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#An Garda Síochána

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 27 September, 2019

Fraud and drug offences on the up, but number of murders decreases
# Crime Stats
# Crime Stats

Fraud and drug offences on the up, but number of murders decreases

Sep 27th 2019, 3:21 PM 6,809 Views 4 Comments

The CSO has released the latest statistics of crimes recorded by gardaí.

# an-garda-siochana - Monday 23 September, 2019

Garda suspended over video mocking Travelling community
# Disciplinary Inquiry
# Disciplinary Inquiry

Garda suspended over video mocking Travelling community

Sep 23rd 2019, 10:51 AM 78,069 Views 0 Comments

The video was filmed ahead of a charity boxing match against a member of Dublin Fire Brigade.

# an-garda-siochana - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Off-duty garda assaulted after confronting burglary gang in Dublin
# Stillorgan
# Stillorgan

Off-duty garda assaulted after confronting burglary gang in Dublin

Sep 10th 2019, 6:05 AM 44,045 Views 30 Comments

The garda was on his way home when he noticed three men acting suspiciously.

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

People smugglers jailed after attempts to transport Georgian nationals into UK through Ireland
# People Smuggling
# People Smuggling

People smugglers jailed after attempts to transport Georgian nationals into UK through Ireland

Sep 5th 2019, 12:24 PM 16,402 Views 16 Comments

The gang tried to use the Common Travel Area between Ireland and Britain.

# an-garda-siochana - Sunday 1 September, 2019

Gardaí seize €1m worth of heroin in joint operation with UK authorities
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Gardaí seize €1m worth of heroin in joint operation with UK authorities

Sep 1st 2019, 6:10 PM 19,377 Views 18 Comments

Three men were arrested after a number of searches in Dublin and Meath this morning.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 30 August, 2019

Probationary garda arrested after allegedly stealing from wallet handed into station
# Theft
# Theft

Probationary garda arrested after allegedly stealing from wallet handed into station

Aug 30th 2019, 5:12 PM 70,825 Views 48 Comments

The garda has been suspended from duty.

# an-garda-siochana - Saturday 24 August, 2019

Call for change in language requirements for garda recruits with dyslexia
# Recruitment
# Recruitment

Call for change in language requirements for garda recruits with dyslexia

Aug 24th 2019, 7:30 AM 22,491 Views 22 Comments

Learning additional languages is often very challenging for students with dyslexia.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 23 August, 2019

Gardaí hiring for 'extremely challenging' role of Deputy Commissioner
# Hiring
# Hiring

Gardaí hiring for 'extremely challenging' role of Deputy Commissioner

Aug 23rd 2019, 12:06 PM 18,134 Views 21 Comments

The government has asked the Policing Authority to nominate a person for appointment to the position.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 22 August, 2019

Garda divisions to reduce from 28 to 19 under major shake-up of the force
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Garda divisions to reduce from 28 to 19 under major shake-up of the force

Updated Aug 22nd 2019, 12:03 PM 34,423 Views 52 Comments

The changes were announced by Garda Commissioner Drew Harris this morning.

# an-garda-siochana - Saturday 17 August, 2019

How Ireland deals with sex offenders after they're released from prison
# Prevention
# Prevention

How Ireland deals with sex offenders after they're released from prison

Aug 17th 2019, 12:05 AM 51,944 Views 51 Comments

Experts in the area say their work can face strong opposition from the public but it is vital to ensure offenders do not harm anyone else.

# an-garda-siochana - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

Chief Superintendent appointed to set up new garda anti-corruption unit
# Corruption
# Corruption

Chief Superintendent appointed to set up new garda anti-corruption unit

Aug 13th 2019, 2:32 PM 46,515 Views 64 Comments

The Garda Commissioner has said the organisation wants to show it is serious about making sure corruption is stamped out.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 9 August, 2019

'It was shocking': GRA to speak to Commissioner over sacking of garda for 'alleged homosexual activity'
# 1982
# 1982

'It was shocking': GRA to speak to Commissioner over sacking of garda for 'alleged homosexual activity'

Aug 9th 2019, 6:10 AM 33,262 Views 33 Comments

The Garda Commissioner recently confirmed to the former garda that this was the reason for his dismissal in 1982.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 19 July, 2019

Former garda Majella Moynihan files court case suing gardaí, Dept of Justice and the State
# MAJELLA MOYNIHAN
# MAJELLA MOYNIHAN

Former garda Majella Moynihan files court case suing gardaí, Dept of Justice and the State

Jul 19th 2019, 9:31 AM 23,478 Views 0 Comments

Last month, Moynihan told RTÉ she faced disciplinary action within the force after becoming pregnant in the 1980s.

# an-garda-siochana - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Less than half of Irish public think An Garda Síochána is well-managed
# Crime
# Crime

Less than half of Irish public think An Garda Síochána is well-managed

Jul 16th 2019, 12:38 PM 19,893 Views 85 Comments

A new garda survey found a high level of trust in gardaí with 75% of people saying officers in their area can be relied on to be there when needed.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 28 June, 2019

Gardaí arrest 17 people and seize two luxury cars in targeted 'day of action'
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Gardaí arrest 17 people and seize two luxury cars in targeted 'day of action'

Jun 28th 2019, 1:21 PM 23,738 Views 31 Comments

Gardaí arrested people who have outstanding warrants issued by the courts.

# an-garda-siochana - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Protest concerns raised by civil liberties body after reports of Direct Provision residents being targeted
# Right To Protest
# Right To Protest

Protest concerns raised by civil liberties body after reports of Direct Provision residents being targeted

Jun 26th 2019, 2:42 PM 8,984 Views 7 Comments

There is a “pattern of intimidation and harassment” of protesters by gardaí, ICCL has said.

# an-garda-siochana - Sunday 23 June, 2019

Garda management feared Sikh members could win discrimination cases over turban ban
# Uniform
# Uniform

Garda management feared Sikh members could win discrimination cases over turban ban

Jun 23rd 2019, 12:05 AM 64,230 Views 119 Comments

Earlier this year the force announced a change to rules in relation to uniforms to allow the wearing of turbans and hijabs.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 21 June, 2019

Both justice minister and Garda Commissioner apologise to Majella Moynihan in person
# An Garda Síochána
# An Garda Síochána

Both justice minister and Garda Commissioner apologise to Majella Moynihan in person

Jun 21st 2019, 4:46 PM 10,952 Views 21 Comments

The details of Moynihan’s case came to light last weekend following a radio documentary which aired on RTÉ Radio 1.

# an-garda-siochana - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Gardaí issue warning over anonymity of children before court in wake of Ana Kriegel verdict
# Sharing Of Images
# Sharing Of Images

Gardaí issue warning over anonymity of children before court in wake of Ana Kriegel verdict

Jun 19th 2019, 2:44 PM 34,629 Views 0 Comments

Someone found guilty of breaching the law surrounding the anonymity of children in criminal cases can receive up to three years in jail.

# an-garda-siochana - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Three men arrested in connection with Lee Boylan shooting in Blanchardstown released without charge
# Blanchardstown
# Blanchardstown

Three men arrested in connection with Lee Boylan shooting in Blanchardstown released without charge

Updated Jun 18th 2019, 10:34 PM 27,231 Views 0 Comments

A fourth man who was arrested yesterday remains in custody. .

# an-garda-siochana - Monday 17 June, 2019

'If it ever happens again you're sacked' - Majella Moynihan says she was used as an example to other female gardaí
# Doc On One
# Doc On One

'If it ever happens again you're sacked' - Majella Moynihan says she was used as an example to other female gardaí

Updated Jun 17th 2019, 11:35 AM 46,712 Views 82 Comments

The former garda said she felt pressured by the force into giving her baby David up for adoption.

Gardaí felt use of non-Irish actors in recruitment ads aimed at minorities would amount to 'tokenism'
# New Recruits
# New Recruits

Gardaí felt use of non-Irish actors in recruitment ads aimed at minorities would amount to 'tokenism'

Jun 17th 2019, 12:05 AM 24,361 Views 24 Comments

The new campaign ran for three weeks in April at a cost of more than €400,000.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 14 June, 2019

Inspectorate launches examination of garda anti-corruption practices
# Inspection
# Inspection

Inspectorate launches examination of garda anti-corruption practices

Jun 14th 2019, 11:01 AM 12,289 Views 15 Comments

Commissioner Drew Harris last month confirmed a new anti-corruption unit will be up and running by the end of the year.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 13 June, 2019

Gardaí used pepper spray more than 250 times so far this year
# Non Lethal Force
# Non Lethal Force

Gardaí used pepper spray more than 250 times so far this year

Jun 13th 2019, 12:39 PM 11,100 Views 41 Comments

There have been eight instances of Taser use and one report of use of a firearm.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 7 June, 2019

Gardaí issue appeal after Longford fires that caused 'extensive damage' to houses
# Longford
# Longford

Gardaí issue appeal after Longford fires that caused 'extensive damage' to houses

Jun 7th 2019, 8:56 AM 18,190 Views 9 Comments

Gardaí said at this stage in the investigation it is not believed the fires are linked.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Pete Taylor initiates legal proceedings against Garda Commissioner
# Pete Taylor
# Pete Taylor

Pete Taylor initiates legal proceedings against Garda Commissioner

Jun 6th 2019, 12:05 AM 84,880 Views 0 Comments

The boxing trainer has also launched court proceedings against a number of news publications.

# an-garda-siochana - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

DPP directs no action be taken against detective who shot Jastine Valdez killer
# Mark Hennessy
# Mark Hennessy

DPP directs no action be taken against detective who shot Jastine Valdez killer

Jun 5th 2019, 1:12 PM 24,540 Views 33 Comments

The 24-year-old woman was abducted and murdered by Mark Hennessy in May last year.

# an-garda-siochana - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

Parcel bomb probe: Gardaí are asking postal workers who may have seen the packages to get in contact
# Uk And Ireland
# Uk And Ireland

Parcel bomb probe: Gardaí are asking postal workers who may have seen the packages to get in contact

May 29th 2019, 7:11 AM 9,859 Views 2 Comments

Gardaí want to eliminate anyone who may have innocently come into contact with the parcels.

France requests deployment of two gardaí to assist with Irish tourists during D-Day events
# Summer Deployment
# Summer Deployment

France requests deployment of two gardaí to assist with Irish tourists during D-Day events

May 29th 2019, 6:10 AM 36,660 Views 31 Comments

Garda assistance has been requested by France for the months of July and August.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 24 May, 2019

Younger men filling 'void' created by crackdown on Hutch and Kinahan gangs
# Gangland
# Gangland

Younger men filling 'void' created by crackdown on Hutch and Kinahan gangs

May 24th 2019, 11:31 AM 35,496 Views 47 Comments

Gardaí yesterday appealed to young people in these communities not to get involved in the drugs trade.

# an-garda-siochana - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Internal garda probe after video emerges of €10k cash seizure being flaunted on camera
# Investigation
# Investigation

Internal garda probe after video emerges of €10k cash seizure being flaunted on camera

May 22nd 2019, 6:00 AM 40,656 Views 0 Comments

One of the individuals in the video can be heard stating that the cash had been seized at a checkpoint.

# an-garda-siochana - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Criminals are using CEOs' social media posts to trick employees into handing over money
# CEO Fraud
# CEO Fraud

Criminals are using CEOs' social media posts to trick employees into handing over money

May 15th 2019, 5:39 PM 14,468 Views 15 Comments

Gardaí today warned of a significant increase this year in cases of invoice redirect fraud and what is know as ‘CEO fraud’.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 9 May, 2019

Commissioner says €22m for 'parading time' is drain on garda overtime budget
# PAC
# PAC

Commissioner says €22m for 'parading time' is drain on garda overtime budget

May 9th 2019, 12:36 PM 46,348 Views 46 Comments

The Garda Commissioner is appearing before the Oireachtas Public Accounts committee for the first time today.

'We're willing to change': Senior gardaí say proposal for targeted severance package is 'unsettling'
# Retirement
# Retirement

'We're willing to change': Senior gardaí say proposal for targeted severance package is 'unsettling'

May 9th 2019, 6:15 AM 14,144 Views 11 Comments

The Association of Garda Superintendents said its members have been at the fore in reform and want to be part of the modernisation of the force.

# an-garda-siochana - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

'We want to stamp it out': New garda anti-corruption unit will be in place by end of year
# Line Of Duty
# Line Of Duty

'We want to stamp it out': New garda anti-corruption unit will be in place by end of year

May 8th 2019, 5:54 PM 18,061 Views 48 Comments

The Garda Commissioner said this unit will investigate allegations around drug use and inappropriate behaviour towards vulnerable people.

Senior gardaí say use of term 'recreational drugs' helps normalise drug abuse
# Drugs
# Drugs

Senior gardaí say use of term 'recreational drugs' helps normalise drug abuse

May 8th 2019, 11:39 AM 16,347 Views 101 Comments

The President of the Association of Garda Superintendents said there are constant challenges for gardaí in dealing with drugs and organised crime.

# an-garda-siochana - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

Commissioner to send 25 new recruits to Drogheda in crackdown on gang feud
# Gra Conference
# Gra Conference

Commissioner to send 25 new recruits to Drogheda in crackdown on gang feud

Apr 30th 2019, 5:25 PM 19,856 Views 51 Comments

The Commissioner said he could always do with more resources but his responsibility is to use the budget he is given effectively.

Justice Minister rejects claim he's been 'negligent', says gardaí have 'record resources'
# Gra Conference
# Gra Conference

Justice Minister rejects claim he's been 'negligent', says gardaí have 'record resources'

Apr 30th 2019, 12:36 PM 9,268 Views 31 Comments

Flanagan said he will be meeting with the Garda Commissioner later today about the situation with feuding gangs in Drogheda.

# an-garda-siochana - Monday 29 April, 2019

Missing Dublin teenager found safe and well
# Found
# Found

Missing Dublin teenager found safe and well

Apr 29th 2019, 8:50 AM 34,705 Views 1 Comment

17 year-old Alyssa O’Hanlon had been missing since Sunday morning.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 25 April, 2019

'Significant concerns' as only half of Garda reform targets have been met - Policing Authority
# Policing Plan For 2018
# Policing Plan For 2018

'Significant concerns' as only half of Garda reform targets have been met - Policing Authority

Apr 25th 2019, 9:04 AM 11,824 Views 26 Comments

There had been an increase in assaults, robberies, and very little progress in tackling hate crime, the report said.