146. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Justice the number of gardaí currently assigned to Tallaght and Rathfarnham stations; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [51550/21]
Minister for Justice (Deputy Heather Humphreys): As the Deputy will be aware, under the Garda Síochána Act 2005, the Garda Commissioner is responsible for the administration and management of An Garda Síochána, including the deployment of Gardaí. As Minister, I have no direct responsibility for this matter
I am informed by the Garda authorities that as at 30 September 2021, the latest date for which figures are available, 224 Garda members, comprising one superintendent, eight inspectors, 27 sergeants and 188 Gardaí, were assigned to Tallaght Garda Station.
I am also informed that as at the same date 47 Garda members, comprising four sergeants and 43 Gardaí, were stationed at Rathfarnham Garda Station.
Detailed information in relation to Garda numbers is available on my Department’s website. This information is updated every month with the latest data provided by An Garda Síochána, and includes the number of Gardaí by station across the whole country.
The information can be found at the following link: