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MEDIA STATMENT: AGSI Seeks Legal Opinion on Pay Talk Recommendations

20th June 2017   The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors (AGSI) who met yesterday and today to discuss the proposed Public Sector Stability Agreement 2018-2020 has contacted the Workplace Relations Commission in relation to ‘side deals’ which have been reached with other public sector groups in recent days.      The AGSI has also confirmed […]

AGSI Statement on Operational Policing Model

MEDIA STATEMENT: AGSI will Cooperate, Consult and Communicate with Commission to Chart Path for Future of Policing in Ireland

  President Antoinette Cunningham cautions “progress not paralysis”   The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors has stated that it looks forward to cooperating, consulting and communicating with the new Commission on the Future of Policing in Ireland. Speaking this afternoon, President Antoinette Cunningham stated that the impact of this new policing body will be […]

AGSI Statement on Operational Policing Model

2017 AGSI Conference: Media Coverage Day 3

Wednesday, 12 April 2017   Media Title: Irish Independent Article Title: Gardaí want law making high-vis clothing and helmets mandatory for all cyclists   Media Title: Breaking News Article Title: ‘Incredibly dangerous’ to sack Garda Commissioner   Media Title: Breaking News Article Title: Call for action over gender pay gap   Media Title: Breaking News Article Title: Gardaí ‘don’t have the capacity’ to carry out roadside drug […]

AGSI Statement on Operational Policing Model

2017 AGSI Conference: Media Coverage Day 2

Tuesday, 11 April 2017   Media Title: RTE Article Tile: AGSI claims crisis of confidence in An Garda Síochána   Media Title: Breaking News Article Tile: Garda body slam no show by Frances Fitzgerald at time of ‘crisis’ in the force   Media Title: Breaking News Article Tile: Gardaí being harassed on social media   Media Title: Carlow Nationalist Article Tile: Garda body […]

AGSI Statement on Operational Policing Model

2017 AGSI Conference: Media Coverage Day 1

Monday, 10 April 2017   Media Title: RTE Article Title: AGSI says poll shows public supported strike decision    Media Title: Breakingnews.ie Article Title: More than half the country think the Gardai should have the right to strike   Media Title: Breaking News Article Title: No mention of whistleblowers or false breathalyser data in AGSI […]

AGSI Statement on Operational Policing Model

Irish Examiner: ‘Fundamental wrong’ done to motorists, says AGSI boss

Thursday, April 06, 2017 Joe Leogue A “fundamental wrong” was done to motorists who were incorrectly convicted for not paying their fixed charge notices, according to the head of the organisation representing supervisory gardaí. Antoinette Cunningham, president of the Association of Garda Sergeants & Inspectors, has apologised to the nearly 15,000 people affected by the […]

AGSI Statement on Operational Policing Model

RTÉ News: “Garda sergeants and inspectors ‘100% committed’ to reform”

The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors has said it is 100% committed to reform in the wake of damning revelations that 14,700 motorists were wrongly convicted and that the number of breath tests carried out by gardaí was exaggerated by almost one million. AGSI President Antoinette Cunningham has said a “fundamental wrong” has been […]

AGSI Statement on Operational Policing Model

MEDIA STATEMENT: Government Delay Legislation to Give Gardaí Access to Industrial Relations Machinery

  AGSI Call on Government to Include Them in Working Group   The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors has expressed deep disappointment that legislation will not be in place to facilitate Garda access to the Workplace Relations Commission and the Labour Court until the end of 2017 at the earliest.    The AGSI said […]

AGSI Statement on Operational Policing Model

AGSI Respond To John Horgan Report

MEDIA STATEMENT “Recognition of uniqueness of Gardaí welcome, but Horgan Report contradicts this position by suggesting Gardaí should be dealt with in Public Sector Pay Commission and give up their right to strike” “Horgan Report a missed opportunity to forensically examine pay, allowances and industrial relations matters in the Garda organisation” “To quote Mr. Horgan […]

AGSI Statement on Operational Policing Model

AGSI Members Vote To Accept Labour Court Proposals

  Sergeants And Inspectors Vote To Accept Labour Court Proposals “Proof that equitable industrial relations machinery works”   Members of the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors have voted overwhelmingly to accept last month’s proposals from the Labour Court. The ballot saw 71% of AGSI’s 2,103 members vote, with 95% of those voting to accept […]

AGSI Statement on Operational Policing Model