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AGSI Calls for Range of Measures to Protect Members During COVID-19 “We cannot protect the public if we are not protected” The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors (AGSI) has called for a range of measures to be introduced to ensure the safety of their members as COVID-19 takes hold. In an interview with Sean […]

Sergeants and Inspectors Respond to New National Policing Plan on COVID-19

Sergeants and Inspectors Respond to New National Policing Plan on COVID-19

“Our members will not be found wanting in protecting the public during COVID-19”   The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors (AGSI) has attended two briefings with Garda management on a new policing plan to be implemented in response to COVID-19. The extensive plan will require AGSI members to work 12-hour shifts, defer planned retirements, […]

AGSI in the Media | Today with Sean O’Rourke

Equalisation of Worker Rights for Sergeants and Inspectors Welcome

Historic Day as AGSI Welcome Access to Workplace Relations Commission and Labour Court   The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors has described today as ‘historic’ with members of An Garda Síochána having access to the Workplace Relations Commission and the Labour Court for the first time. From today, Garda members will have access to […]

AGSI in the Media | Today with Sean O’Rourke

AGSI Highlight Need to Keep Policing on the Agenda

Association asks aspiring Government to prioritise policing and to keep local communities safe    The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors (AGSI) has said it cannot remain silent following the shocking levels of violence that has beset Irish society over the past number of days and which is being played out in the political arena.  […]

AGSI in the Media | Today with Sean O’Rourke

Government appoints new Chairperson of the Policing Authority

    DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE PRESS RELEASE 19 December 2019   The Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan TD, has announced that the Government has today appointed Mr Bob Collins as Chairperson of the Policing Authority to succeed the outgoing Chairperson, Ms Josephine Feehily, whose term of office ends on 31 December 2019.   […]

AGSI in the Media | Today with Sean O’Rourke

Minister Flanagan announces implementation plan for Commission on the Future of Policing in Ireland Report

Government endorses Commission’s vision for the future of policing Four-year High Level Implementation Plan published New post of National Security Co-ordinator and a Strategic Threat Analysis Centre (STAC) to be established in Department of the Taoiseach Work to commence on Policing and Community Safety Bill to redefine policing and provide for a new governance and […]

AGSI in the Media | Today with Sean O’Rourke

AGSI Take Part in First Ever Joint Remembrance Day Wreath-laying Ceremony in Belfast

Historic wreath-laying for officers killed in Ireland conflicts. Police organisations from the Republic of Ireland joined the Police Federation for Northern Ireland (PFNI) in the first ever joint Remembrance Day wreath-laying ceremony in Belfast. Representatives from the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors (AGSI) and the Garda Representative Association (GRA) laid wreaths at the RUC […]

AGSI in the Media | Today with Sean O’Rourke

Commissioner and Minister respond to AGSI concerns around border policing resources

Concern over resources in border region say Sergeants and Inspectors AGSI General Secretary Antoinette Cunningham told RTÉ’s Six One News (Thursday October 31) that members in the border region are unanimous on the challenges facing operational policing. The Minister for Justice has said that the Government is doing everything it can to ease tension in border areas […]

AGSI in the Media | Today with Sean O’Rourke

Failure of Govt to pay for Trump and Pence visits undermines public welfare, says Gardaí

This article was originally published on IrishExaminer.com on September 2019 Written by Cormac O’Keeffe The Government should be “thoroughly embarrassed” that, unlike here, the British Treasury is directly footing the bill for all vistis by US President Donald Trump there. The Garda Representative Association said the insistence of the Irish Government that the policing and […]

AGSI in the Media | Today with Sean O’Rourke