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AGSI Clarify Position on Substance Misuse Policies

AGSI Media Statement  2 June 2021  With reference to recent media reports on substance misuse policies with the Garda organisation AGSI General Secretary Antoinette Cunningham states: “AGSI supports any initiative that builds public trust and confidence. We recognise that members of An Garda Sìochàna should be above reproach in the exercise of their duties.  “For […]


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AGSI on a Pandemic Bonus

The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors has stated that any pandemic bonus should include Gardai. General Secretary Antoinette Cunningham said that there shouldn’t be a situation where it’s an ‘us’ versus ‘them’ situation. Ms Cunningham was speaking to RTE This Week.   “We will not go against any blue light frontline worker on this issue. […]

Scott Medal Presentations for AGSI Members

On Wednesday 25th August AGSI General Secretary, Antoinette Cunningham attended a Scott Medal Presentation at Dublin Castle. 13 medals were awarded to members of the Garda Siochana (three were posthumous).  Four of the recipients are members of AGSI. Sergeant John McDonagh was an AGSI member but is now retired. Orla Mc Keown a grand-niece of […]

AGSI Statement on Events at Dublin Bay South By-Election Count Centre

The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors today described as “abhorrent” the treatment of one of its members at the Dublin Bay South By-Election Count Centre last Friday (July 9, 2021). General Secretary, Antoinette Cunningham was speaking during the July meeting of the AGSI National Executive. “The accusations, vitriol, and sustained verbal attacks on our […]

Death Notice of Lorraine Eiffe

It is with regret that we have learned of the death of Loraine Eiffe following a short illness. Lorraine was the wife of the late Detective Sergeant Sean Eiffe. The AGSI Secretariat, President, and National Executive would like to express our sincere condolences to the Eiffe family. Details are to be found on  

Joint Statement from Garda Representative Associations on Vaccination Programme

Media Statement   “The General Secretaries of the Association of Garda Chief Superintendents, the Association of Garda Superintendents, The Association of Garda Sergeants & Inspectors, and the Garda Representative Association met with the Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr. Ronan Glynn this morning. What is clear to all Garda Associations after this meeting is that it […]

Amended COVID-19 Vaccination Plan – “A Poor Decision for Role of Gardai”

  The new vaccination programme which proposes that vaccination be carried out according to age, if true, shows a scant regard for the unique and high-risk job that Gardai do in the policing of COVID-19, according to the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors.    Speaking following speculation that the national vaccination plan will be […]