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AGSI call on decision-makers to re-visit priority list of vaccinations for members of An Garda Siochana

“There’s a need to reconsider the COVID-19 vaccination priority plan”   [Listen Back] General Secretary speaks to Today with Claire Byrne presented by Philip Boucher Hayes CLICK TO LISTEN   Photo credit Irish Times  The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors has called for a review of priority vaccinations for blue light workers including members […]

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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 […]

AGSI Launch #VaccinateGardai Campaign

The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors has launched a campaign to highlight the high-risk environment members are operating in during COVID-19.  #VaccinateGardai shares personal stories of AGSI members daily on our Twitter account. @AGSI_Ireland   Please retweet our #VaccinateGardai Tweets.    ‘We had a member who went into an A & E to a highly […]

AGSI Call for Clarity on Vaccination of Frontline Garda Members

The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors has called for urgent clarity and a briefing on the plan to vaccinate frontline Gardaí.  LISTEN TO INTERVIEW ON RTE’S NEWS AT ONE PROGRAMME AGSI General Secretary, Antoinette Cunningham said it is becoming clear that those policing the pandemic are not a priority and it has become a […]

AGSI Condemn “Disgraceful” Scenes in Dublin

High-risk environment for Gardaí and members of the public  The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors has condemned the behaviour of a number of protestors in Dublin City Centre today (February 27, 2021).  General Secretary, Antoinette Cunningham says, “It is utterly horrifying to see our members being placed under incredible stress, pressure and danger.   “These types […]