Ballyfermot: Drop in drug detections

Sale and supply of drugs

There were 39 detections for the sale and supply of drugs in Ballyfermot last year, as opposed to 52 in 2013. This represented a drop of 25pc. For the whole of 2014, gardai in the area carried out 1,496 drug-related searches.

There was also a decrease in the number of incidences of public drunkenness here last year, with 30 reports in 2014, and 40 in 2013.

However, burglaries were up 21pc in 2014.