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# agsi - Thursday 10 September, 2015

There's a lot more gardaí on the way, but what will they be used for?
# Policing
# Policing

There's a lot more gardaí on the way, but what will they be used for?

Sep 10th 2015, 10:31 PM 14,353 Views 68 Comments

And will they go to rural areas?

# agsi - Friday 5 June, 2015

CCTV footage important in GSOC investigation of Garda Sergeant
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

CCTV footage important in GSOC investigation of Garda Sergeant

Jun 5th 2015, 6:53 PM 11,489 Views 24 Comments

General Secretary of the AGSI, John Redmond, has also spoken positively of a meeting the group had with the Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald.

# agsi - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Family of garda who took his own life do not want GSOC involved in investigation into his death
# Inquiry
# Inquiry

Family of garda who took his own life do not want GSOC involved in investigation into his death

Jun 2nd 2015, 6:54 PM 31,994 Views 72 Comments

The family of Sgt Michael Galvin are said to be traumatised and angry at how GSOC carried out its investigation.

# agsi - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

'Ramping up': 250 new gardaí will be recruited this year
# Templemore
# Templemore

'Ramping up': 250 new gardaí will be recruited this year

Apr 1st 2015, 1:15 PM 18,824 Views 74 Comments

Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald made the announcement this morning at the annual conference of the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors (AGSI).

# agsi - Thursday 25 December, 2014

'Spare a thought' for gardaí dealing with tragic deaths and family rows today
# Won't Be Home...
# Won't Be Home...

'Spare a thought' for gardaí dealing with tragic deaths and family rows today

Dec 25th 2014, 8:30 AM 20,996 Views 94 Comments

Not everyone has the day off and many gardaí will spend today away from their families.

# agsi - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Gardaí say TDs are allowed to make 'unfounded, unsubstantiated and malicious allegations'
# Parliamentary Privilege
# Parliamentary Privilege

Gardaí say TDs are allowed to make 'unfounded, unsubstantiated and malicious allegations'

Nov 12th 2014, 6:31 AM 8,596 Views 30 Comments

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
# Dáil
# Dáil

Opinion: Parliamentary privileges extended to TDs and Senators should be reconsidered

Nov 12th 2014, 6:30 AM 156 Views 8 Comments

Parliamentary privilege allows TDs to make ‘unfounded, unsubstantiated or malicious allegations against any member of the public’, writes John Jacob of the AGSI.

# agsi - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Gardaí win the right to strike in case against the State
# Landmark
# Landmark

Gardaí win the right to strike in case against the State

May 17th 2014, 7:55 PM 23,652 Views 98 Comments

Under the ruling, gardaí can be members of trade unions.

# agsi - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Garda inspectors and sergeants aren't impressed with the new Justice Minister
# And Justice For All
# And Justice For All

Garda inspectors and sergeants aren't impressed with the new Justice Minister

May 15th 2014, 3:22 PM 17,024 Views 37 Comments

John Redmond of the AGSI says that GSOC should not be allowed be the confidential recipient to Garda whistleblowers.

# agsi - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Gardaí claim GSOC tells them: 'Accept this, it's no biggie... you just have to suck it up'
# Justice Committee
# Justice Committee

Gardaí claim GSOC tells them: 'Accept this, it's no biggie... you just have to suck it up'

May 14th 2014, 4:33 PM 10,480 Views 21 Comments

John Redmond, chair of the AGSI, said gardaí sometimes had to apologise to complainants even if they weren’t in the wrong.

# agsi - Monday 28 April, 2014

Guns, handcuffs and summer shirts: Here's what they'll be talking about at the GRA conference
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Guns, handcuffs and summer shirts: Here's what they'll be talking about at the GRA conference

Apr 28th 2014, 6:45 AM 10,600 Views 19 Comments

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.

# agsi - Monday 14 April, 2014

Tazers and whistleblowers up for debate during AGSI conference
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Tazers and whistleblowers up for debate during AGSI conference

Apr 14th 2014, 8:13 AM 4,749 Views 21 Comments

Members of the 31 AGSI branches will debate range of motions during this week’s conference.

# agsi - Friday 11 April, 2014

Otherwise engaged: Alan Shatter has decided not to attend this year's AGSI conference
# No Show
# No Show

Otherwise engaged: Alan Shatter has decided not to attend this year's AGSI conference

Apr 11th 2014, 3:17 PM 12,672 Views 106 Comments

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.

# agsi - Friday 28 March, 2014

Gardaí want to know if their conversations were taped
# Gardagate
# Gardagate

Gardaí want to know if their conversations were taped

Mar 28th 2014, 8:33 AM 8,105 Views 82 Comments

The head of the AGSI says gardaí had no idea the recording system was in place.

# agsi - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

GSOC chairman’s position is ‘not in question’, and he won’t be retiring
# BUGGING
# BUGGING

GSOC chairman’s position is ‘not in question’, and he won’t be retiring

Feb 11th 2014, 9:15 PM 16,282 Views 161 Comments

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.

# agsi - Friday 19 July, 2013

"The punishment must fit the crime" - Garda anger at remission for killer
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

"The punishment must fit the crime" - Garda anger at remission for killer

Jul 19th 2013, 8:07 AM 8,615 Views 133 Comments

The Supreme Court ruled yesterday that Noel Callan, who has been in jail for 28 years, is eligible for remission – but gardaí are angry.

# agsi - Friday 29 March, 2013

Gardaí will not face sanction after Shatter conference walk-out
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Gardaí will not face sanction after Shatter conference walk-out

Mar 29th 2013, 9:26 AM 8,832 Views 166 Comments

Four sergeants from Carlow-Kilkenny say they have full confidence in the Garda Commissioner, and the matter is now ‘resolved’.

# agsi - Thursday 28 March, 2013

Gilmore says Shatter 'not silencing anybody' over Garda walk-out
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Gilmore says Shatter 'not silencing anybody' over Garda walk-out

Mar 28th 2013, 11:47 AM 12,419 Views 110 Comments

“The government is not disciplining anybody,” the Tánaiste says, saying Garda discipline is a matter for the Commissioner.

Garda sergeants to face disciplinary action following conference walkout
# Walkout
# Walkout

Garda sergeants to face disciplinary action following conference walkout

Mar 28th 2013, 8:41 AM 14,745 Views 178 Comments

The four sergeants walked out of the AGSI conference on Monday. The AGSI is supporting their decision.

# agsi - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

Shatter 'glad he did not bring wife to AGSI meeting'
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Shatter 'glad he did not bring wife to AGSI meeting'

Mar 27th 2013, 7:01 PM 19,554 Views 134 Comments

The Garda Representative Association has said it is not inviting Minister Shatter

AGSI defends members over Shatter walk-out amid disciplinary action
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

AGSI defends members over Shatter walk-out amid disciplinary action

Mar 27th 2013, 2:43 PM 13,334 Views 190 Comments

The body representing Garda sergeants says members who walked out of Alan Shatter’s address had a right to protest.

# agsi - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

Garda Commissioner says 'more needs to be done with fewer resources'
# Garda Cuts
# Garda Cuts

Garda Commissioner says 'more needs to be done with fewer resources'

Mar 26th 2013, 7:22 PM 9,419 Views 100 Comments

Speaking at the AGSI’s annual conference, Martin Callinan said that gardaí are “not immune” from the cuts to public expenditure.

# agsi - Monday 25 March, 2013

Silence greets Shatter as he tells gardaí that protests do disservice to force
# Garda Cuts
# Garda Cuts

Silence greets Shatter as he tells gardaí that protests do disservice to force

Mar 25th 2013, 9:48 PM 16,925 Views 117 Comments

Alan Shatter delivered a speech to the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors in Sligo tonight with delegates giving him a frosty reception.

Shatter to address garda conference amid concern over pay cuts
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Shatter to address garda conference amid concern over pay cuts

Mar 25th 2013, 6:45 AM 6,555 Views 42 Comments

The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors gathers for its annual conference in Sligo today with Justice Minister Alan Shatter due to address delegates this evening.

# agsi - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

Brian Hayes: Legislation on public pay 'inevitable if there is no agreement'
# Croke Park Agreement
# Croke Park Agreement

Brian Hayes: Legislation on public pay 'inevitable if there is no agreement'

Feb 19th 2013, 10:20 AM 5,479 Views 92 Comments

The Junior Finance Minister said that while this was the case, government would rather not impose “some unilateral settlement”.

# agsi - Sunday 17 February, 2013

Emergency workers set for national rally on pay cuts
# Pay Cuts
# Pay Cuts

Emergency workers set for national rally on pay cuts

Feb 17th 2013, 3:27 PM 29,874 Views 115 Comments

The 24/7 Frontline Alliance represents gardaí, healthcare workers, prison officers, firefighters and paramedics.

# agsi - Saturday 16 February, 2013

Poll: Do you think the government will be successful in this round of Croke Park talks?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think the government will be successful in this round of Croke Park talks?

Feb 16th 2013, 9:45 AM 12,226 Views 116 Comments

Most unions are returning to talks today but will the government be able to reach a deal to save €170 million through pay cuts?

# agsi - Friday 15 February, 2013

AGSI say Shatter is "disconnected from reality of people's lives"
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

AGSI say Shatter is "disconnected from reality of people's lives"

Feb 15th 2013, 6:19 PM 8,700 Views 114 Comments

Minister Shatter had called for “rational engagement” from the AGSI on the Croke Park extension talks.

# agsi - Thursday 14 February, 2013

Garda body passes motion of no confidence in Shatter
# No Confidence
# No Confidence

Garda body passes motion of no confidence in Shatter

Feb 14th 2013, 7:32 PM 18,191 Views 190 Comments

Martin Callinan has arranged to meet with the Garda Representative Association as it calls for solidarity against pay cuts.

# agsi - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

GRA national executive meeting to 'consider all options' following votes for industrial action
# Garda Cuts
# Garda Cuts

GRA national executive meeting to 'consider all options' following votes for industrial action

Feb 13th 2013, 11:26 AM 9,669 Views 94 Comments

The GRA said concerns raised in recent meetings of garda divisions across the country will be brought before the national executive.

# agsi - Saturday 2 February, 2013

AGSI demands 'actions not words' from Noonan over garda pay talks
# Garda Pay
# Garda Pay

AGSI demands 'actions not words' from Noonan over garda pay talks

Feb 2nd 2013, 6:08 PM 9,321 Views 64 Comments

The AGSI has today welcomed comments by the Finance Minister Michael Noonan that there was “nothing categoric” in terms of the €1 billion garda payroll cuts – but says actions and not words are needed.

# agsi - Monday 28 January, 2013

War of words: Gardaí hit back at Shatter over comments
# Croke Park
# Croke Park

War of words: Gardaí hit back at Shatter over comments

Jan 28th 2013, 8:39 PM 27,255 Views 147 Comments

The head of the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors says the group was insulted by comments made by the Minister for Justice.

# agsi - Friday 25 January, 2013

Shatter disappointed with Garda sergeants’ withdrawal from pay talks
# Croke Park
# Croke Park

Shatter disappointed with Garda sergeants’ withdrawal from pay talks

Jan 25th 2013, 7:13 PM 7,815 Views 62 Comments

The Minister for Justice says only those who take part in talks on extending Croke Park can influence them.

Garda sergeants and inspectors withdrawing from Croke Park talks
# Agsi
# Agsi

Garda sergeants and inspectors withdrawing from Croke Park talks

Jan 25th 2013, 1:45 PM 9,301 Views 237 Comments

The AGSI said yesterday that it was dissatisfied with the proposed cuts to allowances put on the table during talks.

# agsi - Thursday 24 January, 2013

Gardaí expected to withdraw from Croke Park talks
# Cuts
# Cuts

Gardaí expected to withdraw from Croke Park talks

Jan 24th 2013, 5:18 PM 21,355 Views 253 Comments

The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors said the cuts to allowances that were put on the table today are unacceptable.