Wednesday, 20 October 2004

Questions (163)

Breeda Moynihan-Cronin

Question:

265 Ms B. Moynihan-Cronin asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the number of gardaí assigned to each Garda station in County Kerry; if he will list those stations and the number of gardaí at each; the number of gardaí assigned to each Garda station in County Kerry as at 1 January 1997; and if he will provide this information in tabular form. [25713/04]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform)

I have been informed by the Garda authorities responsible for the detailed allocation of resources, including personnel, that the personnel strength of the Kerry division as at 18 October 2004 was 264, all ranks. The personnel strength of the Kerry division as at 31 January 1997 was 231, all ranks.

I am further informed that Garda statistics regarding the personnel level in every Garda station within each Garda division only refers back to 31 January 1997. Accordingly, the strength of each Garda station within the Kerry division as at 31 January 1997 and 18 October 2004 is as set out hereunder:

Station

31/01/97

18/10/04

Abbeydorney

1

1

Annascaul

2

1

Ardfert

2

2

Ballinskelligs

1

1

Ballybunion

8

6

Ballyduff

1

3

Ballyferriter

1

1

Ballyheigue

2

2

Ballylongford

1

1

Barraduff

2

1

Beaufort

2

1

Brosna

2

1

Caherciveen

17

23

Camp

1

1

Castlegregory

2

2

Castleisland

8

10

Castlemaine

3

1

Clochan

1

1

Dingle

7

9

Farranfore

2

2

Fenit

1

1

Glenbeigh

2

2

Kenmare

6

8

Kilgarvan

1

1

Killarney

37

46

Killorglin

5

10

Knocknagoshall

1

1

Laurragh

1

1

Listowel

23

30

Lixnaw

2

1

Moyvane

1

1

Portmagee

1

1

Sneem

2

2

Tarbert

3

2

Tralee

75

84

Valentia Island

2

1

Waterville

2

2

Total

231

264