Clonakilty welcomes CCTV

Posted on: 1st December, 2014

Category: News

Contributor: West Cork People

Closed Circuit Television Cameras are set to change the nature of policing in many of the towns across West Cork with Clonakilty being the latest town to go live in November. Cork Southwest TD Jim Daly has welcomed the installation of eight new security cameras erected at strategic locations throughout the town of Clonakilty and confirmed that Clonakilty will be looking to further extend the number of cameras in the coming months. Deputy Daly confirmed that he is working with the local Garda Superintendent, the Chamber of Commerce and the Community Council in Dunmanway to prepare an application for the erection of security cameras in the town. Meanwhile works are progressing in Skibbereen town to prepare the infrastructure necessary to erect the cameras throughout the town, which should happen early in the New Year. Bantry Town has already got security cameras installed throughout the town since last year.

“CCTV cameras installed at strategic locations throughout the town can greatly enhance the policing of any town and provide a sense of security to residents, businesses and visitors alike. West Cork is an extremely safe and popular location for residents and visitors and the monitoring of security cameras will only enhance that reputation,” according to Fine Gael TD Jim Daly

Deputy Daly also confirmed that he has issued an invitation to Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald to visit West Cork to view some of the CCTV systems and the contribution they are making to the safe policing of the area.

Latest News Articles:

Global Shares to create 80 new jobs
Ford 100 Fest on Ford family farm to mark 100 years of Ford in Ireland
A Taste of West Cork Food Festival launches delectable programme
Healing with a harp
Plan the perfect wedding day at the Fota Island Resort Wedding Forum
Clutching at straws for Coalition
Lee’s and Nils: West Cork clubs in the city
The walk of a lifetime
West Cork farmers take gold at National Farmer of the Year Awards
Shining success for Union Hall Centra store at 2017 Quality Awards

Join us on Facebook

This year Wild Atlantic Tag sponsored by Marine Harvest will take place in Adrigole on Saturday August 5th. All are welcome, whether you are a team entry or an individual looking to join a team. The teams will be divided into two sections, Social & Seriously Social! Please contact Sean (0879568363) or Joey (0879865827) to register. It promises to be great craic with plenty of refreshments available pre and post-match! Fantastic local musician Eoghan McEllhenny will entertain the rugby masses from 4.30pm followed by Peadar O’Callaghan and renowned Natural Gas will round off the night from 9.30pm! ... See MoreSee Less

14th July, 2017  ·  

A woodland walk will take place on the 22nd June at 7pm in Glengarriff Nature Reserve. This is a great opportunity to learn about woodlands, their plants and wildlife and is an opportunity not to be missed. Glengarriff Nature Reserve was designated as a Nature reserve in 1991, and covers over 300 acres in size. It is a beautiful and unique woodlands containing many different habitats and is owned and managed by NPWS primarily for conservation and amenity purposes. The event is led by National Parks Ranger Clare Heardman and has been organised by Cork Nature Network For further information please contact events@corknaturenetwork.ie ... See MoreSee Less

19th June, 2017  ·  

Union Hall lifeboat Station are looking for a volunteer lifeboat training coordinator. See poster for details. ... See MoreSee Less

13th June, 2017  ·  

Jump to:

Top