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AGSI Statement on Abuse of Member Live-streamed on Social Media

The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors has strongly condemned the abuse and vitriol faced by an Association member at a COVID-19 Garda checkpoint today in Dublin.  General Secretary, Antoinette Cunningham says the policing of the country in the fight to protect public health is the sole purpose of the current emergency policing plan.  “In […]

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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 […]

GE2020 | We are Asking Candidates to State their Commitment to Local Policing

We are facing into a General Election on February 8th. One of the key functions of AGSI as a representative body is to advocate for the Sergeants and Inspectors of our Association.    As an Association we cannot remain silent following the shocking levels of violence that have beset Irish society over the past number of […]