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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 […]

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

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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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 Clarify Position on Substance Misuse Policies

“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 Clarify Position on Substance Misuse Policies

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 Clarify Position on Substance Misuse Policies

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 Clarify Position on Substance Misuse Policies

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 Clarify Position on Substance Misuse Policies

AGSI Respond to Minister D’Arcy’s Comments on Border Policing

AGSI released the following media statement following comments made by Minister of State, Michael Darcy on RTE’s The Week in Politics Show. Listen to President Cormac Moylan on RTE’s Morning Ireland. The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors (AGSI) has described as “unhelpful” claims that Gardaí did not do their job in relation to events […]

AGSI Clarify Position on Substance Misuse Policies

Rollout of Operating Policing Model On Hold in Border Counties | Update from Autumn Seminar

Briefing by Assistant Commissioner raises more questions for Sergeants and Inspectors Pause on Operating Policing Model rollout to Border counties No figures completed on cost of implementing Operating Policing Model Fear of reduced income for Sergeants and Inspectors as a result of Operating Policing Model Sergeants and Inspectors have learned that the new Operating Policing […]

AGSI Clarify Position on Substance Misuse Policies