New grants for CCTV systems

Community groups across the country can now apply for a new grant to set up CCTV systems.

Under the scheme, eligible groups can apply for grant-aid of up to 60 percent of the total capital cost, up to a maximum of €40,000.

Tánaiste and Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald says the initiative aims to enhance existing policing in the community along with preventing and reducing local crime.


Local Fine Gael senator Maura Hopkins is welcoming the news.