CCTV cameras in Longford not working efficiently

Longford County Council has claimed that three CCTV cameras in the town are currently out of operation and there is no budget for replacing or upgrading them this year

The news was relayed to Council members at this month’s Longford Municipal district meeting.

The council has confirmed an audit of all cameras is due to take place in the coming weeks, while repairs will also be carried on the broken units once health and safety standards are met with the contractor.

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Councillor John Browne told the meeting that he knew of an incident recently where a woman’s home was attacked but there was no CCTV available to identify the culprit: