Where was South Dublin County Council at Tuesday’s Local Policing Forum in Tallaght?

By Aura McMenamin

Tensions were high at Tuesday’s West Tallaght Local Policing Forum in Fettercairn, with residents angry at the lack of representation from South Dublin County Council.

The Echo understands that these meetings take place two to three times a year and that a senior council member from the Housing Agency should attend to discuss issues relating to anti social behaviour and housing.

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Cllr Brian Leech said: “There’s local councillors and a TD here. Why didn’t the council turn up?”

“Because they don’t have to live here,” a woman retorted.

The recent suicide of mother-of-two Danielle Carroll was still a source of pain for residents who attended Tuesday night’s meeting, including her father Frank.

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