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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 […]

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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 […]

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[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 […]

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SUNDAY TIMES: ‘Widow of late Sergeant Michael Galvin to take High Court action against GSOC’

The Sunday Times has reported that the wife of the late Garda Sergeant, Michael Galvin, is to take a High Court action against GSOC, the Garda Commissioner, the Minister for Justice and the Attorney General.  Published on Sunday 1st April, the article (below) reports that at the time of his death, Sergeant Galvin thought he […]

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Minister publishes second Garda Inspectorate Report on Responding to Child Sexual Abuse

GOVERNMENT PRESS RELEASE 27 February 2018   The Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan TD, has today published the second report by the Garda Inspectorate on ‘Responding to Child Sexual Abuse’. The report is a follow up review of their 2012 report on the same subject. Welcoming the report, the Minister said: “I wish to […]

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Address by Minister for Justice and Equality at the Scott Medal Award Ceremony | An Garda Síochána’s Highest Honour

Garda College Friday 8 December 2017 Commissioner, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen,  It is a great privilege to be among you today to acknowledge and pay tribute to the selfless acts of bravery performed with great courage, in the protection of the community they so willingly serve, by the 34 members of An Garda Síochána […]

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Minister Flanagan announces €2.6 billion allocation to Justice sector in Budget 2018

  –        €100 million increase in current expenditure –        Recruitment of further 800 Gardaí and 500 civilians in 2018 –        Additional funds for the Data Protection Commissioner’s Office –        A further €157 million in capital funding over 2018 to 2021 with a total […]

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