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#An Garda Síochána

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

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

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

Mar 23rd 2020, 12:47 PM 27,617 Views 10 Comments

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
# New Recruits
# New Recruits

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

Mar 20th 2020, 12:34 PM 19,424 Views 26 Comments

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
# An Garda Síochána
# An Garda Síochána

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

Mar 17th 2020, 10:55 AM 79,583 Views 91 Comments

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
# Erratic Driving
# Erratic Driving

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

Mar 4th 2020, 2:52 PM 34,237 Views 0 Comments

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
# New Recruits
# New Recruits

201 new members welcomed to An Garda Síochána following attestation ceremony

Feb 21st 2020, 12:53 PM 22,885 Views 26 Comments

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
# Dublin Castle
# Dublin Castle

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

Feb 15th 2020, 10:00 PM 33,112 Views 55 Comments

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
# Investigation
# Investigation

Garda arrested over alleged sexual assault

Jan 30th 2020, 6:11 PM 53,085 Views 0 Comments

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
# Moving Up
# Moving Up

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

Jan 26th 2020, 9:30 AM 39,617 Views 33 Comments

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
# Staffing Levels
# Staffing Levels

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

Jan 24th 2020, 6:05 AM 10,800 Views 15 Comments

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
# Policing
# Policing

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

Jan 18th 2020, 7:41 AM 34,258 Views 38 Comments

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

# an-garda-siochana - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Gardaí appeal for information after attempted ATM theft in Louth
# Dunleer
# Dunleer

Gardaí appeal for information after attempted ATM theft in Louth

Updated Jan 15th 2020, 6:54 PM 32,204 Views 36 Comments

Significant damage was done to the Bank of Ireland building during the attempted robbery.

An Garda Síochána issue contract worth estimated €100,000 for media training
# Facing The Media
# Facing The Media

An Garda Síochána issue contract worth estimated €100,000 for media training

Jan 15th 2020, 6:14 PM 17,892 Views 24 Comments

Effectively communicating via the media “is of critical importance in building and maintaining” public trust, the gardaí said.

# an-garda-siochana - Saturday 11 January, 2020

Garda Commissioner cites lack of resources as he delays 136 transfers to roads policing
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Garda Commissioner cites lack of resources as he delays 136 transfers to roads policing

Jan 11th 2020, 10:00 PM 26,899 Views 48 Comments

The Road Safety Authority says it is “anxious” to see the full complement of resources being deployed to roads policing duties.

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

11 gardaí investigated for bullying following HR complaints in 2019
# Workplace Issues
# Workplace Issues

11 gardaí investigated for bullying following HR complaints in 2019

Jan 5th 2020, 8:45 AM 23,590 Views 13 Comments

Statistics on bullying and harassment in the force were released under FOI laws.

# an-garda-siochana - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

Gardaí cut backlog of child sex abuse case analysis in half, but long delays remain
# Cyber Crime Bureau
# Cyber Crime Bureau

Gardaí cut backlog of child sex abuse case analysis in half, but long delays remain

Dec 31st 2019, 12:05 AM 11,075 Views 3 Comments

At one stage, it could take five years before gardaí would get to a case because of the volume of material for analysis.

# an-garda-siochana - Saturday 21 December, 2019

Man arrested in connection with murder of Patrick Heeran
# Patrick Heeran
# Patrick Heeran

Man arrested in connection with murder of Patrick Heeran

Dec 21st 2019, 2:38 PM 14,709 Views 1 Comment

The 48-year-old Leitrim man went missing in October 2011.

Garda escapes injury after patrol car bursts into flames on Clare motorway
# Lucky Escape
# Lucky Escape

Garda escapes injury after patrol car bursts into flames on Clare motorway

Dec 21st 2019, 1:29 PM 49,189 Views 34 Comments

It’s understood the garda heard a bang which was followed by a burst of flames while travelling on the M18.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 20 December, 2019

Gardaí self-reflection on failings wouldn't have happened five years ago, Policing Authority chair says
# Josephine Feehily
# Josephine Feehily

Gardaí self-reflection on failings wouldn't have happened five years ago, Policing Authority chair says

Dec 20th 2019, 12:05 AM 12,903 Views 22 Comments

Josephine Feehily said yesterday that An Garda Síochána has evolved as an organisation since 2014.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 19 December, 2019

'Inherently worrying': Review of homicide cases finds flaws in 28 investigations
# Policing Authority
# Policing Authority

'Inherently worrying': Review of homicide cases finds flaws in 28 investigations

Dec 19th 2019, 1:34 PM 8,800 Views 7 Comments

The Policing Authority said today it wants a number of recommendations acted upon by gardáí to “ensure public confidence”.

# an-garda-siochana - Monday 16 December, 2019

'They will try every door': One third of all cars broken into in residential areas left unlocked
# TRYING THE HANDLES
# TRYING THE HANDLES

'They will try every door': One third of all cars broken into in residential areas left unlocked

Dec 16th 2019, 10:30 AM 18,480 Views 32 Comments

Gardaí estimate that over €30 million worth of items has been stolen from vehicles since January 2016.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 13 December, 2019

Retired garda arrested over immigration irregularities is released without charge
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

Retired garda arrested over immigration irregularities is released without charge

Dec 13th 2019, 12:53 PM 13,420 Views 0 Comments

A file is now being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 12 December, 2019

'Children should not be driving these on public roads': Gardaí issue Christmas warning over scramblers
# Gift Warning
# Gift Warning

'Children should not be driving these on public roads': Gardaí issue Christmas warning over scramblers

Dec 12th 2019, 10:37 AM 12,941 Views 52 Comments

Gardaí said they will have a “visible presence” in certain locations over this issue at Christmas.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 5 December, 2019

Eight migrants found on cargo ship in Waterford have been deported
# Waterford
# Waterford

Eight migrants found on cargo ship in Waterford have been deported

Dec 5th 2019, 10:28 PM 34,723 Views 56 Comments

The males were in good health when they were discovered yesterday.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 28 November, 2019

Over 3,500 people were seriously injured on Irish roads in four-year period
# Road Injury
# Road Injury

Over 3,500 people were seriously injured on Irish roads in four-year period

Nov 28th 2019, 5:34 PM 5,813 Views 32 Comments

Nearly one-third of serious injury collisions took place in Dublin

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 14 November, 2019

Gardaí who failed in last promotion competition to be bumped up to sergeant rank
# Moving Up
# Moving Up

Gardaí who failed in last promotion competition to be bumped up to sergeant rank

Nov 14th 2019, 1:11 PM 42,345 Views 37 Comments

As many as 168 gardaí could be promoted under this proposal as the force seeks to fill gaps across the country.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 31 October, 2019

Criticism after gardaí send letters to offenders apologising for not progressing prosecutions
# Youth Diversion
# Youth Diversion

Criticism after gardaí send letters to offenders apologising for not progressing prosecutions

Oct 31st 2019, 7:37 AM 27,260 Views 35 Comments

Gardaí confirmed that 6,331 letters of apology have been sent to “individual victims”.

# an-garda-siochana - Saturday 26 October, 2019

Gardaí arrest man wanted for questioning in connection with 39 Essex deaths
# Dublin Port
# Dublin Port

Gardaí arrest man wanted for questioning in connection with 39 Essex deaths

Oct 26th 2019, 3:59 PM 58,236 Views 0 Comments

The man was arrested for an offence in this jurisdiction.

Man arrested on suspicion of drink driving after flashing lights at unmarked garda car
# Speeding
# Speeding

Man arrested on suspicion of drink driving after flashing lights at unmarked garda car

Oct 26th 2019, 3:44 PM 81,249 Views 68 Comments

The man overtook the garda car at 130km per hour in an 80km per hour zone.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 25 October, 2019

Gardaí seize €500,000 in cash in north Dublin searches
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Gardaí seize €500,000 in cash in north Dublin searches

Oct 25th 2019, 10:51 PM 24,052 Views 19 Comments

A man in his 60s has been arrested.

Garda tells Tribunal he was denied commendations because he became whistleblower
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Garda tells Tribunal he was denied commendations because he became whistleblower

Oct 25th 2019, 5:10 PM 11,948 Views 0 Comments

Garda Nicholas Keogh was cross examined by counsel for An Garda Síochána at Dublin Castle today.

# an-garda-siochana - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Whistleblower accused of not acknowledging efforts to help him deal with alcohol issue, tribunal told
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Whistleblower accused of not acknowledging efforts to help him deal with alcohol issue, tribunal told

Oct 23rd 2019, 9:28 PM 15,679 Views 0 Comments

The tribunal is in its second week hearing from Garda Nicholas Keogh.

# an-garda-siochana - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Two men arrested over seizure of submachine gun and drugs in Clare
# Ennis
# Ennis

Two men arrested over seizure of submachine gun and drugs in Clare

Oct 22nd 2019, 10:24 AM 22,494 Views 17 Comments

The firearm and €125,000 worth of cocaine and cannabis herb were found during a search last year.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 17 October, 2019

Disclosures Tribunal: Garda whistleblower says he felt 'trapped' in 'most stressful job in station'
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Disclosures Tribunal: Garda whistleblower says he felt 'trapped' in 'most stressful job in station'

Updated Oct 17th 2019, 8:04 PM 26,065 Views 0 Comments

The tribunal is hearing from Garda Nicholas Keogh.

# an-garda-siochana - Monday 14 October, 2019

'Dogs on the street' knew about alleged Garda collusion with drug dealers, whistleblower tells tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

'Dogs on the street' knew about alleged Garda collusion with drug dealers, whistleblower tells tribunal

Updated Oct 14th 2019, 6:46 PM 32,496 Views 0 Comments

Garda Nick Kehoe claims he was harassed and bullied by management after he made a protected disclosure about colleagues.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Gardaí confirm ongoing 'criminal investigation' into Lisa Smith
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Gardaí confirm ongoing 'criminal investigation' into Lisa Smith

Oct 10th 2019, 7:09 PM 19,291 Views 0 Comments

The Dundalk woman is being held in a displacement camp in Syria for the wives and children of Islamic State fighters.

# an-garda-siochana - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Rank-and-file officers accuse government of 'building garda reform plan on quicksand'
# Budget 2020
# Budget 2020

Rank-and-file officers accuse government of 'building garda reform plan on quicksand'

Updated Oct 8th 2019, 8:31 PM 18,855 Views 25 Comments

The GRA pointed out that €15 million for the Trump and Pence visits will have to come out of the additional €81 million announced today.

# an-garda-siochana - Monday 7 October, 2019

Limerick GAA officials to meet amid claims garda 'dropped charges' against some players and officials
# Allegations
# Allegations

Limerick GAA officials to meet amid claims garda 'dropped charges' against some players and officials

Oct 7th 2019, 9:10 AM 48,378 Views 0 Comments

A senior GAA source has described the allegations as “shocking”.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 4 October, 2019

An Garda Síochána to spend €70,000 a year on 'high quality' memorabilia
# An Garda Síochána
# An Garda Síochána

An Garda Síochána to spend €70,000 a year on 'high quality' memorabilia

Oct 4th 2019, 6:15 AM 26,774 Views 34 Comments

The memorabilia includes items such as silverware, crystal, coins, pins and presentation journals.

# an-garda-siochana - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

'Wholly unjustifiable': Garda interference led to withdrawal of housing offer for mother-of-two
# Social Housing
# Social Housing

'Wholly unjustifiable': Garda interference led to withdrawal of housing offer for mother-of-two

Oct 2nd 2019, 1:00 AM 73,941 Views 50 Comments

The woman had the same surname as a family with a “bad reputation” but was not part of this family and had no criminal history.

# an-garda-siochana - Saturday 28 September, 2019

How much did visits from Trump and Pence cost An Garda Síochána? It's the week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

How much did visits from Trump and Pence cost An Garda Síochána? It's the week in numbers

Sep 28th 2019, 7:00 PM 10,557 Views 5 Comments

Plus: The average cost of childcare per week in Ireland.