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A Kerry senator is calling for convicted criminals to be tagged on release from jail.

Fianna Fáil Senator Mark Daly says it would save tax payers money and go some way towards clamping down on on repeat offending.

Fianna Fáil Senator Mark Daly from Kenmare

He says Section 21 of the Criminal Justice Act allows for those convicted of serious offences to be tagged electronically.

Senator Daly’s calling on the Government to implement the mechanism urgently: