Casual approach to Northside prosecutions by DPP very worrying – McAuliffe

Dublin North West Fianna Fáil candidate, Cllr. Paul McAuliffe has said that a recent decision by the Director of Public Prosecutions demonstrates just how out of touch he is with the Northside. Cllr. Paul McAuliffe was commenting after comments by Mr Justice Mitchell which criticised the DPP for bringing the case of a pipe bomb…

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McAuliffe calls for statutory funding for Crime Safety Forums

Finglas crime meeting hears calls for greater community safety supports A public meeting on crime in Finglas has heard calls from local residents for statutory supports for community crime safety forums. Around 50 residents attended the meeting in the Shamrock Lodge in Finglas last night, organised local Fianna Fáil Councillors Paul McAuliffe and David Costello. …

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McAuliffe condemns cold-blooded gun attack in Ballymun

Calls for dedicated garda unit to tackle gun crime in Dublin  Dublin City Councillor Paul McAuliffe has said the latest gun murder in Dublin further emphasises the need for a dedicated garda unit to tackle gun crime in Dublin. The local Fianna Fáil Councillor, who is Chairperson of the local Policing Committee, has condemned what…

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Council to examine the number of ‘officers’ eligible of issuing fines for illegal dumping, illegal signs and littering.

Dublin City Council’s Finance committee will examine this week if an increase in the number of ‘authorised officers’ might help reduce breaches of bye-laws drafted by the City’s council. The proposal was put forward by Fianna Fáil City Councillor Paul McAuliffe who succeeded in persuading the City Manager to examine the issue further. ‘Currently the…

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Gardai unable to confirm CCTV camera was ‘shot-out’

Chairperson of the Finglas and Ballymun Policing Committee, Cllr Paul McAuliffe has said that a key CCTV camera in the area will be replaced and protected regardless of the cost. The camera which was fought for by residents for many years was installed so that a part of the area could be monitored by near-by…

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Government must lift ban on Garda recruitment to maintain local policing numbers.

Cllr Paul McAuliffe, Chairperson of the Dublin City Council Joint Policing Committe for the North West Area has called for a clearer commitment from the Minister for Justice on the recommencement of garda recruitment. Cllr McAuliffe was reacting to indications from Minister Shatter that the Garda Training College at Templemore will reopen next year. Echoing…

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