IFA Crime Prevention Office

The IFA Crime Prevention Office was established to offer support IFA members regarding matters of safety and security. It maintains close links with the Garda National Crime Prevention Unit, Divisional and District Crime Prevention Offices and with the Offices of the Chief Superintendents. 

The IFA Crime Prevention Office is led by Barry Carey.

IFA Crime Prevention Executive

Barry Carey

IFA Crime Prevention Executive

+353 871006515 barrycarey@ifa.ie

Ongoing projects  and undertakings include; 

  1. Assisting with IFA Member enquiries and issues and liasing with An Garda Síochána in 26 Counties 
  2. National Rural Safety Forum
  3. Stay Safe and Secure Camapaign
  4. Forum on Anti-Social Behaviour
  5. Educational Programs
  6. WhatsApp Groups aimed at tackling Rural Crime
  7. Department of Justice Liasion
  8. Security Product Evaluation

IFA & An Garda Síochána Join Forces With The National Rural Safety Forum for National Community Engagement Day 2022

See here for a gallery from the day’s events.

IFA Farm Family Webinar: Crime Prevention

IFA held a webinar on rural crime prevention with speakers from An Garda Síochána, FBD and IFA.

You can watch back the webinar here.

IFA Rural Security & Crime Prevention Information & Resources

Discussion with Sgt. Graham Kavanagh on Crime Prevention Tips for this Winter

Property Marking

Some helpful tips on marking your property from Sgt. Dean Kerins.

Farm Security

A guide to farm security by Sgt. Graham Kavanagh.

Home Security

Useful tips on securing your home by Sgt. Graham Kavanagh.

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Significant Resources Within an Garda Siochana Needed to Combat Rural Crime
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An Garda Síochána National Community Engagement Day
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National Rural Safety Forum Will Help Tackle Rural Crime 
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Dedicated Rural Crime Task Force Needed in the Fight Against Crime – Kennedy
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IFA to Hold Meeting on Rural Crime in North County Dublin
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IFA Calls for a Dedicated Rural Crime Task Force to Tackle Increased Incidents of Farm Theft
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