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2017 AGSI Conference: Media Coverage Day 3

Wednesday, 12 April 2017   Media Title: Irish Independent Article Title: Gardaí want law making high-vis clothing and helmets mandatory for all cyclists   Media Title: Breaking News Article Title: ‘Incredibly dangerous’ to sack Garda Commissioner   Media Title: Breaking News Article Title: Call for action over gender pay gap   Media Title: Breaking News Article Title: Gardaí ‘don’t have the capacity’ to carry out roadside drug […]

2017 AGSI Conference: Media Coverage Day 2

Tuesday, 11 April 2017   Media Title: RTE Article Tile: AGSI claims crisis of confidence in An Garda Síochána   Media Title: Breaking News Article Tile: Garda body slam no show by Frances Fitzgerald at time of ‘crisis’ in the force   Media Title: Breaking News Article Tile: Gardaí being harassed on social media   Media Title: Carlow Nationalist Article Tile: Garda body […]

2017 AGSI Conference: Media Coverage Day 1

Monday, 10 April 2017   Media Title: RTE Article Title: AGSI says poll shows public supported strike decision    Media Title: Breakingnews.ie Article Title: More than half the country think the Gardai should have the right to strike   Media Title: Breaking News Article Title: No mention of whistleblowers or false breathalyser data in AGSI […]

Irish Examiner: ‘Fundamental wrong’ done to motorists, says AGSI boss

Thursday, April 06, 2017 Joe Leogue A “fundamental wrong” was done to motorists who were incorrectly convicted for not paying their fixed charge notices, according to the head of the organisation representing supervisory gardaí. Antoinette Cunningham, president of the Association of Garda Sergeants & Inspectors, has apologised to the nearly 15,000 people affected by the […]

2017 AGSI Conference | 10-12 April, Killarney

The 39th Annual Delegate Conference of AGSI takes place on the 10,11 and 12 of April in the Brehon Hotel in Killarney. The theme of the conference this year is “Modernising the Industrial Relations Landscape” and will centre on how AGSI members can determine their own pay and conditions into the future given the uniqueness of the […]

MEDIA STATEMENT: Government Delay Legislation to Give Gardaí Access to Industrial Relations Machinery

  AGSI Call on Government to Include Them in Working Group   The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors has expressed deep disappointment that legislation will not be in place to facilitate Garda access to the Workplace Relations Commission and the Labour Court until the end of 2017 at the earliest.    The AGSI said […]

Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality launches Code of Ethics for An Garda Síochána

23 January 2017 Good morning. I’m delighted to be here today to launch this Code of Ethics. One year on from its establishment, I believe the Policing Authority has brought a new energy to the public discourse on policing – a new transparency. The establishment of the Policing Authority is just one of a series […]