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“COVID-19 Fine System Requires Clarification”

Sergeants and Inspectors express serious concerns about the practical application of proposed new legislation. The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors (AGSI) have described as “concerning” and “unclear” new proposed laws which will give Gardai the legal right to issue on the spot fines for a breach of public health regulations. General Secretary, Antoinette Cunningham […]

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AGSI Calls for Immediate and Urgent Clarification on Possible Stepped Up Enforcement Powers

Sergeants and Inspectors Call for Immediate and Urgent Clarification on Possible Stepped Up Enforcement Powers Read Irish Examiner Article Country moves to Level 3 on Living with Covid Plan as AGSI members await clarification on Taoiseach’s comments during national address last night The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors (AGSI) have called for immediate and […]

Enhanced Garda Powers to Police COVID-19 Need to be Practical and Applicable

Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors calls on Government to consider the practical application and enforcement of additional proposed legislation  The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors (AGSI) has called on the Government to consider the practical application and enforcement of the proposed legislation that they are drafting up for members of An Garda Síochána under […]

POLICING COVID-19 SURVEY

POLICING COVID-19: Keeping Communities Safe During a Global Pandemic Enforcement of emergency regulations with each phase of COVID-19 unwinding of restrictions becoming more difficult according to AGSI   Media clips from AGSI on the Policing COVID-19 SURVEY  RTÉ News    Morning Ireland, RTÉ Radio 1    Newstalk Breakfast   Highland Radio    FM104 PRESS RELEASE  […]

Retirement of Paul McDermott

After 36 years service, Sergeant Paul McDermott, Crime Prevention Officer for Roscommon Longford Division has retired from An Garda Síochána. He has been a member of AGSI since 2001 and became branch secretary in 2002 with Roscommon/Galway East and continued as branch secretary when Roscommon/Longford became a new Division in 2009. He served on the […]

Major new TV, Radio and Social Media Campaign reaching out to Victims of Domestic Abuse begins today 

  Ads reflect reality of domestic violence in context of COVID-19 Reassures victims that services are ‘still here’ Collaborative campaign between Government and frontline services Minister Flanagan warns perpetrators of full force of law   Wednesday, 15 April, 2020 – Department of Justice & Equality  A major new TV, Radio and Social Media Campaign tackling […]

Antoinette Cunningham Appointed General Secretary

The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors has announced the appointment of Antoinette Cunningham as its new General Secretary. She is the first woman to hold this position in the Association’s 43-year history; and the first woman to lead a Garda staff association in the role of General Secretary. Antoinette has served at every level […]