Wicklow Gardaí offer crime prevention advice as part of National Community Engagement Day

Local community Gardaí, IFA branch representatives and representatives from community groups involved in the National Rural Safety Forum engaged with the local community as part of National Community Engagement Day.

The day, last held in 2020 involves communities from across the country meeting with their local Gardaí and community representatives to discuss matters of importance to them such as rural safety, crime prevention and security.

The meetings were informal and lasted approximately one hour, with opportunities at over 300 venues across Ireland.

In Wicklow, Gardaí attended at Glanbia Countrylife Store, Ashford and met with customers offering crime prevention advice.

Shane Barker (Rural Liaison Garda) Ben Furney (Tom Byrne (Wicklow IFA Chairman) Barry Turner (Detective Sergeant, Wicklow) all attended.

At Gardiner Agri Business in Carnew Garda Brendan Duke, Loughlin Deegan Chairperson Carnew IFA, Miriam Osborne IFA Farm Family secretary, Colin Kennedy Manager Gardiners Carnew, Tom Byrne IFA Co. Chairperson and Garda Bernard Cloney did similar.

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