Wednesday, 26 March 2014

Questions (143)

Clare Daly


143. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the extent of co-operation that exists between MI5 and An Garda Síochána. [14400/14]

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Written answers (Question to Justice)

The Garda Síochána maintains a close working relationship with the police and security services in Northern Ireland and Great Britain and, indeed, with their counterparts in other EU and third countries in respect of ongoing, international efforts to counter terrorism. I am sure the Deputy will understand that it would not be appropriate, for sound reasons of security, to elaborate in any detail on what might be entailed in the Garda authorities' relationship with other security and intelligence services.