Saturday 10 December 2016

Ultan Sherlock: Local presence can give communities a sense of security that is beyond price

Published 10/12/2012 | 17:00

WHEN Stepaside garda station first opened in 1932, it was an isolated rural area with a very small population of farmers and tradesmen.

  • Go To

A garda sergeant and two or three gardai were stationed there on a live-in basis.

Fast forward to 2012 and the population of Stepaside and its environs has exploded to 20,000.

Please sign in or register with Independent.ie for free access to Opinions.

Sign In

Read More

Don't Miss

Editor's Choice