Residents mostly elderly, of Fr Lemass Court beside the Church of Our Lady Assumption in Ballyfermot have recently been the victims of intimidation and verbal abuse from youths who regularly break into the complex.
A gate was recently installed by Dublin City Council in an attempt to prevent the youths from entering, but the youths have now started to scale the wall and gates. This is just another in a long line of issues with youths engaging in anti-social behaviour in the Ballyfermot area.
The issue regarding these youths has affected the Ballyfermot area have been significant in recent times, and with the local Gardaí underfunded, it is expected to continue. The Gardaí are aware of the situation and are asking that people whose homes are being targeted should not confront or engage with the youths responsible in any way but should contact them immediately on 01-666 7200.