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826. Deputy Darren O'Rourke asked the Minister for Justice the number of fixed charge penalty notices issued in 2020 and to date in 2021 for public order related offences by Garda division in tabular form. [21975/21]

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Minister for Justice (Deputy Heather Humphreys): I am advised by the Garda authorities that there are three public order related Fixed Charge Notice offences: Intoxication in a Public Place; as well as two which relate to Disorderly Conduct in a Public Place (at night-time and at other times).
I am informed that from 1 January 2020 to 26 April 2021, a total of 6,829 Public Order Fixed Charge Notices were issued. 
The breakdown by Garda division is as follows:

Garda Division   Total  
Cavan/Monaghan 304
Clare 146
Cork City 152
Cork North 156
Cork West 69
D.M.R. Eastern 111
D.M.R. North Central 127
D.M.R. Northern 159
D.M.R. South Central 119
D.M.R. Southern 260
D.M.R. Western 472
Donegal 379
Galway Div 487
Kerry 233
Kildare Div 424
Kilkenny/Carlow 469
Laois/Offaly 231
Limerick 263
Louth Div 197
Mayo 191
Meath Div 208
Roscommon/Longford Div 144
Sligo/Leitrim 190
Tipperary 411
Waterford Div 281
Westmeath Div 160
Wexford Div 316
Wicklow Div 170


For the Deputy's information, the above figures are taken from the Garda PULSE system, as of 27 April. The figures are operational and liable to change.