the number of Garda Reserve and new recruits assigned to the division since recruitment resumed in 2014. (Question 51639/17 asked on 05 Dec 2017 - Garda Strength)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I should say at the outset that the distribution of Garda personnel is exclusively the statutory responsibility of the Garda Commissioner.
Notwithstanding the Commissioner’s responsibility for the distribution of Gardaí, I have provided for the record a breakdown, in tabular form, of the detailed information requested by the Deputy as of 31 October 2017, the latest date for which information is readily available.
The Garda strength of ...

76. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of gardaí in each Garda station in County Mayo as of 1 November 2017; the number of community gardaí in the division; and the number of Garda Reserve and new recruits assigned to the division since recruitment resumed in 2014. (Question 51649/17 asked on 05 Dec 2017 - Garda Strength)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I should say at the outset that the distribution of Garda personnel is exclusively the statutory responsibility of the Garda Commissioner.
Notwithstanding the Commissioner’s responsibility for the distribution of Gardaí, I have provided for the record a breakdown, in tabular form, of the detailed information requested by the Deputy as of 31 October 2017, the latest date for which information is readily available. 
The Garda strength of...

79. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of gardaí in each Garda station in County Waterford as of 1 November 2017; the number of community gardaí in the division; and the number of Garda Reserve and new recruits assigned to the division since recruitment resumed in 2014. (Question 51636/17 asked on 05 Dec 2017 - Garda Strength)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I should say at the outset that the distribution of Garda personnel is exclusively the statutory responsibility of the Garda Commissioner.
Notwithstanding the Commissioner’s responsibility for the distribution of Gardaí, I have provided for the record a breakdown, in tabular form, of the detailed information requested by the Deputy as of 31 October 2017, the latest date for which information is readily available.
The Garda strength of ...

83. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of gardaí in each Garda station in County Kildare as of 1 November 2017; the number of community gardaí in the division; and the number of Garda Reserve and new recruits assigned to the division since recruitment resumed in 2014. (Question 51661/17 asked on 05 Dec 2017 - Garda Strength)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I should say at the outset that the distribution of Garda personnel is exclusively the statutory responsibility of the Garda Commissioner.
Notwithstanding the Commissioner’s responsibility for the distribution of Gardaí, I have provided for the record a breakdown, in tabular form, of the detailed information requested by the Deputy as of 31 October 2017, the latest date for which information is readily available.
The Garda strength of ...

86. Deputy Timmy Dooley asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of gardaí in each Garda station in County Clare as of 1 November 2017; the number of community gardaí in the division; and the number of Garda Reserve and new recruits assigned to the division since recruitment resumed in 2014. (Question 51645/17 asked on 05 Dec 2017 - Garda Strength)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I should say at the outset that the distribution of Garda personnel is exclusively the statutory responsibility of the Garda Commissioner.
Notwithstanding the Commissioner’s responsibility for the distribution of Gardaí, I have provided for the record a breakdown, in tabular form, of the detailed information requested by the Deputy as of 31 October 2017, the latest date for which information is readily available.
The Garda strength of ...

96. Deputy Margaret Murphy O’Mahony asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of gardaí in each Garda station in west Cork as of 1 November 2017; the number of community gardaí in the division; and the number of Garda Reserve and new recruits assigned to the division since recruitment resumed in 2014. (Question 51638/17 asked on 05 Dec 2017 - Garda Strength)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I should say at the outset that the distribution of Garda personnel is exclusively the statutory responsibility of the Garda Commissioner.
Notwithstanding the Commissioner’s responsibility for the distribution of Gardaí, I have provided for the record a breakdown, in tabular form, of the detailed information requested by the Deputy as of 31 October 2017, the latest date for which information is readily available. 
The Garda strength of...

97. Deputy Pat The Cope Gallagher asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of gardaí in each Garda station in County Donegal as of 1 November 2017; the number of community gardaí in the division; the number of Garda Reserve and the gardaí in the division as a whole; and the number of Garda Reserve and the number of new recruits assigned to the division since recruitment resumed in 2014. (Question 51653/17 asked on 05 Dec 2017 - Garda Strength)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I should say at the outset that the distribution of Garda personnel is exclusively the statutory responsibility of the Garda Commissioner.
Notwithstanding the Commissioner’s responsibility for the distribution of Gardaí, I have provided for the record a breakdown, in tabular form, of the detailed information requested by the Deputy as of 31 October 2017, the latest date for which information is readily available. 
The Garda strength of...

99. Deputy Marc MacSharry asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of gardaí in each Garda station in counties Sligo and Leitrim as of 1 November 2017; the number of community gardaí in the division; and the number of Garda Reserve and new recruits assigned to the division since recruitment resumed in 2014. (Question 51651/17 asked on 05 Dec 2017 - Garda Strength)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I should say at the outset that the distribution of Garda personnel is exclusively the statutory responsibility of the Garda Commissioner.
Notwithstanding the Commissioner’s responsibility for the distribution of Gardaí, I have provided for the record a breakdown, in tabular form, of the detailed information requested by the Deputy as of 31 October 2017, the latest date for which information is readily available.
The Garda strength of ...

100. Deputy Robert Troy asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of gardaí in each Garda station in County Westmeath as of 1 November 2017; the number of community gardaí in the division; and the number of Garda Reserve and new recruits assigned to the division since recruitment resumed in 2014. (Question 51665/17 asked on 05 Dec 2017 - Garda Strength)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I should say at the outset that the distribution of Garda personnel is exclusively the statutory responsibility of the Garda Commission
Notwithstanding the Commissioner’s responsibility for the distribution of Gardaí, I have provided for the record a breakdown, in tabular form, of the detailed information requested by the Deputy as of 31 October 2017, the latest date for which information is readily available.
The Garda strength of the...

103. Deputy Declan Breathnach asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of gardaí in each Garda station in County Louth as of 1 November 2017; the number of community gardaí in the division as; and the number of Garda Reserve and new recruits assigned to the division since recruitment resumed in 2014. (Question 51657/17 asked on 05 Dec 2017 - Garda Strength)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I should say at the outset that the distribution of Garda personnel is exclusively the statutory responsibility of the Garda Commissioner.
Notwithstanding the Commissioner’s responsibility for the distribution of Gardaí, I have provided for the record a breakdown, in tabular form, of the detailed information requested by the Deputy as of 31 October 2017, the latest date for which information is readily available.
The Garda strength of ...

113. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of gardaí in each Garda station in County Kerry as of 1 November 2017; the number of community gardaí in the division; and the number of Garda Reserve and new recruits assigned to the division since recruitment resumed in 2014. (Question 51641/17 asked on 05 Dec 2017 - Garda Strength)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I should say at the outset that the distribution of Garda personnel is exclusively the statutory responsibility of the Garda Commissioner.
Notwithstanding the Commissioner’s responsibility for the distribution of Gardaí, I have provided for the record a breakdown, in tabular form, of the detailed information requested by the Deputy as of 31 October 2017, the latest date for which information is readily available.
The Garda strength of ...

244. Deputy Anne Rabbitte asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of gardaí in each Garda station in County Galway as of 1 November 2017; the number of community gardaí in the division; and the number of Garda Reserve and new recruits assigned to the division since recruitment resumed in 2014. (Question 51647/17 asked on 05 Dec 2017 - Garda Strength)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I should say at the outset that the distribution of Garda personnel is exclusively the statutory responsibility of the Garda Commissioner.
Notwithstanding the Commissioner’s responsibility for the distribution of Gardaí, I have provided for the record a breakdown, in tabular form, of the detailed information requested by the Deputy as of 31 October 2017, the latest date for which information is readily available.
The Garda strength of ...

245. Deputy Anne Rabbitte asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of gardaí in each Garda station in Galway as of 1 November 2017; the number of community gardaí in the division; and the number of Garda Reserve and new recruits assigned to the division since recruitment resumed in 2014. (Question 51648/17 asked on 05 Dec 2017 - Garda Strength)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I should say at the outset that the distribution of Garda personnel is exclusively the statutory responsibility of the Garda Commissioner.
Notwithstanding the Commissioner’s responsibility for the distribution of Gardaí, I have provided for the record a breakdown, in tabular form, of the detailed information requested by the Deputy as of 31 October 2017, the latest date for which information is readily available.
The Garda strength of ...

246. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of gardaí in each Garda station in County Waterford as of 1 November 2017; the number of community gardaí in the division; and the number of Garda Reserve and new recruits assigned to the division since recruitment resumed in 2014. (Question 51635/17 asked on 05 Dec 2017 - Garda Strength)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I should say at the outset that the distribution of Garda personnel is exclusively the statutory responsibility of the Garda Commissioner.
Notwithstanding the Commissioner’s responsibility for the distribution of Gardaí, I have provided for the record a breakdown, in tabular form, of the detailed information requested by the Deputy as of 31 October 2017, the latest date for which information is readily available.
The Garda strength of ...

270. 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 seven years to date in 2017; 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 52035/17 asked on 05 Dec 2017 - 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. 
The Garda strength on 31 O...

175. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of gardaí in each Garda division on 31 October 2017; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 50724/17 asked on 29 Nov 2017 - 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...