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# agsi - Monday 10 April, 2017

Gardaí want people who identify them on social media to be prosecuted
# Agsi17
# Agsi17

Gardaí want people who identify them on social media to be prosecuted

Apr 10th 2017, 6:05 AM 38,955 Views 116 Comments

The annual conference of the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors starts later today.

# agsi - Monday 12 December, 2016

Review says gardaí should face pension losses if they go on strike
# Pension Plan
# Pension Plan

Review says gardaí should face pension losses if they go on strike

Dec 12th 2016, 4:08 PM 7,253 Views 64 Comments

The government had committed to the review in the Haddington Road Agreement.

# agsi - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Sergeants and inspectors vote overwhelmingly to accept pay deal
# Thin Blue Line
# Thin Blue Line

Sergeants and inspectors vote overwhelmingly to accept pay deal

Dec 6th 2016, 11:08 AM 8,104 Views 49 Comments

In a ballot of 2,103 members of the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors, 95% voted to accept proposals.

# agsi - Friday 25 November, 2016

Public pay chairman retracts "garda mutiny" comments amid growing pressure
# Extremely Divisive
# Extremely Divisive

Public pay chairman retracts "garda mutiny" comments amid growing pressure

Nov 25th 2016, 6:44 PM 10,862 Views 56 Comments

A garda representative group has said they will be discussing Duffy’s impartiality at a December meeting.

# agsi - Thursday 24 November, 2016

'I am astonished': Condemnation by gardaí of "mutiny" comments made by public pay chairman
# Astonishing
# Astonishing

'I am astonished': Condemnation by gardaí of "mutiny" comments made by public pay chairman

Nov 24th 2016, 7:16 PM 13,827 Views 68 Comments

The AGSI and GRA have said the comments are unhelpful at a time when their members are being balloted on a new pay deal.

# agsi - Saturday 5 November, 2016

'No amount of money is worth working more' - Anger among garda rank may scupper pay deal
# Thin Blue Line
# Thin Blue Line

'No amount of money is worth working more' - Anger among garda rank may scupper pay deal

Nov 5th 2016, 7:15 AM 30,714 Views 84 Comments

Garda associations are due to start balloting their members on the Labour Court recommendations given to them Thursday night.

# agsi - Friday 4 November, 2016

Garda reps say martial law was threatened - Taoiseach says it was never contemplated
# Law And Order
# Law And Order

Garda reps say martial law was threatened - Taoiseach says it was never contemplated

Nov 4th 2016, 3:48 PM 26,264 Views 59 Comments

The GRA’s officer board claimed they were told there was “an immediate and viable threat to the security of the State”.

Poll: Was the GRA right to call off the Garda strike?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Was the GRA right to call off the Garda strike?

Nov 4th 2016, 10:21 AM 25,585 Views 58 Comments

The GRA last night voted to defer today’s strike action by the slimmest of margins.

Garda strike: Here's the deal that's being offered to gardaí
# Garda Strikes
# Garda Strikes

Garda strike: Here's the deal that's being offered to gardaí

Nov 4th 2016, 9:19 AM 41,254 Views 107 Comments

New pay deal is on the table this morning as the GRA take out ads showing the plight of its members.

Widespread relief as garda strike called off at the 11th hour
# Relief
# Relief

Widespread relief as garda strike called off at the 11th hour

Nov 4th 2016, 7:58 AM 18,825 Views 55 Comments

The GRA will now ballot its members on recommendations from the Labour Court.

# agsi - Thursday 3 November, 2016

The Garda strike tomorrow is OFF: GRA joins AGSI in deferring action
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

The Garda strike tomorrow is OFF: GRA joins AGSI in deferring action

Nov 3rd 2016, 11:59 PM 145,076 Views 153 Comments

A long, difficult day of negotiations has come to an end.

'Skeletal service': These garda units will work tomorrow as most rank-and-file members go on strike
# Garda
# Garda

'Skeletal service': These garda units will work tomorrow as most rank-and-file members go on strike

Nov 3rd 2016, 12:03 PM 28,780 Views 84 Comments

This is the emergency cover which the GRA wants its members to provide.

The Commissioner's directive and the probationers' payslips - 48 hours of garda fury
# Garda Strike
# Garda Strike

The Commissioner's directive and the probationers' payslips - 48 hours of garda fury

Nov 3rd 2016, 8:16 AM 19,731 Views 83 Comments

The Labour Court is now assessing submissions made by the GRA after the association said Friday’s strike will go ahead.

# agsi - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

Poll: Was the Garda Commissioner right to order officers to report for duty on Friday?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Was the Garda Commissioner right to order officers to report for duty on Friday?

Nov 2nd 2016, 10:33 AM 40,132 Views 110 Comments

There is less than 48 hours before gardai withdraw their labour for the first time in the history of the State.

# agsi - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Garda Commissioner orders gardaí to work on strike day, calling it 'unprecedented' and 'gravely damaging'
# Report For Duty
# Report For Duty

Garda Commissioner orders gardaí to work on strike day, calling it 'unprecedented' and 'gravely damaging'

Nov 1st 2016, 4:02 PM 33,353 Views 167 Comments

It is unclear what action will be taken if gardaí ignore the directive.

# agsi - Monday 31 October, 2016

Garda sergeants and inspectors accuse Government of spreading misinformation
# Dispute
# Dispute

Garda sergeants and inspectors accuse Government of spreading misinformation

Oct 31st 2016, 8:05 AM 12,100 Views 64 Comments

The Government is expected to being a proposal document to talks with GRA when the two sides meet later today.

# agsi - Friday 28 October, 2016

Getting there? Mid-ranking gardaí to join with GRA and Government in using state negotiators
# Workplace Relations
# Workplace Relations

Getting there? Mid-ranking gardaí to join with GRA and Government in using state negotiators

Oct 28th 2016, 10:56 PM 27,031 Views 92 Comments

12,500 gardaí are set to strike next Friday unless a solution can be found to the ongoing dispute.

# agsi - Thursday 27 October, 2016

Over 500 schools to close today kicking off a season of strikes
# Winter Of Discontent
# Winter Of Discontent

Over 500 schools to close today kicking off a season of strikes

Oct 27th 2016, 6:30 AM 17,999 Views 162 Comments

Teachers are not the only group set to strike over the coming weeks.

# agsi - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

With most gardaí on strike, policing in Ireland will be left to senior officers and rookies
# Thin Blue Line
# Thin Blue Line

With most gardaí on strike, policing in Ireland will be left to senior officers and rookies

Oct 18th 2016, 5:14 PM 20,669 Views 58 Comments

Garda representatives say it is highly likely the strikes will go ahead, claiming the government has left them with no other option.

# agsi - Monday 17 October, 2016

Tánaiste expresses "disappointment" that AGSI to strike with rank-and-file gardaí
# Not Impressed
# Not Impressed

Tánaiste expresses "disappointment" that AGSI to strike with rank-and-file gardaí

Oct 17th 2016, 8:55 PM 61,204 Views 137 Comments

Middle-ranking gardaí will also stage two work-to-rule days before the November work stoppages.

Sergeants to discuss strike action at special meeting today
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

Sergeants to discuss strike action at special meeting today

Oct 17th 2016, 6:00 AM 4,924 Views 1 Comment

Earlier this month, members of the AGSI officially lodged a 16.5% pay restoration claim.

# agsi - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Senior gardaí want pay restoration of 16.5% or industrial action could be on the cards
# Pay Claim
# Pay Claim

Senior gardaí want pay restoration of 16.5% or industrial action could be on the cards

Oct 4th 2016, 8:12 PM 13,110 Views 104 Comments

Rank-and-file gardaí announced last week they would strike in a dispute over pay.

# agsi - Sunday 7 August, 2016

Factcheck: Is it illegal for gardaí to go on strike?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

Factcheck: Is it illegal for gardaí to go on strike?

Aug 7th 2016, 9:00 PM 30,229 Views 59 Comments

The word ‘strike’ has been bandied about recently as gardaí demand pay restoration – could they actually do it?

# agsi - Friday 10 June, 2016

Middle-ranking gardaí say they won't implement the commissioner's new plan
# No Thanks
# No Thanks

Middle-ranking gardaí say they won't implement the commissioner's new plan

Jun 10th 2016, 6:05 AM 20,391 Views 76 Comments

The AGSI says members won’t engage with any other productivity measures until their pay issues are addressed.

# agsi - Sunday 29 May, 2016

Will there be a summer of strikes? There's trouble brewing on several fronts
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

Will there be a summer of strikes? There's trouble brewing on several fronts

May 29th 2016, 8:00 AM 15,444 Views 75 Comments

2016 has not been a good year for industrial relations.

# agsi - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

'We're living on borrowed money': Middle-ranking gardaí protest over pay
# Thin Blue Line
# Thin Blue Line

'We're living on borrowed money': Middle-ranking gardaí protest over pay

May 17th 2016, 5:04 PM 20,241 Views 67 Comments

Gardaí protesting today told us how austerity pay cuts affected them and their families.

'Blue wave' of garda sergeants and inspectors to march on the Dáil today
# Thin Blue Line
# Thin Blue Line

'Blue wave' of garda sergeants and inspectors to march on the Dáil today

May 17th 2016, 6:06 AM 17,348 Views 77 Comments

The new government will be greeted by some very dissatisfied public servants on their first day in the Dáil.

# agsi - Monday 16 May, 2016

Head of garda sergeants and inspectors not ruling out work stoppages
# A Pay Issue
# A Pay Issue

Head of garda sergeants and inspectors not ruling out work stoppages

May 16th 2016, 3:20 PM 11,939 Views 54 Comments

New president of the AGSI Antoinette Cunningham has said that action has come from “sheer frustration”.

# agsi - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

Gardaí will march to the Dáil on the new government's first day
# Thin Blue Line
# Thin Blue Line

Gardaí will march to the Dáil on the new government's first day

May 10th 2016, 4:31 PM 25,373 Views 119 Comments

They will not march in uniform, as originally proposed, but anyone taking part has been asked to wear something blue.

# agsi - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Gardaí say they'd 'run around like headless chickens' in the event of a terrorist attack
# Terror Alert
# Terror Alert

Gardaí say they'd 'run around like headless chickens' in the event of a terrorist attack

Apr 13th 2016, 10:00 PM 28,285 Views 102 Comments

Sergeants and inspectors passed a motion calling on a review of the force’s capabilities and for more information to be given to them about threats.

'He got four years - I got life': The life-altering injuries suffered by gardaí
# The Line Of Duty
# The Line Of Duty

'He got four years - I got life': The life-altering injuries suffered by gardaí

Apr 13th 2016, 6:03 AM 29,863 Views 63 Comments

Some gardaí still suffer the physical and psychological effects of assaults decades after.

# agsi - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

'You dirty tramp of a guard': Shocking footage shows benefit of garda body cameras
# Evidence
# Evidence

'You dirty tramp of a guard': Shocking footage shows benefit of garda body cameras

Apr 12th 2016, 10:00 PM 67,571 Views 114 Comments

The video was played at a garda conference to show how useful the cameras could be for evidence.

Criminal 'threatened to rape' pregnant garda and her unborn child
# Intimidation
# Intimidation

Criminal 'threatened to rape' pregnant garda and her unborn child

Apr 12th 2016, 10:32 AM 32,822 Views 79 Comments

The body representing middle-ranking gardaí has said no other public sector workers face these kinds of threats on a daily basis.

Gardaí say crime in Stepaside is up and it's time to reopen the station
# Communities
# Communities

Gardaí say crime in Stepaside is up and it's time to reopen the station

Apr 12th 2016, 6:01 AM 14,737 Views 33 Comments

The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors has also revealed the results of a survey which found 93% support a work-to-rule.

# agsi - Monday 11 April, 2016

Commissioner 'more interested in corporate image than welfare of gardaí'
# Morale
# Morale

Commissioner 'more interested in corporate image than welfare of gardaí'

Apr 11th 2016, 6:02 PM 22,686 Views 78 Comments

The association representing middle-ranking gardaí said members want their boss to stand up for them.

Body cameras, terrorist threats and wages on the agenda for sergeants and inspectors
# Agsi Conference
# Agsi Conference

Body cameras, terrorist threats and wages on the agenda for sergeants and inspectors

Apr 11th 2016, 6:14 AM 9,769 Views 24 Comments

The annual conference for the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors opens later today – and they have a lot to get off their chests.

# agsi - Monday 18 January, 2016

Six members of the force died by suicide last year and here's what gardaí want to do about it
# Counselling
# Counselling

Six members of the force died by suicide last year and here's what gardaí want to do about it

Jan 18th 2016, 6:05 AM 26,381 Views 47 Comments

As it stands gardaí do not receive specialist counselling services which are available to other emergency services.

# agsi - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Gardaí accuse senior management of bullying members
# A Disgrace
# A Disgrace

Gardaí accuse senior management of bullying members

Jan 14th 2016, 9:05 AM 12,721 Views 23 Comments

The AGSI says the force is being silenced.

# agsi - Thursday 17 December, 2015

The Garda Commissioner has just met with the people behind the 'low Garda morale' survey
# Unhappy Campers
# Unhappy Campers

The Garda Commissioner has just met with the people behind the 'low Garda morale' survey

Dec 17th 2015, 2:54 PM 24,339 Views 171 Comments

The survey by the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors has found that Garda morale is running “dangerously low” at present.

# agsi - Friday 16 October, 2015

Garda Sergeants vote to reject €2,000 public sector pay deal
# No Deal
# No Deal

Garda Sergeants vote to reject €2,000 public sector pay deal

Oct 16th 2015, 6:58 PM 18,253 Views 56 Comments

The AGSI said their members were “dissatisfied” with the Lansdowne Road agreement.