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.
Minister for Justice and Equality Address on the occasion of the Garda Passing Out Parade The Garda College, Templemore 7 March 2016 Commissioner, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen and of course our new members of An Garda Síochána. It is a great honour to be standing here today to welcome you, and to congratulate you on […]
Dáil Debate: To discuss the ability of GSOC & the Gardaí to access the phone records of citizens including journalists.
Frances Fitzgerald TD To discuss the ability of GSOC & the Gardaí to access the phone records of citizens including journalists. – Clare Daly TD To discuss the accessing of journalists phone records by the Garda Síochána Ombudsman (GSOC). – Mick Wallace TD 19th January 2016 A Cheann Comhairle, I am sure all in […]
· Criminal Justice (Burglary of Dwellings) Act 2015 comes into operation today · Act targets repeats burglars – 75% of burglaries committed by 25% of burglaries. · New law means bail can be denied, and consecutive sentences can be given to repeat burglars · New Burglary Act provides important additional layer of support to Gardai […]
The Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald TD has today commenced the Fines (Payment and Recovery) Act 2014 marking an historic day for the fines payment system in Ireland. Minister Fitzgerald remarked that the Fines (Payment and Recovery) Act 2014 delivers on the Programme for Government commitment to introduce attachment of earnings to recover […]