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AGSI Respond To John Horgan Report

MEDIA STATEMENT “Recognition of uniqueness of Gardaí welcome, but Horgan Report contradicts this position by suggesting Gardaí should be dealt with in Public Sector Pay Commission and give up their right to strike” “Horgan Report a missed opportunity to forensically examine pay, allowances and industrial relations matters in the Garda organisation” “To quote Mr. Horgan […]

AGSI Members Vote To Accept Labour Court Proposals

  Sergeants And Inspectors Vote To Accept Labour Court Proposals “Proof that equitable industrial relations machinery works”   Members of the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors have voted overwhelmingly to accept last month’s proposals from the Labour Court. The ballot saw 71% of AGSI’s 2,103 members vote, with 95% of those voting to accept […]


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Garda dismissal overturned by Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has overturned a decision by former Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan to dismiss a sergeant after she was convicted of an assault while on duty. The seven-judge court found the reason for the decision was never fully explained to Sgt Martha McEnery, and for that reason must be quashed. The court left it […]

“A Victory For AGSI Members | We Welcome Taoiseach’s Comments Regarding Legislation for Garda Access to WRC & Labour Court

MEDIA STATEMENT  The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors has welcomed comments made by Taoiseach Enda Kenny in the Dáil this afternoon confirming that he has asked the Attorney General “to move as quickly as possible” to put the legal frameworks in place to allow Gardaí have access to the Workplace Relations Commission and the […]

Monday Interview: Antoinette Cunningham Speaks To Tom Brady of the Irish Independent

Monday interview: ‘All we are left with is broken promises’ AGSI president says gardaí feel they have been ‘betrayed’, writes Tom Brady This article was originally published on The warning signs had been there for the past six months. But the Government either failed to notice them or else chose to ignore them. Now […]

Paul Wallace Appointed Vice-President of AGSI

Donegal-based Sergeant Paul Wallace has been appointed Vice-President of the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors. The appointment was announced at the September National Executive meeting. Paul has been a member of the Donegal Branch Committee since his promotion as Sergeant in 1993 and has served as Secretary since 2001. I am delighted to hold […]

AGSI Appoints Donal Smyth Deputy General Secretary

The National Executive of the AGSI has appointed Donal Smyth (pictured right), Deputy General Secretary. The post has been vacant since John Jacob took up the role of General Secretary a number of months ago. Donal has 34 years service in An Garda Síochána and has been the training Sergeant in the Meath Division since 2009. […]