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Attacks on the Vulnerable in Rural areas - Minister Shatter, where are you? How about doing your job?


Dr Pat

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Attacks on the Vulnerable in Rural areas - Minister Shatter, where are you? How about doing your job?

A report in today's Sunday Independent informs us that a priest was again the victim of robbers who broke into the parochial house for the second time within a fortnight and an elderly lady in the same village was targeted, losing a large amount of money two weeks ago. With criminal scum such as these targeting the vulnerable, when will our Minister for Justice actually do something about this endemic crimewave sweeping the country wherein the aged and vulnerable are deliberately sought out and victimised?

The report is here:Priest tied up during second raid on parochial home in a fortnight - Independent.ie

If Minister Shatter prefers to spend his time wandering off to Israel and is not interested in dealing with what is happening in his own country under his watch, then the Taoiseach must replace him pronto. No if or buts or lameduck excuses or waffle. This has to be tackled once and for all. Now, Minister, do the job you were elected to do and for which you are being paid a handsome salary or else resign.
 
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A report in today's Sunday Independent informs us that a priest was again the victim of robbers who broke into the parochial house for the second time within a fortnight and an elderly lady in the same village was targeted, losing a large amount of money two weeks ago. With criminal scum such as these targeting the vulnerable, when will our Minister for Justice actually do something about this endemic crimewave sweeping the country wherein the aged and vulnerable are deliberately sought out and victimised.

The report is here:Priest tied up during second raid on parochial home in a fortnight - Independent.ie

If Minister Shatter prefers to spend his time wandering off to Israel and is not interested in dealing with what is happening in his own country under his watch, then the Taoiseach must replace him pronto. No if or buts or lameduck excuses or waffle. This has to be tackled once and for all. Now Minister do the job you were elected to do and for which you are being paid a handsome salary or else resign.
He is, he's assisting the scum by closing Garda Stations and trying to cod the people that this will actually improve policing, my arse it will.
 

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A report in today's Sunday Independent informs us that a priest was again the victim of robbers who broke into the parochial house for the second time within a fortnight and an elderly lady in the same village was targeted, losing a large amount of money two weeks ago. With criminal scum such as these targeting the vulnerable, when will our Minister for Justice actually do something about this endemic crimewave sweeping the country wherein the aged and vulnerable are deliberately sought out and victimised.

The report is here:Priest tied up during second raid on parochial home in a fortnight - Independent.ie

If Minister Shatter prefers to spend his time wandering off to Israel and is not interested in dealing with what is happening in his own country under his watch, then the Taoiseach must replace him pronto. No if or buts or lameduck excuses or waffle. This has to be tackled once and for all. Now Minister do the job you were elected to do and for which you are being paid a handsome salary or else resign.

Shatter => Israel. We all know where this is going, right?
 

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A report in today's Sunday Independent informs us that a priest was again the victim of robbers who broke into the parochial house for the second time within a fortnight and an elderly lady in the same village was targeted, losing a large amount of money two weeks ago. With criminal scum such as these targeting the vulnerable, when will our Minister for Justice actually do something about this endemic crimewave sweeping the country wherein the aged and vulnerable are deliberately sought out and victimised.

The report is here:Priest tied up during second raid on parochial home in a fortnight - Independent.ie

If Minister Shatter prefers to spend his time wandering off to Israel and is not interested in dealing with what is happening in his own country under his watch, then the Taoiseach must replace him pronto. No if or buts or lameduck excuses or waffle. This has to be tackled once and for all. Now Minister do the job you were elected to do and for which you are being paid a handsome salary or else resign.
:roll: What do you want, an omnipresent Shatter standing at every crossroads in the country with a baseball bat and a menacing snarl? He's in Israel on government business, and him being there makes no impact good, bad or indifferent on government policy with regard to crime.
 

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He is, he's assisting the scum by closing Garda Stations and trying to cod the people that this will actually improve policing, my arse it will.
How would a Garda station open three hours a day have assisted either victim mentioned in the Sindo?
 

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Shatter => Israel. We all know where this is going, right?
I don't give a fiddlers if he goes to the North Pole as long as he is doing his job. It is clear that he is not doing it but obviously you think it all part of a great anti-semitic campaign against this useless Minister. Great insight alright, on your part.:roll:
 

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I think we have unrealistic expectations about precisely what law enforcement can do.
 

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people in rural area will just have to band together more have ways of raising the alarm people ready to pull trailers across roads to close them 4x4's with seach lights and firing steps force these cu@ts to decamp their cars and then hunt them with dogs across fields:mad:
 

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How would a Garda station open three hours a day have assisted either victim mentioned in the Sindo?
Intelligence gathering is the most important tool law enforcement has, for that you need human contact on the ground, prevention beats detection any day of the week. Driving around in squad cars and setting up speed traps will do FA, AND YOU KNOW IT.
 

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:roll: What do you want, an omnipresent Shatter standing at every crossroads in the country with a baseball bat and a menacing snarl? He's in Israel on government business, and him being there makes no impact good, bad or indifferent on government policy with regard to crime.
We all know that you are a FG hack but are you paid to post this drivel, defending the indefensible? Well, if the bould Minister can't arrange adequate policing to curtail this type of scum activity, it is logical that local communities will have to take matters into their own hands to protect themselves.
 

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A report in today's Sunday Independent informs us that a priest was again the victim of robbers who broke into the parochial house for the second time within a fortnight and an elderly lady in the same village was targeted, losing a large amount of money two weeks ago. With criminal scum such as these targeting the vulnerable, when will our Minister for Justice actually do something about this endemic crimewave sweeping the country wherein the aged and vulnerable are deliberately sought out and victimised.

The report is here:Priest tied up during second raid on parochial home in a fortnight - Independent.ie

If Minister Shatter prefers to spend his time wandering off to Israel and is not interested in dealing with what is happening in his own country under his watch, then the Taoiseach must replace him pronto. No if or buts or lameduck excuses or waffle. This has to be tackled once and for all. Now, Minister, do the job you were elected to do and for which you are being paid a handsome salary or else resign.
Maybe, just maybe he's one of these weirdo's that gets into politics with the intention of doing their best to destroy a Country.

Lets look at the evidence shall we.

1) He allow tens of thousands of illegal economic scammers , oh sorry, my mistake "Refugees" to become Irish citizens at a time when the Country is on it's knees in front of the rest of Europe begging for help with half of the educated talent of the nation pushing past these same refugees at the airport to make it onto a plane.

Now who exactly benefits from these people, except for solicitors and property owners? There wouldn't be a conflict of interest would there?

2) Then He starts closing Garda stations with crime up the zing zang on the news.

He's either not very bright or he's got a very good plan all worked out.
 

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:roll: What do you want, an omnipresent Shatter standing at every crossroads in the country with a baseball bat and a menacing snarl? He's in Israel on government business, and him being there makes no impact good, bad or indifferent on government policy with regard to crime.
He is there on Israeli government business.
 

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A report in today's Sunday Independent informs us that a priest was again the victim of robbers who broke into the parochial house for the second time within a fortnight and an elderly lady in the same village was targeted, losing a large amount of money two weeks ago. With criminal scum such as these targeting the vulnerable, when will our Minister for Justice actually do something about this endemic crimewave sweeping the country wherein the aged and vulnerable are deliberately sought out and victimised.

The report is here:Priest tied up during second raid on parochial home in a fortnight - Independent.ie

If Minister Shatter prefers to spend his time wandering off to Israel and is not interested in dealing with what is happening in his own country under his watch, then the Taoiseach must replace him pronto. No if or buts or lameduck excuses or waffle. This has to be tackled once and for all. Now, Minister, do the job you were elected to do and for which you are being paid a handsome salary or else resign.
Mr Shatter is not interested in petty criminals, he is so much more interested in assisting those that steal from the citizens of this state without using blatant violence however a crime is a crime especially a crime against the elderly.
 

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A report in today's Sunday Independent informs us that a priest was again the victim of robbers who broke into the parochial house for the second time within a fortnight and an elderly lady in the same village was targeted, losing a large amount of money two weeks ago. With criminal scum such as these targeting the vulnerable, when will our Minister for Justice actually do something about this endemic crimewave sweeping the country wherein the aged and vulnerable are deliberately sought out and victimised.

The report is here:Priest tied up during second raid on parochial home in a fortnight - Independent.ie

If Minister Shatter prefers to spend his time wandering off to Israel and is not interested in dealing with what is happening in his own country under his watch, then the Taoiseach must replace him pronto. No if or buts or lameduck excuses or waffle. This has to be tackled once and for all. Now, Minister, do the job you were elected to do and for which you are being paid a handsome salary or else resign.
You'd be tempted to go medieval on these thugs if they were caught. Handcuff them to stocks in the town square for two days and let the people mete out their own Justice... They'd not do it again...
 

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What the hell has him being in Israel got to do with anything.

Alot of the terrorist sympathissers here need to get their head out of their heads out of their asses!

What are you expecting him to do? Get politicians out conducting patrols on every back arse road in the country?
 

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I think we have unrealistic expectations about precisely what law enforcement can do.
Given the scale of the ground that the Gardaí have to cover in rural areas the only hope is to see strong community watch groups implemented along with the new group texting initiative. That way suspicious activity in an area can be brought to the attention of the Gardaí.

I am saying this as someone whose primary residence is in a rural area.

Of course I will also add that one of these (properly trained and controlled) is a big help as well:

 

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Given the scale of the ground that the Gardaí have to cover in rural areas the only hope is to see strong community watch groups implemented along with the new group texting initiative. That way suspicious activity in an area can be brought to the attention of the Gardaí.

I am saying this as someone whose primary residence is in a rural area.

Of course I will also add that one of these (properly trained and controlled) is a big help as well:

Primary residence? Are you a TD?
 
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