Garda Commissioner pledges to visit Kerry

The Garda Commissioner Drew Harris says he will accept any invitation to attend a meeting of Kerry’s Joint Policing Committee.

The matter was discussed as the Chairs of JPCs around the country met yesterday.

Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council and outgoing Chair of the Kerry JPC, Niall Kelleher says he was assured that the county will not lose out as part of reforms within the Gardaí.

Kerry will remain as one Garda division.

Cllr Kelleher says he was given assurances that resources will be provided to Kerry when he raised concerns about the self-sufficiency of the division: