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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 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 RIP.ie.  

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 […]