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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 […]

RTÉ News: AGSI plan industrial action including march on Dáil

The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors is to hold a special conference in June to discuss possible industrial action if the Government does not commit to pay restoration. AGSI General Secretary John Jacob called on delegates at the association’s annual conference in Westport to march on the Dáil in uniform. He said he was prepared to go to jail for […]

Irish Examiner: Injury rate for gardaí 10 times higher than for average worker

Garda work injury rates, including from assaults, are 10 times higher than that of the average worker, official figures show. The 611 incidents recorded in 2014 include: 283 assaults. 103 road traffic collisions. 92 slips, trips and falls. 43 contacts with sharp, pointed or rough objects. 22 needle-stick injuries or stabbings. 6 cases of psychological […]

AGSI President on RTÉ NEWS: AGSI says gardaí not prepared for terror threat

President Tim Galvin speaks to Cathal MacCoille on RTÉ’s Morning Ireland show. Garda sergeants and inspectors say they do not, as first responders, have the capability to deal with the threat from radical extremism and international terrorism. The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors, which begins its annual conference in Westport today, has also said its members […]