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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 […]

Garda left to ‘pick up tab’ for Trump and Pence visits, FF claims

Minister Flanagan announces Government approval for drafting of key Policing legislation

The Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan TD, has announced that Government has today approved his proposals for the drafting of General Schemes to (1) extend the circumstances in which recording devices, including body-worn cameras, can be used by An Garda Síochána and (2) codify police powers of search, arrest and detention.

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

Ministers Coveney and Flanagan welcome publication of the first report of the Independent Reporting Commission

The Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan, T.D. and Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney T.D. welcomed the publication today of the first report of the Independent Reporting Commission.

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

Speech by the Minister for Justice and Equality on the Third Interim Report of the Disclosures Tribunal

A Cheann Comhairle, I am very pleased that the House has decided to set aside time to debate the Third Interim Report of the Disclosures Tribunal.  There is no doubt that the report is comprehensive and detailed and merits careful reading. 

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