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#An Garda Síochána

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 11 April, 2019

'Over-promising and under delivering': Policing Authority critical of garda approach to implementing change
# Garda Reform
# Garda Reform

'Over-promising and under delivering': Policing Authority critical of garda approach to implementing change

Apr 11th 2019, 6:10 AM 8,832 Views 8 Comments

The Policing Authority said that some gardaí have expressed “cynicism and scepticism” to proposed changes.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 4 April, 2019

'Really encouraging': Reaction to change in Garda uniform to allow wearing of turbans and hijabs
# Difference Is You
# Difference Is You

'Really encouraging': Reaction to change in Garda uniform to allow wearing of turbans and hijabs

Apr 4th 2019, 5:28 PM 26,151 Views 97 Comments

The decision comes alongside a new recruitment drive for gardaí.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 29 March, 2019

New garda regional headquarters evacuated due to flooding
# Galway
# Galway

New garda regional headquarters evacuated due to flooding

Updated Mar 29th 2019, 9:13 PM 47,709 Views 53 Comments

The building was formally opened in July last year.

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

New app will use reports from members of public to track movement of criminals
# Cairde
# Cairde

New app will use reports from members of public to track movement of criminals

Mar 28th 2019, 1:24 PM 15,661 Views 27 Comments

The CEO of Muintir na Tire said this extension of the text alert scheme is already being trialed and the intention is to roll it out nationally.

# an-garda-siochana - Monday 18 March, 2019

€2.5 million contract out for the manufacture and supply of shoes for An Garda Síochána
# Operational Footwear
# Operational Footwear

€2.5 million contract out for the manufacture and supply of shoes for An Garda Síochána

Mar 18th 2019, 9:00 PM 42,279 Views 59 Comments

The Office of Government Procurement is also awarding a tender worth €3.3 million for footwear for the Defence Forces.

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

Over half of youths not punished for serious crimes due to garda scheme failings went on to reoffend
# Youth Diversion
# Youth Diversion

Over half of youths not punished for serious crimes due to garda scheme failings went on to reoffend

Feb 28th 2019, 6:23 PM 12,943 Views 20 Comments

In more than 2,000 cases an adult who was also involved in the crime was cautioned or prosecuted for the offence.

# an-garda-siochana - Monday 18 February, 2019

Man attacked as paedophile-hunting group broadcasts live 'sting' on Facebook
# Ballyfermot
# Ballyfermot

Man attacked as paedophile-hunting group broadcasts live 'sting' on Facebook

Feb 18th 2019, 11:24 AM 55,070 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí said the manner in which these groups operate has the potential to affect future criminal proceedings.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 7 February, 2019

Drugs, weapons and thousands in cash seized in Blanchardstown yesterday
# Drugs Seizure
# Drugs Seizure

Drugs, weapons and thousands in cash seized in Blanchardstown yesterday

Feb 7th 2019, 7:31 AM 23,569 Views 0 Comments

A number of mobile phones, machetes and motorbikes were found during the search of six properties.

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

Three boys only cautioned after alleged sexual assault of girl outside local disco, Dáil hears
# Juvenile Diversion Programme
# Juvenile Diversion Programme

Three boys only cautioned after alleged sexual assault of girl outside local disco, Dáil hears

Jan 31st 2019, 12:30 AM 47,802 Views 34 Comments

The incident was caught on CCTV and gardaí were called to the incident in 2016.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 18 January, 2019

Man (40s) arrested at 450-plant growhouse in Waterford business park
# Tramore
# Tramore

Man (40s) arrested at 450-plant growhouse in Waterford business park

Jan 18th 2019, 5:53 PM 32,085 Views 66 Comments

The seizure has an estimated street value of €360,000.

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

'Damaging' garda report to outline how young people who committed violent crimes went unpunished
# Youth Referral Programme
# Youth Referral Programme

'Damaging' garda report to outline how young people who committed violent crimes went unpunished

Jan 17th 2019, 12:06 AM 31,092 Views 22 Comments

An audit of 22,000 cases in the youth referral scheme was undertaken last year.

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

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

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

Dec 30th 2018, 7:30 AM 22,147 Views 22 Comments

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
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

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

Dec 27th 2018, 12:37 PM 27,534 Views 84 Comments

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
# Weapons Effect
# Weapons Effect

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

Dec 25th 2018, 7:00 PM 11,326 Views 19 Comments

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
# Crash
# Crash

31-year-old man killed in Laois car crash

Dec 23rd 2018, 5:43 PM 32,733 Views 7 Comments

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
# Drogheda
# Drogheda

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

Dec 20th 2018, 11:32 AM 13,869 Views 6 Comments

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
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

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

Dec 18th 2018, 4:48 PM 73,782 Views 141 Comments

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
# Rental Scam
# Rental Scam

People warned about email scam involving fake garda

Dec 11th 2018, 3:14 PM 22,497 Views 8 Comments

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
# Thin Blue Line
# Thin Blue Line

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

Nov 22nd 2018, 1:13 PM 49,250 Views 49 Comments

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
# Too Good To Be True
# Too Good To Be True

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

Nov 22nd 2018, 6:15 AM 7,802 Views 9 Comments

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
# Training
# Training

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

Nov 16th 2018, 10:43 PM 17,492 Views 23 Comments

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
# Garda Review
# Garda Review

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

Nov 14th 2018, 12:03 PM 35,576 Views 50 Comments

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
# Booterstown
# Booterstown

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

Nov 13th 2018, 5:04 PM 18,643 Views 4 Comments

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
# Maurice McCabe
# Maurice McCabe

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

Updated Nov 12th 2018, 1:46 PM 38,360 Views 0 Comments

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
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Superintendent David Taylor has retired from An Garda Síochána

Nov 5th 2018, 1:49 PM 23,568 Views 55 Comments

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
# John Barrett
# John Barrett

Head of Garda HR John Barrett has been suspended

Oct 26th 2018, 11:15 AM 41,075 Views 30 Comments

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'
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

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

Oct 11th 2018, 7:00 PM 12,022 Views 0 Comments

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
# Recruitment Drive
# Recruitment Drive

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

Oct 9th 2018, 5:55 PM 15,543 Views 18 Comments

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
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Keith Harrison trying to stop internal Garda investigation

Oct 8th 2018, 5:31 PM 28,224 Views 0 Comments

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
# Not Ideal
# Not Ideal

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

Oct 4th 2018, 9:36 PM 56,412 Views 57 Comments

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
# Naas
# Naas

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

Oct 3rd 2018, 10:44 AM 48,543 Views 0 Comments

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
# Drug Crime
# Drug Crime

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

Oct 1st 2018, 12:05 AM 32,051 Views 25 Comments

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
# Crime
# Crime

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

Sep 28th 2018, 8:30 PM 11,643 Views 28 Comments

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
# Numbers Game
# Numbers Game

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

Sep 24th 2018, 12:05 AM 26,872 Views 46 Comments

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
# An Garda Síochána
# An Garda Síochána

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

Updated Sep 18th 2018, 5:40 PM 18,429 Views 82 Comments

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
# No Photos Please
# No Photos Please

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

Sep 17th 2018, 12:54 PM 49,553 Views 225 Comments

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'
# Frederick Street
# Frederick Street

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

Updated Sep 16th 2018, 5:59 PM 41,275 Views 0 Comments

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'
# New Report
# New Report

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

Sep 14th 2018, 11:04 AM 17,388 Views 68 Comments

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
# Take Back The City
# Take Back The City

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

Updated Sep 12th 2018, 2:55 PM 72,510 Views 0 Comments

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
# Neilstown
# Neilstown

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

Sep 6th 2018, 9:28 PM 19,651 Views 17 Comments

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