CLARE IFA president Willie Hanrahan encourages farmer families to participate in organizations
Tonight (14 November) at Treacy #s West County Hotel meet at 8.30.
The meeting will address concerns about rural crimes in Clare. Guest
Speakers Barry Carey, IFA Rural Crime Prevention Officer, William Shortall IFA Health
Security Officer and Garda Sergeant Triona O’Rourke, Rural Crime Prevention Officer.
Recently, Iataachtas Justice and Equality Committee, IFA Vice President
Richard Kennedy asked for the establishment of a special Rural Crime Task Force.
He stressed how a similar UK task force succeeds in fighting rural crime.
Di Last year, several serious incidents occurred in the farms. Many farmers and
The inhabitants of the countryside live in real fear for their security, depending on their geography.
service insulation. Theft of valuable items from rural houses and farm animals
A major concern from farms. "
The IFA Vice President said there is a serious problem with cross-border crime. "one
More streamlined crime reporting system, instant intelligence sharing, and
Information exchange will increase the level of visibility and awareness.
Where the crime was reported in the border regions. "
Richard Kennedy said the IFA has taken a proactive role in crime prevention. she is
Stressed his joint ventures with An Garda Síochána,
including; Crimestoppers, Community Text Alerts and Theft.
However, he said more should be done, edi You need a bigger patrol.
Ireland. Farm families need to see the presence of a much bigger Garda on the road. "