A big thank you to everybody who attended the launch of the Dunmore Community Alert CCTV system. The launch took place on Wednesday 17th February at 2.30pm on the Mill Rd – Swan Rd junction with the Main Rd. Proceedings commenced with a rousing speech from Chairman, Oliver Clooney who thanked the community for their tremendous support and everybody involved in the project especially Senator John Whelan and Minister Alan Kelly for the provision of funding.

Oliver was followed by Chief Supt. John Scanlon, Laois Offaly Division, who in turn was followed by Pat Hennessy, Chairman of Laois IFA. Senator John Whelan then spoke and proceedings concluded with John Whelan cutting the tape to officially launch the system. Cameras are up and running in most locations and the project will be completed in the coming week. Those who attended were invited back to Bob’s Bar for light refreshments and a big thank you to Bob and Marian and to the ladies who made sandwiches. Thank you also to Martin and Oliver Lawlor for preparing the area and to Billy White for the Provision of a PA system.