180 Knives Seized By Clare Gardai In Five Years

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Picture: Pat Flynn

180 knives have been seized by Gardai in Clare in the last five years.

Figures released to the Oireachtas show 26 have been gathered in the first eight months of this year, with 39 seized in Clare in 2020.

28 knives were taken by Gardai in this county in 2018 and a further 37 back in 2017.


This year’s total so far is the third highest out of the seven Southern Region Garda divisions, with Clare’s figures sitting behind only Limerick and Cork City.