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Gardaí respond to ‘volatile’ domestic incidents

THE level of antagonism that Clare gardaí face when they are called to domestic incidents “often beggars belief”, according to Chief Superintendent John Kerin. His comment came at a public meeting of the Clare Joint Policing Committee (JPC) on Monday, which was adjourned for 15 minutes as a mark of respect to Garda Anthony Golden, who was shot dead after responding to such an incident in Louth, as well as those who died in the Carrickmines tragedy. Speaking about the uncertainty that gardaí have to face on a daily basis, Chief Superintendent Kerin reflected, “We don’t know at any given time what awaits us.” He also said the gardaí have to deal with people who are at their most volatile, at times when they may have drink taken or something has happened domestically. During the meeting, it was revealed that Clare gardaí have responded to 302 domestic disputes in the first nine months of the year and Superintendent Kerin said …

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Books of Condolences for weekend deaths

Clare County Council today (Monday) opened two separate Books of Condolences in memory of the victims of the Carrickmines, Dublin fire on Saturday and Garda Anthony Golden, who was killed in the line of duty in Omeath, County Louth, on Sunday. Members of the public are being invited to sign the books, which will remain at Áras Contae an Chláir, New Road, Ennis from 9.00am to 5.00pm each weekday up to and including Friday, October 23. The Books were officially opened this morning by Cathaoirleach of Clare County Council, James Breen. “Both incidents have shocked the entire country and the thoughts of all elected members and the staff of Clare County Council are with the families and friends of those who lost their lives so tragically, as well as those who were injured at the weekend. I would urge people to sign the Books of Condolences in solidarity with those affected,” said Councillor Breen.

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