March 26, 2017

Back on the beat: Government unveil €5m development plans for Dublin’s North inner city which will include the re-opening of Fitzgibbon street Garda station

The Government have unveiled plans for Dublin’s North inner city, which will include more measures to tackle crime.

The plans which were announced by the Taoiseach Enda Kenny and the Minister for Social Protection Paschal Donohoe, will see a €5m injection scheme to regenerate the area.

Under the new plans Fitzgibbon Street Garda station will be reopened along with the deployment of 30 new Gardaí in the area.

It is also understood Rutland Street school will be turned into a community hub, the funding will also be used to improve the physical landscape and will also create a number of employment opportunities.

Speaking about the development project the Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, said “Without real and direct engagement with the people within the community, we cannot make change.”

“The Government fully accepts that to achieve the impact we all want, the community have to help in leading and driving implementation.”

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