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AGSI Withdraw from Roster Negotiations 

Impasse at Westmanstown as roster proposals ‘not in best interest of Sergeants and Inspectors’ The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors have today withdrawn from roster negotiations which have been ongoing for some time. AGSI notified the Garda Commissioner Drew Harris and also the talks facilitator of their decision today. General Secretary, Antoinette Cunningham described […]

Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors Welcome Continued Leadership from Garda Commissioner

Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors Welcome Continued Leadership from Garda Commissioner

“We need continuity and implementation of ongoing transformation projects” The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors has welcomed the extension of Garda Commissioner Drew Harris’ contract until 2025, describing the decision by Cabinet as “prudent and proactive.” Speaking this afternoon, General Secretary, Antoinette Cunningham said: “We are emerging from two years of significant disruption due […]

AGSI Withdraw from Roster Negotiations 

AGSI Statement on New Garda Uniform 

  “The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors welcome the introduction of a new Garda Uniform which the Association has advocated for over the last number of years.   “General Secretary Antoinette Cunningham stated the Association has sought the introduction of a practical, fit-for-purpose uniform for frontline personnel.   “The Association also welcomes the retention […]

AGSI Withdraw from Roster Negotiations 

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 […]

AGSI Withdraw from Roster Negotiations 

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 […]

Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors Express Concern About Reported Pay Talks

“No inclusion of Garda Staff Associations”   The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors (AGSI) has expressed deep concern following media reports about apparent exploratory talks to a successor to the Public Service Stability Agreement 2018-2020.   AGSI says, “it appears that pay talks are happening but without the involvement of all stakeholders.”   General […]

AGSI Withdraw from Roster Negotiations 

“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 […]

AGSI Withdraw from Roster Negotiations 

AGSI Statement on verdict in Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe murder trial

General Secretary Antoinette Cunningham stated, “our colleague Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe was murdered and paid the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty on 25 January 2013. “Today our first thoughts are with his wife Caroline, his two children, and the wider Donohoe family. “While some justice has been served with today’s conviction of murder, […]

AGSI Withdraw from Roster Negotiations 

AGSI Welcome Increase in Maximum Permissible Number of Garda Inspectors

The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors (AGSI) has welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Justice, Helen McEntee that the maximum permissible Garda members at Inspector rank has been increased from 380 to 500.   General Secretary Antoinette Cunningham described the move as “timely and much-needed.” “The Operating Policing Model marks a significant sea-change in […]

AGSI Withdraw from Roster Negotiations 

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 […]

AGSI Withdraw from Roster Negotiations