Dáil Éireann - Volume 602 - 11 May, 2005

Written Answers. - Criminal Prosecutions.

  241. Mr. Gregory asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the number of persons charged to date in relation to the ongoing serious anti-social behaviour at the new senior citizen scheme (details supplied) in Dublin 7; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15644/05]

  Mr. McDowell: I am informed by the Garda authorities that there have been two persons arrested since January 2005 directly related to public order incidents at the location referred to by the Deputy. Both persons are being dealt with under the juvenile diversion programme.

I am further informed by the Garda authorities that a new development for senior citizens is under construction at the complex. On completion the entire site will be surveyed by the divisional crime prevention officer to ensure that [593] access to the complex will be made more difficult for non-residents.