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Tuesday 3 October 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Background Checks

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Sinn Féin is against politicians being garda vetted
Dublin city councillors are due to debate a motion calling for them and other elected politicians to be garda vetted.
Garda vetting of 36,000 teachers will wait until after new laws are brought in
The minister also wants fitness to teach hearings to be held in public.
Garda vetting times have improved by over 50%
Nearly 160,000 people have applied so far this year.