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. […]
“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 […]
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 · […]
This article was originally published on UTV.ie 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 […]
13 May 2016 General Secretary, John Jacob “The National Executive of the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors is currently reviewing the 350-page O’Higgins Report published on Wednesday. Let me first state that we acknowledge the publication of the report, which we hope will result in positive action to improve systems and procedures right across […]
A large media attendance is expected at this year’s AGSI Annual Delegate Conference. Media from national print, TV and radio outlets have confirmed their attendance which takes place in Westport Plaza Hotel from Monday 11 to Wednesday 13 April. The Mayo Branch of AGSI have invested time and energy on the ground in Westport which […]
Publication by Central Statistics Office of Full Year Recorded Crime Statistics for 2015 Minister Fitzgerald welcomes significant Garda progress in tackling burglaries – down 26.2% quarter on quarter 30 March, 2016 Following the publication today of the of the CSO recorded crime statistics for the fourth quarter of 2015, the Minister for Justice and Equality […]
RTÉ News is reporting from Garda College in Templemore today following the passing out parade of 99 new Gardaí. Speaking to reporter Paul Reynolds, Commissioner O’Sullivan insisted that “activities of criminal gangs and dissident republican groups remain the force’s top priority.” Watch Paul Reynolds’ report here.