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#An Garda Síochána

# 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 72,522 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 19,658 Views 17 Comments

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
# LOCK IT OR LOSE IT

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

Sep 6th 2018, 10:57 AM 18,113 Views 54 Comments

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
# New Commissioner
# New Commissioner

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

Sep 4th 2018, 2:03 PM 20,978 Views 57 Comments

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
# To-do List
# To-do List

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

Sep 3rd 2018, 7:30 PM 12,904 Views 26 Comments

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
# Day One
# Day One

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

Sep 3rd 2018, 6:06 AM 25,076 Views 51 Comments

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
# Terenure
# Terenure

Man charged over pharmacy robberies in south Dublin

Sep 1st 2018, 11:28 AM 16,325 Views 0 Comments

The two robberies took place over three days this month.

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

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

Sep 1st 2018, 8:24 AM 10,103 Views 2 Comments

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
# Inchicore
# Inchicore

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

Aug 31st 2018, 8:09 PM 16,855 Views 9 Comments

The seizure was made on Monday evening in Inchicore.

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

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

Aug 31st 2018, 6:54 PM 25,108 Views 43 Comments

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
# Modern Policing

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

Aug 30th 2018, 1:46 PM 34,087 Views 25 Comments

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
# Dublin
# Dublin

Garda suspended following arrest over suspected drug seizure

Aug 27th 2018, 8:45 PM 52,329 Views 26 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 27th 2018, 1:34 PM 12,949 Views 9 Comments

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

# an-garda-siochana - Saturday 25 August, 2018

How much has An Garda Síochána earned this year for policing private events? It's the week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

How much has An Garda Síochána earned this year for policing private events? It's the week in numbers

Aug 25th 2018, 8:30 PM 20,129 Views 10 Comments

Plus: The number of hours that a British woman spent in the Adriatic sea at night after she fell off a cruise ship.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 24 August, 2018

74% of people say gardaí in their area can be relied upon to be there when they need them
# Garda Survey
# Garda Survey

74% of people say gardaí in their area can be relied upon to be there when they need them

Aug 24th 2018, 3:17 PM 11,600 Views 50 Comments

That’s according to the Garda Public Attitudes Survey for Q2 2018.

# an-garda-siochana - Sunday 19 August, 2018

'Really shocking': Motorists use deceased parents' permits to park in disabled bays
# Operation Enable
# Operation Enable

'Really shocking': Motorists use deceased parents' permits to park in disabled bays

Aug 19th 2018, 10:00 PM 38,278 Views 72 Comments

In just one year of a garda operation to crack down on fraudulent use of these permits, 80 people were prosecuted.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 17 August, 2018

Dozens of 'non-existent' emails between former Minister for Justice and PR firm discovered
# Frances Fitzgerald
# Frances Fitzgerald

Dozens of 'non-existent' emails between former Minister for Justice and PR firm discovered

Aug 17th 2018, 1:44 PM 72,676 Views 81 Comments

Communications to and from Terry Prone’s PR company were discovered following an FOI request by transparency group Right to Know.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 10 August, 2018

Driver caught doing 156kph in 80kph zone
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

Driver caught doing 156kph in 80kph zone

Aug 10th 2018, 10:47 PM 43,447 Views 43 Comments

The motorist was caught by gardaí in Dublin today.

# an-garda-siochana - Saturday 4 August, 2018

After a garda probe and potential cyber breach, CityPost is headed for liquidation
# Postal Service
# Postal Service

After a garda probe and potential cyber breach, CityPost is headed for liquidation

Aug 4th 2018, 8:00 AM 31,367 Views 24 Comments

Creditors have moved to wind up the An Post challenger after a tumultuous 12 months for the firm.

# an-garda-siochana - Sunday 29 July, 2018

'A huge own goal': Why rank-and-file gardaí are refusing to sign the code of ethics
# Training
# Training

'A huge own goal': Why rank-and-file gardaí are refusing to sign the code of ethics

Jul 29th 2018, 7:30 AM 31,576 Views 36 Comments

The GRA said the organisation is not delivering on its commitment to vital training for members.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 27 July, 2018

'Naked, wanton vandalism': Boardwalk near Battle of the Boyne site damaged in suspected arson attack
# Meath
# Meath

'Naked, wanton vandalism': Boardwalk near Battle of the Boyne site damaged in suspected arson attack

Jul 27th 2018, 1:04 PM 30,564 Views 46 Comments

Around 400m of the boardwalk was destroyed in a fire last night.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Man (78) dies from injuries sustained in crash outside Dublin church where funeral was taking place
# Clondalkin
# Clondalkin

Man (78) dies from injuries sustained in crash outside Dublin church where funeral was taking place

Jul 26th 2018, 12:21 PM 19,302 Views 3 Comments

Several people were injured during the incident outside the Immaculate Conception Church last month.

# an-garda-siochana - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

'Abandoned to the scrap heap': Gardaí describe management attitude to their mental health issues
# Trauma
# Trauma

'Abandoned to the scrap heap': Gardaí describe management attitude to their mental health issues

Jul 25th 2018, 7:29 PM 17,312 Views 42 Comments

More than one in six rank-and-file members of An Garda Síochána may have PTSD.

Gardaí to spend up to €2.5 million for the supply of over 3 million bullets
# Out To Tender
# Out To Tender

Gardaí to spend up to €2.5 million for the supply of over 3 million bullets

Jul 25th 2018, 12:05 AM 36,963 Views 70 Comments

The matter has been put out to tender for the quantity of ammunition to be supplied over a three year period.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 6 July, 2018

Three-quarters of people still think national crime is a serious problem
# Garda Survey
# Garda Survey

Three-quarters of people still think national crime is a serious problem

Jul 6th 2018, 3:22 PM 8,557 Views 38 Comments

That’s according to the Garda Public Attitudes Survey for Q1 2018.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 15 June, 2018

Gardaí hail success of international policing operations after man found guilty in Hutch murder in Spain
# James Quinn
# James Quinn

Gardaí hail success of international policing operations after man found guilty in Hutch murder in Spain

Jun 15th 2018, 7:49 PM 15,456 Views 9 Comments

Assistant Commissioner John O’Driscoll said today there will soon be ‘significant additional success’.

# an-garda-siochana - Sunday 10 June, 2018

New recruitment drive focuses on diversity as garda body warns of 'ticking timebomb'
# Integration
# Integration

New recruitment drive focuses on diversity as garda body warns of 'ticking timebomb'

Jun 10th 2018, 10:00 PM 27,476 Views 146 Comments

The GRA said a lack of racial diversity in particular may mean “an explosion in our communities”.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 24 May, 2018

'Inexperienced and untrained gardaí' investigating allegations of child sex abuse
# Child Protection
# Child Protection

'Inexperienced and untrained gardaí' investigating allegations of child sex abuse

May 24th 2018, 4:20 PM 12,774 Views 21 Comments

Special Rapporteur for Children Dr Geoffrey Shannon said there has been no significant follow-up from garda management after it asked him last year to help with training.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Want to become a garda? A new recruitment drive has been launched
# Job Fairy
# Job Fairy

Want to become a garda? A new recruitment drive has been launched

May 17th 2018, 12:01 AM 30,139 Views 39 Comments

Charlie Flanagan has encouraged people from minority communities to apply.

# an-garda-siochana - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Trainee garda faces deportation after investigation exposes his sham marriage
# Templemore
# Templemore

Trainee garda faces deportation after investigation exposes his sham marriage

Apr 24th 2018, 10:30 AM 99,290 Views 120 Comments

The man is understood to have married an Eastern European woman.

# an-garda-siochana - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Policing Authority denies it 'told tales' on garda civilian staff who raised concerns
# Homicide Figures
# Homicide Figures

Policing Authority denies it 'told tales' on garda civilian staff who raised concerns

Mar 21st 2018, 1:51 PM 11,539 Views 8 Comments

The analysts said they were pressured to sign off on inaccurate data.

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

36 people arrested after searches in Kilkenny and Carlow
# Operation Thor
# Operation Thor

36 people arrested after searches in Kilkenny and Carlow

Mar 14th 2018, 10:14 PM 43,172 Views 0 Comments

21 people have been charged with offences such as theft, assault and fraud.

# an-garda-siochana - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

There are 38 garda stations in Munster that can't access the Pulse system
# ACCESS DENIED
# ACCESS DENIED

There are 38 garda stations in Munster that can't access the Pulse system

Feb 27th 2018, 9:32 AM 13,658 Views 44 Comments

The system is used widely by the force but 77 stations can’t access it.

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

Hundreds of gardaí turn out to form guard of honour at Superintendent Colm Fox's funeral
# Tributes
# Tributes

Hundreds of gardaí turn out to form guard of honour at Superintendent Colm Fox's funeral

Feb 14th 2018, 4:05 PM 44,885 Views 0 Comments

Superintendent Fox was found dead on Saturday evening in his office at Ballymun Garda Station.

# an-garda-siochana - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

GSOC launches legal bid to get transcripts related to Tony Golden killer
# Adrian Crevan Mackin
# Adrian Crevan Mackin

GSOC launches legal bid to get transcripts related to Tony Golden killer

Feb 7th 2018, 6:00 AM 10,478 Views 0 Comments

Adrian Crevan Mackin killed Garda Tony Golden in October 2015.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 2 February, 2018

Justice Minister is 'extremely concerned' at reports that homicides weren't properly investigated
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Justice Minister is 'extremely concerned' at reports that homicides weren't properly investigated

Feb 2nd 2018, 6:29 PM 16,149 Views 40 Comments

The gardaí said that they have evidence to back up their claims.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Policing Authority 'frustrated' with delay in garda review of unrecorded homicides
# Homicide Figures
# Homicide Figures

Policing Authority 'frustrated' with delay in garda review of unrecorded homicides

Feb 1st 2018, 3:23 PM 7,240 Views 16 Comments

A review was due to be published last June.

# an-garda-siochana - Monday 22 January, 2018

'Mistrust', 'frustration': Dubliners have their say on the future of policing in Ireland
# Change
# Change

'Mistrust', 'frustration': Dubliners have their say on the future of policing in Ireland

Jan 22nd 2018, 10:16 PM 17,950 Views 78 Comments

The chair of the Commission on the Future of Policing in Ireland said she and her colleagues had heard some heart wrenching stories from members of the public.

The gardaí will soon be driving electric BMWs (well, some of them anyway)
# Motor Magazine
# Motor Magazine

The gardaí will soon be driving electric BMWs (well, some of them anyway)

Jan 22nd 2018, 3:10 PM 2,722 Views 4 Comments

Don’t get charged by the Garda in their new electric car.

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

Senior gardaí to stop reform work as they're paid €6k less than their subordinates

Senior gardaí to stop reform work as they're paid €6k less than their subordinates

Jan 9th 2018, 3:18 PM 19,585 Views 38 Comments

Superintendents claim they had been assured equity, but the government later “reneged” on that agreement.