Alan Kelly: People of Ireland ‘outraged’ at prosecution of Garda over fatal burglary gang crash

The Labour TD said he knew the Garda involved personally and that the decision will put people off joining the force

Alan Kelly has said the decision to prosecute the garda will make it more difficult to recruit new officers. Picture: RollingNews

Alan Kelly has said that the people of Ireland are “outraged” by the DPP’s decision to prosecute a garda over his driving in relation to an incident in which three members of a burglary gang were killed.

The Director of Public Prosecutions has directed that a garda involved in the pursuit of the three men in Dublin in July 2021 is to be charged with a driving offence.

In the Dáil, Kelly, the Labour Tipperary ...