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Sergeants to discuss strike action at special meeting today
Earlier this month, members of the AGSI officially lodged a 16.5% pay restoration claim.
Senior gardaí want pay restoration of 16.5% or industrial action could be on the cards
Rank-and-file gardaí announced last week they would strike in a dispute over pay.
Factcheck: Is it illegal for gardaí to go on strike?
The word ‘strike’ has been bandied about recently as gardaí demand pay restoration – could they actually do it?
Middle-ranking gardaí say they won't implement the commissioner's new plan
The AGSI says members won’t engage with any other productivity measures until their pay issues are addressed.
Will there be a summer of strikes? There's trouble brewing on several fronts
2016 has not been a good year for industrial relations.
'We're living on borrowed money': Middle-ranking gardaí protest over pay
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
The new government will be greeted by some very dissatisfied public servants on their first day in the Dáil.
Head of garda sergeants and inspectors not ruling out work stoppages
New president of the AGSI Antoinette Cunningham has said that action has come from “sheer frustration”.
Gardaí will march to the Dáil on the new government's first day
They will not march in uniform, as originally proposed, but anyone taking part has been asked to wear something blue.
Gardaí say they'd 'run around like headless chickens' in the event of a terrorist attack
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
Some gardaí still suffer the physical and psychological effects of assaults decades after.
'You dirty tramp of a guard': Shocking footage shows benefit of garda body cameras
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
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
The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors has also revealed the results of a survey which found 93% support a work-to-rule.
Commissioner 'more interested in corporate image than welfare of gardaí'
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
The annual conference for the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors opens later today – and they have a lot to get off their chests.
Six members of the force died by suicide last year and here's what gardaí want to do about it
As it stands gardaí do not receive specialist counselling services which are available to other emergency services.
Gardaí accuse senior management of bullying members
The AGSI says the force is being silenced.
The Garda Commissioner has just met with the people behind the 'low Garda morale' survey
The survey by the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors has found that Garda morale is running “dangerously low” at present.
Garda Sergeants vote to reject €2,000 public sector pay deal
The AGSI said their members were “dissatisfied” with the Lansdowne Road agreement.
There's a lot more gardaí on the way, but what will they be used for?
And will they go to rural areas?
CCTV footage important in GSOC investigation of Garda Sergeant
General Secretary of the AGSI, John Redmond, has also spoken positively of a meeting the group had with the Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald.
Family of garda who took his own life do not want GSOC involved in investigation into his death
The family of Sgt Michael Galvin are said to be traumatised and angry at how GSOC carried out its investigation.
'Ramping up': 250 new gardaí will be recruited this year
Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald made the announcement this morning at the annual conference of the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors (AGSI).
'Spare a thought' for gardaí dealing with tragic deaths and family rows today
Not everyone has the day off and many gardaí will spend today away from their families.
Gardaí say TDs are allowed to make 'unfounded, unsubstantiated and malicious allegations'
Should politicians be allowed to say what they want in the Dáil and Seanad?
Opinion: Parliamentary privileges extended to TDs and Senators should be reconsidered
Parliamentary privilege allows TDs to make ‘unfounded, unsubstantiated or malicious allegations against any member of the public’, writes John Jacob of the AGSI.
Gardaí win the right to strike in case against the State
Under the ruling, gardaí can be members of trade unions.
Garda inspectors and sergeants aren't impressed with the new Justice Minister
John Redmond of the AGSI says that GSOC should not be allowed be the confidential recipient to Garda whistleblowers.
Gardaí claim GSOC tells them: 'Accept this, it's no biggie... you just have to suck it up'
John Redmond, chair of the AGSI, said gardaí sometimes had to apologise to complainants even if they weren’t in the wrong.
Guns, handcuffs and summer shirts: Here's what they'll be talking about at the GRA conference
Alan Shatter won’t be there because he wasn’t invited, but we were so here are some of the issues we’ll be keeping an eye on.
Tazers and whistleblowers up for debate during AGSI conference
Members of the 31 AGSI branches will debate range of motions during this week’s conference.
Otherwise engaged: Alan Shatter has decided not to attend this year's AGSI conference
The minister was at last year’s meeting of garda sergeants and inspectors but has said that he cannot attend this year because it clashes with the Passover festival.
Gardaí want to know if their conversations were taped
The head of the AGSI says gardaí had no idea the recording system was in place.
GSOC chairman’s position is ‘not in question’, and he won’t be retiring
The head of the AGSI says it’s not acceptable that GSOC suspected a crime may have taken place and that it wasn’t reported to gardaí.
"The punishment must fit the crime" - Garda anger at remission for killer
The Supreme Court ruled yesterday that Noel Callan, who has been in jail for 28 years, is eligible for remission – but gardaí are angry.
Gardaí will not face sanction after Shatter conference walk-out
Four sergeants from Carlow-Kilkenny say they have full confidence in the Garda Commissioner, and the matter is now ‘resolved’.
Gilmore says Shatter 'not silencing anybody' over Garda walk-out
“The government is not disciplining anybody,” the Tánaiste says, saying Garda discipline is a matter for the Commissioner.