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Media Coverage From 2016 Annual Delegate Conference

Media Coverage From 2016 Annual Delegate Conference
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11 APRIL 2016

‘We get weather alerts, but we know nothing of terror alerts’ – Irish Independent

AGSI Conference Gets Underway in Westport this afternoon – Midwest Radio

AGSI considering strike action – Tipp FM

AGSI May Consider Strike Action To Protect Pay From More Cuts. – KFM Radio

AGSI To Begin Pay Restoration Campaign. – KFM Radio

AGSI: Gardai Ill-Prepared For Terrorist Attacks. – KFM Radio

Association to decide on form of campaign to have pay cuts restored – Irish Times

Body cameras, terrorist threats and wages on the agenda for sergeants and inspectors – The Journal

BREAKFAST ON NEWSTALK : ASSOCIATION OF GARDA SERGEANTS AND INSPECTORS PLAN PAY RESTORATION CAMPAIGN – Transcripts Express Newstalk 106

Calls to step up protection of gardaí – The Irish Examiner

Catch-up with what you’ve missed today with our evening briefing – The Irish Examiner

Commissioner ‘more interested in corporate image than welfare of gardaí’ – The Journal

Garda body expresses concern on terror threat – RTE

Garda Concern Over Terrorist Threat – Clare FM

Garda Sergeants and Inspectors to consider all options to protect pay – Newstalk

Garda work injury rates third highest in the country in Kerry – Radio Kerry

Gardaí to discuss strike action at conference despite the fact it is illegal for them to – WLR FM

Gardai feel ill-prepared for potential terror attacks – Clare FM

Gardaí missing out on basic details of terrorist threat – Irish Independent

Gardai not equipped with information or training for terror threat, AGSI president warns – Irish Mirror

Gardaí to discuss strike action at conference despite the fact it is illegal for them to do s – Carlow Nationalist

Gardaí to discuss strike action at conference despite the fact it is illegal for them to do s – Roscommon Herald

Gardaí to discuss strike action at conference despite the fact it is illegal for them to do s – The Waterford News

Gardaí to discuss strike action at conference despite the fact it is illegal for them to do s – The Western People

Gardaí to discuss strike action at conference despite the fact it is illegal for them to do s – Wexford Echo

Gardaí to discuss strike action at conference despite the fact it is illegal for them to do s – Breaking News

Gardaí to discuss strike action at conference despite the fact it is illegal for them to do s – Kildare Nationalist

Gardaí to discuss strike action at conference despite the fact it is illegal for them to do s – Laois Nationalist

Gardaí to discuss strike action at conference despite the fact it is illegal for them to do s – The Evening Echo

Gardaí to discuss strike action at conference despite the fact it is illegal for them to do s – The Irish Examiner

Gardaí to discuss strike action at conference despite the fact it is illegal for them to do s – Breaking News

Gardaí warn: We’re prepared to jostle with other protesters outside Dáil gates – Breaking News

Gardaí warn: We’re prepared to jostle with other protesters outside Dáil gates – The Irish Examiner

Gardaí warn: We’re prepared to jostle with other protesters outside Dáil gates – Kildare Nationalist

Gardaí warn: We’re prepared to jostle with other protesters outside Dáil gates – The Western People

Gardaí warn: We’re prepared to jostle with other protesters outside Dáil gates – Wexford Echo

Gardai Will Consider Strike – Clare FM

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

Mid-ranking gardai to consider striking to protect their pay against further cuts – Northern Sound Radio

New terrorism threat requires fresh thinking – Irish Independent

Protesting gardaí ‘prepared to jostle for a place at gates of the Dáil’ – WLR FM

Protesting gardaí ‘prepared to jostle for a place at gates of the Dáil’ – Breaking News

Protesting gardaí ‘prepared to jostle for a place at gates of the Dáil’ – The Irish Examiner

Protesting gardaí ‘prepared to jostle for a place at gates of the Dáil’ – Carlow Nationalist

Protesting gardaí ‘prepared to jostle for a place at gates of the Dáil’ – Laois Nationalist

Protesting gardaí ‘prepared to jostle for a place at gates of the Dáil’ – Roscommon Herald

Protesting gardaí ‘prepared to jostle for a place at gates of the Dáil’ – The Evening Echo

Protesting gardaí ‘prepared to jostle for a place at gates of the Dáil’ – The Waterford News

Sergeants And Inspectors Contemplate Strike – Q102 FM

The 8 at 8: Monday – The Journal

The head of the AGSI says the Garda Commissioner is more interested in the corporate image of the fo – Newstalk


12 APRIL 2016

‘He got four years – I got life’: The life-altering injuries suffered by gardaí – The Journal

‘You dirty tramp of a guard’: Shocking footage shows benefit of garda body cameras – The Journal

‘Image is Garda chief’s top priority’ say mid-ranking officers – The Irish Examiner

9 out of 10 mid-ranking gardaí support action to reverse 25% pay cuts – WLR FM

9 out of 10 mid-ranking gardaí support action to reverse 25% pay cuts – Carlow Nationalist

9 out of 10 mid-ranking gardaí support action to reverse 25% pay cuts – The Evening Echo

9 out of 10 mid-ranking gardaí support action to reverse 25% pay cuts – The Waterford News

9 out of 10 mid-ranking gardaí support action to reverse 25% pay cuts – Kildare Nationalist

9 out of 10 mid-ranking gardaí support action to reverse 25% pay cuts – Laois Nationalist

9 out of 10 mid-ranking gardaí support action to reverse 25% pay cuts – The Evening Echo

9 out of 10 mid-ranking gardaí support action to reverse 25% pay cuts – The Irish Examiner

9 out of 10 mid-ranking gardaí support action to reverse 25% pay cuts – The Waterford News

9 out of 10 mid-ranking gardaí support action to reverse 25% pay cuts – Wexford Echo

9 out of 10 mid-ranking gardaí support action to reverse 25% pay cuts – Breaking News

9 out of 10 mid-ranking gardaí support action to reverse 25% pay cuts – Roscommon Herald

9 out of 10 mid-ranking gardaí support action to reverse 25% pay cuts – The Western People

93% of mid-rank gardaí want work-to-rule – Sligo Today

93% of mid-ranking gardaí support work-to-rule in support of pay restoration claims – Newstalk

AGSI National Conference Underway in Westport – Midwest Radio

AGSI President Willing To be Jailed For Striking Over Pay Restoration. – KFM Radio

AGSI publishes patrol car clip as part of debate on body cameras for officers – Irish Times

Anger within force as middle management prepare for industrial action – Irish Times

Clare Detective Sergeant Calls On Garda Commissioner To Support Pay Campaign – Clare FM

Closure of stations ‘damaged’ An Garda Síochána – RTE

Commissioner focused on corporate image not gardaí, says AGSI – Irish Times

Conference Hears Dublin Based Garda Threatened With Rape – 98FM Dublin

Criminal ‘threatened to rape’ pregnant garda and her unborn child – The Journal

Criminal Threats to Gardai in Spotlight – Q102 FM

Garda ‘ready to risk jail’ for strike action over pay claims – Irish Independent

Garda anti-terror unit slashed by 25pc – Irish Independent

Garda Commissioner: An Garda Síochána have taken very significant reductions – The Irish Examiner

Garda Sergeants And Inspectors Want To Work To Rule – Q102 FM

Garda top brass more interested in corporate image: AGSI – Irish Independent

Gardai not equipped to handle terror threats: AGSI President – Dublin News

Gardaí Prepared To Protest Outside Dáil As Part Of Pay Restoration Efforts – Clare FM

Gardaí prepared to protest outside Dáil over pay – Radio Kerry

Gardaí prepared to protest outside the Dail in their uniforms as part of efforts to have thei – Northern Sound Radio

Gardaí receiving daily threats in course of duty, AGSI conference hears – Breaking News

Gardaí receiving daily threats in course of duty, AGSI conference hears – The Irish Examiner

Gardaí say crime in Stepaside is up and it’s time to reopen the station – The Journal

Gardaí say they’re prepared to stage uniformed protest outside Dáil – Red FM Cork

Gardaí want ballistic vests for unarmed officers – The Irish Examiner

Government suggests reform in order to facilitate rosters and cut overtime spending – Irish Times

Incumbent AGSI President: Certain Garda Stations Shouldn’t Have Been Closed. – KFM Radio

Morning top 5: Union warns of possible all-out Luas strike; vigil for Karen Buckley to be held in Gl – Newstalk

NEWS AT ONE : GARDAI PREPARED FOR INDUSTRIAL ACTION OVER RESTORATION OF PAY / PAUL REYNOLDS REPORTS – Transcripts Express RTE Radio 1

Poll: Would you support garda industrial action over pay? – The Journal

Possible protests by Gardaí over pay – Tipp FM

Representative groups have placed great store in forthcoming Garda pay review – Irish Times

Senior Gardai Call For Reopening Of Stepaside Station – 98FM Dublin

Station closures a ‘major’ problem for Gardaí – AGSI – Tipp FM

The 8 at 8: Tuesday – The Journal

The AGSI says a lot of rural places have been left with no gardai because they have been transferred – Irish Mirror

Thug ‘threatened to rape’ pregnant garda and her unborn child – Irish Mirror

TODAY WITH SEAN O’ROURKE : GARDA COMMISSIONER NÓIRÍN O’SULLIVAN TO ATTEND AGSI CONFERE – Transcripts Express RTE Radio 1

VIDEO: Garda and his family subjected to heinous NSFW abuse after making an arrestJoe.ie

Vigil for Cork student Karen Buckley, one year after her death in Glasgow – Breaking News

WATCH: Shocking video shows arrested man threaten garda and his family – Irish Independent


13 APRIL 2016

‘He got four years – I got life’: The life-altering injuries suffered by gardaí – The Journal

‘I’ll break law if I have to’, says garda leader in call for protest on pay cuts – Evening Herald

“Ba chóir gardaí a shaoradh ón obair chléireachais”-Bob Olsen, – RTE

AGSI call for personal cameras, bullet-proof vests – RTE

AGSI calls on Minister for Justice to provide them with body cameras while on duty – Midwest Radio

AGSI conference: ‘Pregnant garda was threatened with rape’ – The Irish Examiner

AGSI conference: Garda Commissioner refuses to be drawn on threat of strike – The Irish Examiner

AGSI conference: Gardai to risk breaking law with strike action – The Irish Examiner

AGSI says will not consider any pay deal with allowance cuts – Irish Times

AGSI to go on strike if government does not restore pay – Dublin News

Both motions were voted on at the annual meeting of the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspector – Irish Mirror

Change comes dropping so slowly you might not have noticed it – The Irish Examiner

DONEGAL GARDA: ‘I STILL SUFFER FROM INJURIES SUSTAINED IN VICIOUS ATTACK’ – Donegal Daily

Experts challenge Alan Kelly’s claim housing action would breach the Constitution – The Irish Examiner

Garda authority vows to question top management ‘rigorously’ – Irish Times

Garda chief dismisses low morale in force as ‘no surprise’ – Irish Independent

Garda manpower being absorbed by duplicated roles, says head of Garda Inspectorate – Irish Times

Garda patrol car rammed and man arrested after creeper burglary probe – Irish Independent

Garda patrol car rammed by fleeing burglar in stolen vehicle – Sunday World

Garda Sergeants and Inspectors call for cameras and bullet-proof vests – Sligo Today

Garda warns they would ‘run around like headless chickens panicking’ if terrorists attack – Irish Mirror

Gardaí in Cavan and Monaghan are calling for changes in working conditions – Northern Sound Radio

Gardaí say they’d ‘run around like headless chickens’ in the event of a terrorist attack – The Journal

GERARD HOWLIN: Change comes dropping so slowly you might not have noticed it – The Irish Examiner

Ireland ill-prepared for any terror strike, say garda inspectors – Irish Times

Leader of AGSI: I will go to jail in support of pay claims – Irish Independent

MORNING IRELAND : ASSOCIATION OF GARDA SERGEANTS AND INSPECTORS PREPARED TO CONSIDER ILLEGAL STRIKE – Transcripts Express RTE Radio 1

No one is at the wheel as industrial unrest grows – Irish Independent

Thug threatened to rape officer’s wife and children – Irish Independent

WATCH: “I’ll find out where your wife lives, your kids” – Suspect threatens gardaí – Newstalk


14 APRIL 2016

300 gardaí could be freed to take up duty on beat immediately – Irish Independent

AGSI conference: ‘Huge success’ in fight against organised crime following Regency Hotel – The Irish Examiner

Cork flood defence project delays blamed on forecasting system – The Irish Examiner

Garda car rammed after ‘creeper’ burglary – Irish Independent

Garda heads seek miniature cameras and bullet-proof vests – Dublin News

Gardaí ‘like headless chickens’ if terrorists attacked – Irish Independent

Gardaí must not break the law – Strike threat – The Irish Examiner

Gardaí would ‘run around like headless chickens’ in terror scenario, AGSI conference told – The Irish Examiner

Moderation and flexibility needed from all sides in dispute over garda pay restoration – Irish Times