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Antoinette Cunningham General Secretary of AGSI Announces Retirement After 33 Years Service

The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors (AGSI) today congratulated their General Secretary Antoinette Cunningham who has announced her retirement from An Garda Siochana and AGSI. Antoinette has been a member of Án Garda Síochána for 33 years. In 2018 she made Irish policing history by becoming its first-full time female official in a Garda […]

AGSI Statement on Violence in Dublin City Centre

AGSI Statement on Violence in Dublin City Centre

The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors (AGSI) has severely condemned the violence and thuggish scenes displayed this evening in Dublin City Centre. AGSI General Secretary Antoinette Cunningham stated, “We are seriously concerned for the safety of our members working in such violent, stressful and dangerous conditions. “The scenes we are witnessing across social media […]

Antoinette Cunningham General Secretary of AGSI Announces Retirement After 33 Years Service

AGSI Statement on Garda Commissioner No Confidence Vote

The matter of confidence in the Garda Commissioner is not something that AGSI has ever discussed as it simply has not been an issue for our Association. We continue to work collaboratively with the Commissioner and Garda Management on the Garda Reform Agenda and while we have issues around the Operating Police Model, recruitment, and […]

Antoinette Cunningham General Secretary of AGSI Announces Retirement After 33 Years Service

AGSI Call for Overhaul of GSOC

The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors has described as “scandalous” a situation whereby a serving member of An Garda Siochana found out in a public forum about charges to be brought against him.  General Secretary, Antoinette Cunningham said, “Once again we have a situation whereby a Garda is subject to a protracted Gara Siochana […]

Antoinette Cunningham General Secretary of AGSI Announces Retirement After 33 Years Service

Call for mandatory sentencing for assaults on Gardai and emergency responders 

Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors Condemn Brutal Attack of Garda Colleagues Call for mandatory sentencing for assaults on Gardai and emergency responders    The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors (AGSI) has condemned the assault of two Gardai in Ballyfermot last night describing it as a “brutal assault on frontline Gardai”.  General Secretary Antoinette […]

Antoinette Cunningham General Secretary of AGSI Announces Retirement After 33 Years Service

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 […]

Antoinette Cunningham General Secretary of AGSI Announces Retirement After 33 Years Service

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 […]

Antoinette Cunningham General Secretary of AGSI Announces Retirement After 33 Years Service

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 […]

Antoinette Cunningham General Secretary of AGSI Announces Retirement After 33 Years Service

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 […]

Antoinette Cunningham General Secretary of AGSI Announces Retirement After 33 Years Service

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 […]

Antoinette Cunningham General Secretary of AGSI Announces Retirement After 33 Years Service