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#An Garda Síochána

# an-garda-siochana - Sunday 30 December, 2018

Gardaí to spend €250k a year for a 'vehicle recovery service'

A tender was issued earlier this month for a nationwide recovery service in a contract worth €1 million.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 27 December, 2018

More than 400 drivers caught speeding on St Stephen's Day

Gardaí had asked drivers to slow down as speeding is a major factor in fatal collisions.

# an-garda-siochana - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

Police officers who carry Tasers are more likely to use force and be attacked

Members of specialist Garda units are trained in the use of Tasers but they’re not widely used here.

# an-garda-siochana - Sunday 23 December, 2018

31-year-old man killed in Laois car crash

The car the man was driving struck a tree this morning.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 20 December, 2018

Army bomb squad called to remove two explosive devices from property in Louth

The scene was sealed off for around three hours before being declared safe at 9pm.

# an-garda-siochana - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Garda Commissioner: My officers would not stand by and watch violence at an eviction

Drew Harris said gardaí are in attendance at these types of incidents specifically to prevent violence.

# an-garda-siochana - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

People warned about email scam involving fake garda

Individuals have been asked to hand over deposits for properties.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 22 November, 2018

Garda management makes 'inexcusable' decision to move recruits last-minute and cancel their leave

A number of the affected probationer gardaí had already made alternative accommodation arrangements.

Take care: Consumers warned about potential scammers ahead of Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Gardaí have issued a range of advice to help people avoid getting caught when buying online ahead of the Christmas period.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 16 November, 2018

Watch: Response of armed garda units tested in terrorism training exercise

The threat level in Ireland remains moderate, which means an attack is unlikely.

# an-garda-siochana - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

'We're here to serve the people, not the organisation' - Drew Harris pens open letter to frontline gardaí

Harris has urged all members to sign the Code of Ethics to send a signal of their commitment to a human rights based service.

# an-garda-siochana - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

Body of elderly man discovered following house fire at property in south Dublin

The fire started at an address at Merrion Road near Booterstown at around 3 o’clock this afternoon.

# an-garda-siochana - Monday 12 November, 2018

Commissioner 'reviewing' decision to fund Callinan's legal defence in McCabe case

Meanwhile Leo Varadkar has said Callinan is not being given a blanket indemnity.

# an-garda-siochana - Monday 5 November, 2018

Superintendent David Taylor has retired from An Garda Síochána

Mr Justice Peter Charleton found that Taylor aided a campaign against whistleblower Maurice McCabe.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 26 October, 2018

Head of Garda HR John Barrett has been suspended

Garda commissioner Drew Harris would have had to have sought permission from the Justice Minister for the suspension.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 11 October, 2018

Charleton says gardaí need 'complete turn-around in attitude' and some are 'crying out for leadership'

The judge has said members of the force need to be more visible on the streets and honest.

# an-garda-siochana - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Gardaí to recruit 800 new officers with €60 million funding increase

Funding of €95 million will be made available for overtime pay.

# an-garda-siochana - Monday 8 October, 2018

Keith Harrison trying to stop internal Garda investigation

The garda has brought a High Court action aimed at stopping an investigation into alleged breaches of discipline by him.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 4 October, 2018

Driver who said sat nav directed him down Dublin's Grafton Street had expired NCT and no L plates

The car was impounded, and taken away by gardaí.

# an-garda-siochana - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

Bus driver arrested on M7 after being found nine times over legal alcohol limit

The driver had a Blood Alcohol Concentration of more than 180mg.

# an-garda-siochana - Monday 1 October, 2018

'It can make a massive difference to cases': Legal experts question garda cannabis plant valuation

Gardaí apply a general valuation of €800 to each plant – experts claims this is at odds with international best practice.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 28 September, 2018

Gardaí launch new phone line for people to report bribery or corruption

Members of the public are being encouraged to report people and businesses they suspect of wrongdoing.

# an-garda-siochana - Monday 24 September, 2018

Gardaí release number of drink driving arrests - 15,000 more than previously published Exclusive

Currently all crime data released by the gardaí is considered to be ‘under reservation’, ie of insufficient quality, by the Central Statistics Office (CSO).

# an-garda-siochana - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

More accountability and support for garda wellbeing: 'Sweeping reform' of policing recommended

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris said the Commission on the Future of Policing’s report will benefit the people of Ireland.

# an-garda-siochana - Monday 17 September, 2018

Justice minister supports legislation to ban photographing gardaí in the course of their duties

Charlie Flanagan said gardaí are “the bulwark between civilised society and a breakdown in law and order”.

# an-garda-siochana - Sunday 16 September, 2018

Social media abuse an 'ongoing problem' for gardaí as probe launched into 'online threats'

The force also said it is putting supports in place to protect the garda’s safety.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 14 September, 2018

An Garda Síochána has 'never fully embraced human rights standards'

A report by the Irish Council for Civil Liberties has criticised some Garda policies and practices.

# an-garda-siochana - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Men in balaclavas criticised during eviction of activists at occupied Dublin property

A group of men arrived at the property at 34 North Frederick Street to remove the activists yesterday evening.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 6 September, 2018

Man and woman arrested over €1.7 million heroin seizure in Dublin

Gardaí also found tablets and cannabis herb during the search this evening.

Almost €2 million worth of bicycles stolen around the country since 2016 LOCK IT OR LOSE IT This post contains videos

Almost €2 million worth of bicycles stolen around the country since 2016

Friday is statistically the most common day for bikes to be stolen.

# an-garda-siochana - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

'I'm here to serve the Irish people': Drew Harris downplays PSNI role as he begins term as Garda chief

The new Commissioner addressed several issues over his appointment at his first press conference this afternoon.

# an-garda-siochana - Monday 3 September, 2018

Tribunal fallout, resources, rock-bottom morale - The challenges facing the new Garda Commissioner

He comes from a policing background, but there are some very specific hurdles for him to tackle in his new organisation.

'It's now my team': Drew Harris sworn in as garda commissioner

They’re not looking for much – just better uniforms, body cameras tasers and occupational supports.

# an-garda-siochana - Saturday 1 September, 2018

Man charged over pharmacy robberies in south Dublin

The two robberies took place over three days this month.

Pedestrian in his 60s killed after being struck by van in Cavan

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to the collision.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 31 August, 2018

Man (30s) arrested after heroin worth €700k found in Dublin flat

The seizure was made on Monday evening in Inchicore.

From midnight on Monday, the Gardaí will have a new Commissioner

Dónall Ó Cualáin has held the role since former commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan retired last year.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 30 August, 2018

Photos: Inside the new 'state of the art' Kevin Street garda station Modern Policing This post contains images

Photos: Inside the new 'state of the art' Kevin Street garda station

The station was officially opened by the Minister for Justice this morning.

# an-garda-siochana - Monday 27 August, 2018

Garda suspended following arrest over suspected drug seizure

The Garda, who is in his 30s, was arrested in the Dublin area yesterday.

Public warned about fake print-at-home Electric Picnic tickets

The festival begins next weekend – Gardaí are advising people not to fall for ‘print-at-home’ ticket scams.

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