Decreasing firearm licenses causes concern in the GRA

The Garda Representative Association in the county is calling for the number of firearm cards issued to Gardai not to be decreased further. The association says the number of firearm licenses issued to gardai has decreased by 50% as part of cost cutting measures.The Kerry division wants a panel of two sergeants be assigned firearm cards in all districts across the country. Ciaran Fitzgerald is the GRA representative for the Listowel division. He says Gardai need protection now more than ever.