Frontline garda supervisors in Cork city have warned that the biggest ever restructuring of An Garda Siochana since its foundation will remove policing resources away from the outlying areas into the centre.
The failure of the Labour Court to make any formal intervention in the nurses’ dispute with the Government to prevent them taking strike action in the first place is worrying, particularly in light of the overtime ban by psychiatric nurses and yesterday’s protest by 500 general practitioners.
Acting Commissioner Donal Ó Cualáin has called on frontline members who claim they were pressurised by managers into faking breath test figures to “give names” of those responsible.
THE army deafness claims fiasco was one of those relatively minor but revealing warts-and-all scandals to befall this society. It did huge and lasting damage to the army. It cost €288.7m of which €100.2m went on legal costs.