Theft from graveyards in Co Clare continue to be an issue.
A Clare Senator has highlighted the lack of mental health supports available to An Garda Síochána in the county following a recent suicide attempt.
Criticism of the lack of follow-up by Gardaí on the thefts from graveyards has been voiced by the Mayor of Clare.
Drugs are “affecting every crossroad” in Co Clare, Chief Superintendent Seán Colleran has stated while a Clare TD has said they can purchased in every housing estate.
Assistance from An Garda Síochána is needed for Clare County Council to utilise CCTV to tackle illegal dumping.
Response times from unmanned Garda stations in Clare have been sought by one of the county’s four TDs while no stations in the county have closed down during COVID-19.
A rise in domestic abuse incidents in the county during COVID-19 has been documented while the increase in barring orders being breached has been labelled as “horrendous”.
Targeted Garda checkpoints are hoped to tackle the complacency that has resulted in increased COVID-19 cases in Clare over the past month, the county’s Chief Superintendent has stated.
With COVID-19 cases continuing to rise nationally, Clare County Council and An Garda Síochána have appealed to people across the county to remain extra vigilant.
Three people have been arrested following the seizure of more than €100k in suspected drugs in Spancilhill on Wednesday.