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#An Garda Síochána

# an-garda-siochana - Today’s News

Garda Commissioner says 10,000 images examined but no formal complaints of image-based abuse made

Drew Harris said there were no images of child abuse found among the pictures.

# an-garda-siochana - Saturday 7 November, 2020

Two arrested over allegations of fraud at Irish broadcaster

Gardaí said that an investigation was ongoing.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 30 October, 2020

Explainer: What exactly are the rules for essential and non-essential retailers and how can they be enforced?

What penalties are in place for businesses that break the rules?

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 22 October, 2020

'Hundreds' of rolling checkpoints and community patrols - Gardaí to roll out high visibility operation for Level 5

The entire country has now entered Level 5 of Covid-19 restrictions.

# an-garda-siochana - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

Garda launches High Court challenge aimed at preventing dismissal from force

The action has been brought by Garda Paul Mulcair, who is stationed at Kinsale Garda Station in Co Cork.

# an-garda-siochana - Monday 5 October, 2020

People urged to be vigilant ahead of expected spike in burglaries

Burglaries and related crimes generally increase in the winter months.

# an-garda-siochana - Sunday 20 September, 2020

One killed and three seriously injured in Sligo road crash

The two-car collision occurred near Rathcormack this morning.

# an-garda-siochana - Saturday 12 September, 2020

Man arrested in Dublin city in relation to 18 ATM cyber thefts

Garda National Economic Crime Bureau carried out the arrest as part of a probe into cyber fraud offences in Ireland.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 4 September, 2020

From The42 'It's very difficult when it's one of your own colleagues' - impact of Detective Colm Horkan's death RIP

'It's very difficult when it's one of your own colleagues' - impact of Detective Colm Horkan's death

Former Kerry footballer Aidan O’Mahony has been working in An Garda Síochána for some 14 years.

# an-garda-siochana - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Legislation allowing gardaí enter homes to break up house parties 'unlikely'

The Health Minister has said there is evidence that house parties are resulting in a spread of Covid-19.

Government seeks advice from Attorney General over new garda laws

Gardaí will be given greater ability to police new public health measures.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 14 August, 2020

Man arrested and cannabis plants worth €110k seized as gardaí uncover grow house in Co Cavan shed

A man in his 40s is being held in Bailieboro Garda station.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Oversight body commends gardaí for work during Covid crisis but says it'll be 'challenging' to meet targets

The Policing Authority today published its half-year report.

# an-garda-siochana - Sunday 2 August, 2020

Gardaí unable to provide figures on 'laughing gas' arrests and seizures due to IT limitations

Revenue’s figures indicate a sharp rise in seizures this year.

# an-garda-siochana - Saturday 1 August, 2020

22 gardaí were convicted of a crime in past three years

The convictions cover drink driving, misuse of drugs, sexual crime, and an offence under the Child Trafficking and Pornography Act.

# an-garda-siochana - Sunday 5 July, 2020

Gardaí seize 'large quantity of alcohol' at premises allegedly operating as restaurant in Dublin

An Garda Síochána is conducting nationwide checks of licenced premises to ensure they’re following the guidelines.

# an-garda-siochana - Monday 29 June, 2020

Gardaí seize half a million euro in organised crime crackdown in Dublin and Cavan

One man was arrested and is being held in Navan Garda Station.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 18 June, 2020

Taoiseach says Detective Garda Colm Horkan 'gave his life protecting the community'

The on-duty garda died following an incident in Castlerea which happened shortly before midnight.

First year-on-year decrease in sexual offences recorded since 2014

However, drug and fraud offences increased.

# an-garda-siochana - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Car, jewellery, drugs and Dubai deeds seized as gardaí arrest 14 in major operation

Gardaí said the searches were conducted as part of Operation Coronation, “a central plank” of the plan targeting organised crime in Limerick.

# an-garda-siochana - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

There have been 100 incidents of spitting or coughing against gardaí since 8 April

Between that date and 13 June, gardaí have had to use anti-spit guards 75 times.

# an-garda-siochana - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

Two men released after arrest in connection with discovery of body at Dublin house

45-year-old Alan Hall’s body was found at a house in Bluebell last month.

# an-garda-siochana - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

There have been 88 incidents of spitting or coughing against gardaí

Gardaí have used spit-guards 63 times since 8 April, according to new figures.

# an-garda-siochana - Saturday 16 May, 2020

Man (30s) arrested after shop robbed at knifepoint in south Dublin

The incident happened on Highfield Road in Rathgar yesterday afternoon.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 15 May, 2020

Thousands of capsules that claim to treat symptoms of Covid-19 seized in Dublin

The follow-up search today followed a seizure by Revenue at Dublin Airport last month.

# an-garda-siochana - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

'Disgraceful attacks': Gardaí were spat or coughed at over 50 times in recent weeks

Members of An Garda Síochána use anti-spit guards as a “last resort” in some incidents, Drew Harris said.

# an-garda-siochana - Wednesday 29 April, 2020

Garda sanctioned for failing to investigate complaint of sexual assault on a minor in 'timely fashion'

Details on the case were highlighted in the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission annual report published today.

# an-garda-siochana - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

AGSI to write to Drew Harris over live-streamed 'abuse' of garda at Dublin Covid-19 checkpoint

The incident occurred on Dublin’s quays earlier today.

# an-garda-siochana - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

Woman charged with public order offences after allegedly coughing on garda

The woman was part of a group who were found to be drinking together earlier today.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 26 March, 2020

Prescriptions, porridge oats, and flat tyres: Gardaí are out in force around the country

We all need some good news right now.

# an-garda-siochana - Monday 23 March, 2020

Man (20) arrested after three suffer stab wounds in Galway altercation

Two men remain in hospital receiving treatment for their injuries.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 20 March, 2020

'Your early deployment will make a real and positive impact': 319 gardaí sworn in to help respond to Covid-19 crisis

The trainees will bring the Garda’s numbers to its highest level of almost 15,000.

# an-garda-siochana - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

National Public Order Unit to deal with 'potential public unease' during coronavirus outbreak

It comes as a senior garda warned that organised criminal gangs could “attempt to take advantage” during the Covid-19 outbreak.

# an-garda-siochana - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

Gardaí say mechanic who was driving car left in for repair tested positive for cocaine

The driver tested positive for cocaine, Gardaí said, and is due before the courts at the end of the month.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 21 February, 2020

201 new members welcomed to An Garda Síochána following attestation ceremony

28% of the gardaí that attested today are women.

# an-garda-siochana - Saturday 15 February, 2020

An Garda Síochána considered place for RUC in force's museum as part of Decade of Centenaries

The proposal was one of a number of considerations put forward by the force last year.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 30 January, 2020

Garda arrested over alleged sexual assault

The man is currently being detained at a Midlands garda station.

# an-garda-siochana - Sunday 26 January, 2020

Garda Commissioner considers promoting up to 92 sergeants to inspector without fresh competition

A garda spokesperson said increasing supervisory levels is a priority for the commissioner.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 24 January, 2020

Only 192 garda stations have received an increase in staffing levels since 2015

The number of gardaí in two-thirds of stations has remained static or fallen since the lifting of the recruitment embargo in 2014.

# an-garda-siochana - Saturday 18 January, 2020

Garda association calls for extra resourcing after 'shocking levels of violence' in recent days

Gardaí have confirmed human remains found in Dublin 3 earlier this week were that of Keane Mulready-Woods.

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