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Minister Flanagan attends the Justice and Home Affairs Council meetings in Luxembourg

GOVERNMENT PRESS STATEMENT Oct 12th, 2018 The Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan T.D. attended the Justice and Home Affairs Council meetings in Luxembourg with his European counterparts on the 11th and 12th of October, 2018.   Topics for discussion included a new procedure for gathering electronic evidence within the EU (e-evidence), insolvency, fundamental rights, […]

Gardaí have ‘measure of latitude’ when using handcuffs, Supreme Court rules

General Secretary Attends Attestation of Garda Commissioner Harris

General Secretary, John Jacob attended the attestation ceremony for Commissioner Harris at Kevin Street Garda Station on Sunday night with other guests to witness this historic event.   Following his attestation, the Commissioner spoke with Mr. Jacob and said he was looking forward to his new role and the challenges ahead.     Mr. Jacob congratulated […]

Gardaí have ‘measure of latitude’ when using handcuffs, Supreme Court rules

RTÉ NEWS: AGSI calls for judge to investigate garda’s death

Originally published on RTE.ie The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors has written to the Minister for Justice seeking the establishment of a judicial inquiry into the conduct of the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission The association says GSOC was a factor in the death of one of its members, Garda Sergeant Michael Galvin, who appears […]

Gardaí have ‘measure of latitude’ when using handcuffs, Supreme Court rules

AGSI Statement on Appointment of Drew Harris as Garda Commissioner

General Secretary of the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors, John Jacob has congratulated Drew Harris on his appointment as the new Garda Commissioner.   “Mr. Drew Harris brings a wealth of experience to bear on the Garda organisation. The Garda organisation needs stable leadership as we face into a time of significant change in […]

Gardaí have ‘measure of latitude’ when using handcuffs, Supreme Court rules

[THE IRISH NEWS] Deputy Chief Constable Drew Harris is the favourite to take the top garda post

BY ALLISON MORRIS PSNI Deputy Chief Constable Drew Harris has been shortlisted for the post of Garda Commissioner, vacated after the sudden resignation of Nóirín O’Sullivan last September. Mr Harris, who was formally in charge of the PSNI’s intelligence branch, is now thought to be favourite to secure the top policing post. The salary was increased to €250,000 […]

Gardaí have ‘measure of latitude’ when using handcuffs, Supreme Court rules