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President on RTÉ’s Prime Time: “Pay issue must be addressed”

The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors has said it will not be co-operating with a new five-year programme to reform An Garda Síochána unless the issue of pay is addressed. The Modernisaton and Renewal Programme, published yesterday, outlines plans for greater visibility of gardaí, advanced IT systems, increased resourcing and training and the placing […]

MEDIA STATEMENT: AGSI Members Won’t Implement New Garda Plan

Modernisation & Reform Programme 2016-2021 rejected by Sergeants and Inspectors pending restoration of pay and related matters   The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors has written to the Garda Commissioner Noirin O’Sullivan to inform her of their objection to the implementation of the Modernisation and Reform Programme 2016-2021 launched today. General Secretary John Jacob, commenting after a […]


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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. […]

National Executive of the AGSI Undertake Suicide Prevention Training in Templemore

“We want to be in a position to help our members where possible” The President of the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors has said she was motivated to organise suicide prevention training for her colleagues because of the “underlying stresses in the job” for their members. Antoinette Cunningham was speaking from Templemore Garda College […]

Government Appoints Four Assistant Garda Commissioners

24th May, 2016  The Government has today made four appointments to the position of Assistant Garda Commissioner in An Garda Síochána. The appointments are: ·        Chief Superintendent, Michael D. O’Sullivan, Drugs & Organised Crime Division ·        Chief Superintendent, John O’Driscoll, National Bureau of Criminal Investigation ·       […]

UTV Ireland: Memorial service held for gardaí killed in line of duty

This article was originally published on An Garda Síochána are remembering colleagues killed during the course of duty at a ceremony in Dublin Castle today (Saturday 21 May). The service is taking place in Dubhlinn Gardens of Dublin Castle. The memorial, which is held annually, will include the presentation of a remembrance medal to […]