Gardaí to provide sea patrols for G8 summit

Gardaí have confirmed specially-trained officers will be providing sea patrols during the G8 summit in Fermanagh this summer.

Members of the Emergency Response Unit are co-operating with colleagues in the PSNI ahead of the event at the five-star Lough Erne Resort.

Separately, the ERU is taking part in a Europe-wide counter-terrorism simulation tomorrow.

Exercises will take place across nine different countries as part of the ATLAS network of law enforcement agencies.

Superintendent David Taylor of the Garda Press Office said it shows Gardaí and their European colleagues have the expertise to deal with terrorist attacks.

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