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# blue-flu - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Italy scrum-half Stephen Varney positive for Covid-19 ahead of Ireland fixture
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# Blue Flu

Italy scrum-half Stephen Varney positive for Covid-19 ahead of Ireland fixture

Oct 13th 2020, 2:49 PM 8,496 Views 5 Comments

The sides meet in their refixed Six Nations game next week.

# blue-flu - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

Report on how an IRA armed robbery went drastically wrong set to criticise gardaí
# 20 Years On
# 20 Years On

Report on how an IRA armed robbery went drastically wrong set to criticise gardaí

Dec 19th 2018, 6:20 AM 29,668 Views 48 Comments

Ronan MacLochlainn was shot dead by gardaí during an attempted armed robbery of a Securicor van in Ashford in 1998.

# blue-flu - Sunday 16 October, 2016

Garda strikes will "change their relationship with the public forever" warns Leo Varadkar
# Blue Flu
# Blue Flu

Garda strikes will "change their relationship with the public forever" warns Leo Varadkar

Oct 16th 2016, 1:29 PM 17,961 Views 122 Comments

Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar said this morning that ‘it’s not in the gardaí’s interest’ to strike.

# blue-flu - Saturday 1 October, 2016

Varadkar defends no pay increases for gardaí - saying "it would be unfair"
# Public Sector Pay
# Public Sector Pay

Varadkar defends no pay increases for gardaí - saying "it would be unfair"

Oct 1st 2016, 4:59 PM 23,288 Views 144 Comments

Meanwhile AGSI president Antoinette Cunningham said that if the strike does happen: “Please ring the government and tell them that it’s their fault”.

# blue-flu - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Will gardaí soon be able to strike?
# Blue Flu
# Blue Flu

Will gardaí soon be able to strike?

Feb 11th 2015, 9:03 PM 17,175 Views 73 Comments

Ireland is in breach of European rules by not allowing the force to engage in industrial action.

# blue-flu - Sunday 24 February, 2013

Column: Croke Park talks show there is no ease up on austerity
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Croke Park talks show there is no ease up on austerity

Feb 24th 2013, 8:15 AM 14 Views 110 Comments

Trumpeting their success with the promissory note last week, up against the unions this week. We are not out of the woods yet, not by a long shot, writes Kieran Allen.

# blue-flu - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

Gardaí bring bank statements to Commissioner meeting to highlight cuts
# Cuts
# Cuts

Gardaí bring bank statements to Commissioner meeting to highlight cuts

Feb 20th 2013, 7:13 PM 9,842 Views 120 Comments

Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan said after the meeting he hopes nothing will be said or done to interfere with the public’s support.

# blue-flu - Saturday 16 February, 2013

Top readers' comments of the week
# You Told Us
# You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Feb 16th 2013, 11:00 AM 9,146 Views 29 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the best, the most popular and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?

Column: Industrial action by gardaí is unacceptable  - and here's why
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Industrial action by gardaí is unacceptable - and here's why

Feb 16th 2013, 7:45 AM 36 Views 141 Comments

Cuts to garda pay and conditions are shameful and short-sighted – but officers have a civic duty that overrides any option of industrial action, writes Aaron McKenna.

# blue-flu - Thursday 14 February, 2013

Garda body passes motion of no confidence in Shatter
# No Confidence
# No Confidence

Garda body passes motion of no confidence in Shatter

Feb 14th 2013, 7:32 PM 18,163 Views 190 Comments

Martin Callinan has arranged to meet with the Garda Representative Association as it calls for solidarity against pay cuts.

# blue-flu - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

GRA national executive meeting to 'consider all options' following votes for industrial action
# Garda Cuts
# Garda Cuts

GRA national executive meeting to 'consider all options' following votes for industrial action

Feb 13th 2013, 11:26 AM 9,655 Views 94 Comments

The GRA said concerns raised in recent meetings of garda divisions across the country will be brought before the national executive.

# blue-flu - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

More gardaí vote in favour of industrial action, no confidence in Shatter
# Garda Cuts
# Garda Cuts

More gardaí vote in favour of industrial action, no confidence in Shatter

Feb 12th 2013, 8:52 AM 7,639 Views 73 Comments

Meetings of the Garda Representative Association in parts of Dublin, Kerry, Cork and Tipperary took place last night.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Feb 12th 2013, 8:46 AM 10,550 Views 13 Comments

Good morning. Here are nine things to know before you start your day.

# blue-flu - Saturday 9 February, 2013

Gardaí across the country voting in favour of industrial action
# Blue Flu
# Blue Flu

Gardaí across the country voting in favour of industrial action

Feb 9th 2013, 4:24 PM 16,996 Views 232 Comments

Following a meeting in Cork City earlier this week, gardaí in other divisions have been voting on a potential ‘blue flu’ as well as motions of no confidence in Minister Shatter and Commissioner Callinan.

# blue-flu - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

The 5 at 5: Wednesday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Feb 6th 2013, 4:52 PM 7,723 Views 0 Comments

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

Gardaí in Cork City may opt for 'blue flu'
# Blue Flu
# Blue Flu

Gardaí in Cork City may opt for 'blue flu'

Feb 6th 2013, 7:33 AM 12,175 Views 153 Comments

Last night gardaí in Cork City voted unanimously to pass a motion calling for industrial action over proposed cuts to pay and allowances.

# blue-flu - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

Cork City gardai vote in favour of industrial action
# Blue Flu
# Blue Flu

Cork City gardai vote in favour of industrial action

Feb 5th 2013, 11:55 PM 23,671 Views 226 Comments

Motion for action over proposed pay cuts passed unanimously at Cork City Garda division meeting this evening.