In December 2017 Member A was attending a Christmas party for his Garda station. At around 3.30am he left the bar heading for his hotel bedroom. While crossing the lobby there was a verbal exchange between himself and two civilians, a man and woman.
Fri, 04 Jan, 2019
It is incredible and a little too Banana Republic that the State’s statisticians feel the need to attach a health warning to new crime figures because they are uncertain of the nature of the data supplied to them by An Garda Síochána yet that is the case.
Fri, 21 Dec, 2018
The EU’s top court has ruled that the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) has legal powers to make a finding that Irish legislation on a maximum age limit for new gardaí may not be compatible with EU law.
Wed, 05 Dec, 2018
Archbishop Martin, the GAA, An Garda Síochána, the HSE, and Donald Trump. There’s a bunch that have nothing in common, you’d be thinking. Except maybe one thing — an inability to say sorry.
Tue, 03 Jul, 2018
Drew Harris, the deputy chief constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland who was named as the next Garda commissioner yesterday, will know that his two immediate predecessors’ careers came to an end in a way that made Enoch Powell’s famous line about politics relevant to policing.
Wed, 27 Jun, 2018
The revelation that just over 2,300 gardaí have been trained to drive with sirens and flashing blue lights in the past six years has been described as “shocking” and a “disservice to the general public”.
Tue, 26 Jun, 2018
There was “very little documentation” provided to justify continuing a multimillion-euro contract for the provision of IT services to An Garda Síochána, the Public Accounts Committee heard yesterday.
Fri, 01 Jun, 2018
An Garda Síochána is supporting the forthcoming supervised injecting centre not just because it’s Government policy but because it is the “right thing to do”, Dublin’s police chief says.
Wed, 09 May, 2018
An Garda Siochána has just 24 hours to confirm it is tax compliant to the Dáil’s Public Accounts Committee amid an ongoing Revenue examination of its accounts in response to the Garda College financial scandal.
Fri, 30 Mar, 2018
Visible community policing, supporting victims of crime, and better training for gardaí are among the key recommendations made to the Policing Commission by the public and organisations.
Fri, 30 Mar, 2018
Former justice minister Frances Fitzgerald received a hard copy of an email which detailed the legal strategy being taken by An Garda Síochána against whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe, the Disclosures Tribunal has heard.
Wed, 31 Jan, 2018
n recent days it has emerged, through the Charleton inquiry disinterring, that former Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan wrote to former justice minister Frances Fitzgerald suggesting a form of words, an all-for-one-and-one-for-all valediction that she should use in a Dáil statement to underline her support for An Garda Síochána and its senior officer.
Tue, 16 Jan, 2018
A Cork Garda who was shot at multiple times by a gunman after stopping his van at a checkpoint, said she was “honoured” to receive a Silver Scott Medal for “exceptional courage and bravery” after she tried to disarm the man, before he took his own life.
Sat, 09 Dec, 2017