Former Donegal Sergeant disagrees with Parental fines

Introducing parental fines for children who engage in anti- social behaviour may be an overreaction, according to a former Donegal Garda sergeant.


Limerick councillor Liam Galvin has petitioned the Justice Minister to introduce new legislation that would see parents handed 50 euro fines for their child’s misbehaviour.


Retired sergeant Christy Gallagan says policy makers should be “very careful” when considering plans like this: