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Calls for dedicated police force in Dublin 'a knee-jerk reaction'

Since the rioting in Dublin last week there has been a lot of conversation about policing in Ireland.  Do the Gardai need to be more heavy handed? Do we need bodycams? Should there be more training for Gardaí?  Gary Gannon, Social Democrats TD in Dublin says there is a need for a dedicated Metropolitan Police force in Dublin.  What changes would you like to see in the Gardai?  Andrea was joined by Pat Leahy, Former Garda Assistant Commissioner, Architect Róisín Murphy and listeners Richard and Maureen...

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12.50 28 Nov 2023


Calls for dedicated police force in Dublin 'a knee-jerk reaction'


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Since the rioting in Dublin last week there has been a lot of conversation about policing in Ireland. 

Do the Gardai need to be more heavy handed? Do we need bodycams? Should there be more training for Gardaí? 

Gary Gannon, Social Democrats TD in Dublin says there is a need for a dedicated Metropolitan Police force in Dublin. 

What changes would you like to see in the Gardai?  Andrea was joined by Pat Leahy, Former Garda Assistant Commissioner, Architect Róisín Murphy and listeners Richard and Maureen...


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