Written Answers. - Garda Stations.

Joe Costello

Question:

383 Mr. Costello asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the staffing levels in each of the Garda stations in the Dublin metropolitan area for each year since 1997; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10937/03]

I am informed by the Garda authorities that the number of personnel, all ranks, assigned to each Garda station in the Dublin metropolitan region in successive years from 1997 and as at 1 March 2003 is as set out in the following table:

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

01/03/2003

Pearse St

231

215

215

221

216

214

207

Harcourt Terrace

91

93

84

84

80

79

75

Kevin Street

124

122

113

116

117

117

114

Kilmainham

75

87

101

97

76

76

69

Donnybrook

126

129

126

120

116

114

116

Irishtown

60

59

57

59

54

49

53

Crumlin

82

85

83

84

86

88

87

Sundrive Rd

54

57

52

56

58

57

56

Rathfarnham

63

57

63

63

67

74

71

Tallaght

133

139

142

159

159

159

161

Rathmines

90

90

76

79

81

67

65

Terenure

49

46

60

67

66

84

80

Santry

93

87

78

77

83

91

82

Whitehall

45

42

38

43

40

40

41

Ballymun

57

57

56

63

64

64

65

Dublin Airport

50

48

56

57

58

19

19

Coolock

93

89

93

89

85

84

86

Malahide

43

39

39

44

43

43

42

Swords

45

44

49

52

54

57

54

Raheny

64

59

61

63

61

64

62

Clontarf

57

59

56

56

60

64

63

Howth

30

34

35

37

39

41

41

Blanchardstown

89

94

104

106

124

132

126

Cabra

82

76

80

83

76

76

76

Finglas

76

83

90

88

78

78

77

Lucan

58

61

57

67

75

73

71

Leixlip

11

16

19

21

18

24

24

Ballyfermot

72

56

66

77

75

73

74

Clondalkin

56

51

62

63

66

82

76

Ronanstown

58

65

63

65

66

72

71

Rathcoole

17

19

19

23

21

23

Store St.

231

227

234

233

228

225

219

Fines Office

9

8

8

8

7

8

8

Fitzgibbon St

120

118

114

113

112

116

108

Mountjoy

78

84

80

75

77

82

79

Bridewell

156

157

167

167

155

157

153

Dun Laoghaire

109

110

104

107

109

106

101

Dalkey

27

23

23

23

23

29

26

Kill-O-Grange

35

35

38

36

33

36

38

Cabinteeley

42

42

46

49

41

39

41

Bray

76

74

76

77

77

79

74

Enniskerry

6

7

7

6

6

5

5

Shankhill

50

48

53

53

48

53

54

Greystones

28

28

28

28

26

28

30

Blackrock

71

75

75

75

74

66

68

Dundrum

62

57

51

53

62

69

63

Stepaside

40

40

42

42

37

36

35

I should point out, of course, that a number of Garda members who perform duties in the DMR are attached to national units and are not included in the personnel strength given in respect of the DMR stations mentioned in the table.