Written Answers. - Garda Graduates.

Bernard Allen

Question:

150 Mr. Allen asked the Minister for Justice the total number of graduate gardaí that have come out of Templemore between 1 October 1990 and 30 September 1991; and where each new Garda has been stationed.

A total of 206 gardaí have graduated from the Garda training college between 1 October 1990 and 30 September 1991.

The allocation of these new garda members is as follows:

Division

Number

DMA South Central

92

DMA North Central

35

DMA South

19

DMA East

14

DMA North

12

Carlow-Kildare

5

Cavan-Monaghan

5

Clare

3

Cork East Riding

2

Donegal

5

Galway West

2

Laois-Offaly

1

Louth-Meath

2

Roscommon-Galway East

3

Tipperary

3

Wexford

3

206

The assignment of these new gardaí in many instances facilitated long-standing transfer applications by serving gardaí in Dublin who wished to serve elsewhere.