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#commissioner

# commissioner - Tuesday 15 February, 2022

'A great honour': Drew Harris granted extension to remain Garda Commissioner until 2025
# Commissioner
# Commissioner

'A great honour': Drew Harris granted extension to remain Garda Commissioner until 2025

Updated Feb 15th 2022, 5:06 PM 39,308 Views 104 Comments

Cabinet granted the two year extension at a meeting this morning.

# commissioner - Wednesday 20 October, 2021

Government rolls back on plan to set up statutory office for Just Transition Commissioner
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Government rolls back on plan to set up statutory office for Just Transition Commissioner

Oct 20th 2021, 12:43 PM 8,827 Views 9 Comments

The plan to set up this commission was included in the Programme for Government.

# commissioner - Friday 22 January, 2021

NFL inviting 7,500 'heroes' to Super Bowl
# Classy Gesture
From The42
# Classy Gesture

NFL inviting 7,500 'heroes' to Super Bowl

Jan 22nd 2021, 6:48 PM 5,472 Views 0 Comments

Commissioner Roger Goodell said the workers — mostly from hospitals and health care centres in Tampa and Florida — were being recognised for their service during the pandemic.

# commissioner - Thursday 7 May, 2020

UK is showing 'no real sign' they want Brexit trade talks to succeed, says Phil Hogan
# EU Trade Commissioner
# EU Trade Commissioner

UK is showing 'no real sign' they want Brexit trade talks to succeed, says Phil Hogan

May 7th 2020, 3:32 PM 16,993 Views 58 Comments

“I hope I am wrong, but I don’t think so,” the EU trade commissioner said.

# commissioner - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Garda statement on Drew Harris vehicle controversy: 'There was no security incident'
# Garda Hq
# Garda Hq

Garda statement on Drew Harris vehicle controversy: 'There was no security incident'

Apr 9th 2019, 4:03 PM 30,658 Views 85 Comments

“A newly installed bollard malfunctioned,” a statement from the force said.

# commissioner - Sunday 9 September, 2018

'I am Irish': New Garda Commissioner says he'll lead by example to restore public's trust in the force
# Drew Harris
# Drew Harris

'I am Irish': New Garda Commissioner says he'll lead by example to restore public's trust in the force

Sep 9th 2018, 11:19 AM 41,993 Views 95 Comments

Drew Harris was speaking with Miriam O’Callaghan on RtÉ Radio One.

# commissioner - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

Judge to decide tomorrow if challenge to new Garda Commissioner's appointment will go ahead
# Drew Harris
# Drew Harris

Judge to decide tomorrow if challenge to new Garda Commissioner's appointment will go ahead

Aug 21st 2018, 6:14 PM 8,916 Views 0 Comments

The State, represented by Remy Farrell SC, has opposed the application, and argues MacAirt’s action is “unstateable and novel” and should be dismissed.

# commissioner - Friday 9 March, 2018

€250k a year and policing experience 'not essential': Search for new Garda Commissioner begins
# Job Fairy
# Job Fairy

€250k a year and policing experience 'not essential': Search for new Garda Commissioner begins

Mar 9th 2018, 9:30 AM 25,045 Views 63 Comments

Salary can be as high as €250k a year and you get 30 holiday days.

# commissioner - Thursday 23 November, 2017

Commissioner confirms no gardaí will be disciplined over breath test scandal
# Breath Tests
# Breath Tests

Commissioner confirms no gardaí will be disciplined over breath test scandal

Nov 23rd 2017, 6:01 PM 28,592 Views 129 Comments

O Cualáin said reviewing all 505,730 calls made by gardaí to log breath test data would take a number of years.

# commissioner - Sunday 12 November, 2017

Some western counties have nearly twice as many gardaí on the streets as those in Leinster - but why?
# Blue Lines
# Blue Lines

Some western counties have nearly twice as many gardaí on the streets as those in Leinster - but why?

Nov 12th 2017, 4:00 PM 24,921 Views 46 Comments

The spread of gardaí around the country displays a clear imbalance according to new figures.

# commissioner - Friday 7 July, 2017

Gardaí begin 'lessons-learnt' review of Jobstown protest investigation
# Fallout
# Fallout

Gardaí begin 'lessons-learnt' review of Jobstown protest investigation

Jul 7th 2017, 9:16 AM 9,604 Views 57 Comments

The review will look at key learning points, practices which require improvement, and any other issues of note.

# commissioner - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Gardaí have filled just a fraction of counter-terrorism roles they promised at the start of the year
# Terror Resources
# Terror Resources

Gardaí have filled just a fraction of counter-terrorism roles they promised at the start of the year

Jun 17th 2017, 7:30 AM 8,824 Views 30 Comments

The Commissioner has claimed that enough resources are in place to deal with a terror attack.

# commissioner - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Senior gardaí claim armed units could respond to O'Connell Bridge terror attack within eight minutes
# Are We Ready?
# Are We Ready?

Senior gardaí claim armed units could respond to O'Connell Bridge terror attack within eight minutes

Jun 7th 2017, 1:49 PM 33,820 Views 153 Comments

The Commissioner today said the force is taking our national security very seriously.

# commissioner - Sunday 14 May, 2017

Fianna Fáil want the Commissioner to step down over garda scandals

Fianna Fáil want the Commissioner to step down over garda scandals

May 14th 2017, 2:05 PM 13,238 Views 49 Comments

Jim O’Callaghan has said he is also losing confidence in the Justice Minister.

# commissioner - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Judge dismisses Go Safe speeding cases, calling them a 'charade' and 'embarrassing'
# Courts
# Courts

Judge dismisses Go Safe speeding cases, calling them a 'charade' and 'embarrassing'

Apr 5th 2017, 6:15 AM 70,845 Views 52 Comments

“I am not going to waste the court’s time with these cases,” Judge Patrick Durcan said in Killaloe yesterday.

# commissioner - Friday 31 March, 2017

Questions, unanswered: Scandals are 'at best, incompetence and, at worst, deception'
# Scandal
# Scandal

Questions, unanswered: Scandals are 'at best, incompetence and, at worst, deception'

Mar 31st 2017, 7:53 AM 16,098 Views 51 Comments

Although many questions were asked, few were answered.

# commissioner - Monday 14 November, 2016

Garda reserve membership has fallen 13% in four months
# Depleted Reserves
# Depleted Reserves

Garda reserve membership has fallen 13% in four months

Nov 14th 2016, 7:57 PM 12,922 Views 34 Comments

Fianna Fáil has called on the Justice Minister to start recruiting more members onto the reserve force.

# commissioner - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

'I didn't promote my bridesmaid... I didn't have one': Nóirín O'Sullivan faces tough questions
# Gardai In Crisis
# Gardai In Crisis

'I didn't promote my bridesmaid... I didn't have one': Nóirín O'Sullivan faces tough questions

Oct 12th 2016, 12:00 PM 48,100 Views 83 Comments

Mick Wallace and Clare Daly were frustrated by the Commissioner’s last of clarity in some of her answers.

# commissioner - Monday 30 May, 2016

Most Irish people would support emergency internment for gangland suspects to combat gun violence
# Gangland
# Gangland

Most Irish people would support emergency internment for gangland suspects to combat gun violence

May 30th 2016, 11:35 PM 14,442 Views 101 Comments

The findings result from a new poll conducted for TheJournal.ie by Claire Byrne Live and Amárach Research.

# commissioner - Friday 6 March, 2015

Phil Hogan got 500 texts in one day about animal cruelty
# Live Exports
# Live Exports

Phil Hogan got 500 texts in one day about animal cruelty

Mar 6th 2015, 9:28 PM 14,248 Views 84 Comments

When asked about live exports this week, Hogan said he was in favour of them and would make no apologies about it.

# commissioner - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Being a woman makes no difference whatsoever --- Commissioner
# New Boss
# New Boss

Being a woman makes no difference whatsoever --- Commissioner

Nov 25th 2014, 10:51 PM 22,952 Views 67 Comments

“It’s very important that we don’t stereotype each other by gender or anything else. It’s down to human interaction…”

Profile: Who is the new Commissioner of An Garda Síochána?
# Top Job
# Top Job

Profile: Who is the new Commissioner of An Garda Síochána?

Nov 25th 2014, 2:53 PM 66,946 Views 91 Comments

Meet Nóirín O’Sullivan, the first female head of An Garda Síochána.

# commissioner - Saturday 22 November, 2014

Phil Hogan is settling into his role in Europe - and he wants to look after farmers
# Big Philly Style
# Big Philly Style

Phil Hogan is settling into his role in Europe - and he wants to look after farmers

Nov 22nd 2014, 7:00 AM 6,820 Views 42 Comments

Not just Irish farmers.

# commissioner - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Crime statistics 'not an exact science'
# Massaging
# Massaging

Crime statistics 'not an exact science'

Nov 11th 2014, 8:32 PM 5,360 Views 24 Comments

This comes alongside the publication today of the Garda Inspectorate report.

# commissioner - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Confirmed: Big Phil Hogan is now officially the EU Agriculture Commissioner
# In The Door
# In The Door

Confirmed: Big Phil Hogan is now officially the EU Agriculture Commissioner

Oct 22nd 2014, 2:52 PM 6,137 Views 73 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Matt Carthy said he intends to hold the commissioner accountable at all times.

# commissioner - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Big Phil's finally been named in the Agriculture job (and farmers are delighted)
# Hogan Knows Best
# Hogan Knows Best

Big Phil's finally been named in the Agriculture job (and farmers are delighted)

Sep 10th 2014, 11:19 PM 18,363 Views 148 Comments

He’ll face a grilling from ‘Ming’ and Sinn Féin before the role is secure, but the Kilkenny politician’s widely expected to be confirmed as planned next month…

My "track record of delivering" won me EU role, says Hogan
# The Commish
# The Commish

My "track record of delivering" won me EU role, says Hogan

Sep 10th 2014, 12:20 PM 8,578 Views 104 Comments

Phil Hogan’s been named as Agriculture Commisioner. His record of “being able to deliver in difficult circumstances” swung the job for him, he says.

# commissioner - Thursday 24 July, 2014

These are the temporary, Tetris-like moves being made so the Gardaí can fill 28 senior roles...
# Acting Up
# Acting Up

These are the temporary, Tetris-like moves being made so the Gardaí can fill 28 senior roles...

Jul 24th 2014, 6:15 AM 11,027 Views 12 Comments

The force needs to hire 28 superintendents and chief superintendents. Here’s how the Government’s planning to make it happen.

# commissioner - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Commissioner: Gardaí seeing a "rush to violence" across society
# Homicide Spike
# Homicide Spike

Commissioner: Gardaí seeing a "rush to violence" across society

Jul 10th 2014, 1:33 PM 9,630 Views 37 Comments

Noirín O’Sullivan says the spike in homicides in the past year is not attributable to organised crime, but to domestic and other issues.

# commissioner - Monday 30 June, 2014

We asked these two ministers who they'd like Ireland's next European Commissioner to be*
# Not Saying
# Not Saying

We asked these two ministers who they'd like Ireland's next European Commissioner to be*

Jun 30th 2014, 3:15 PM 8,028 Views 25 Comments

* But neither of them wanted to answer the question.

# commissioner - Friday 4 April, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Friday
# Friday
# Friday

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Apr 4th 2014, 11:09 PM 16,821 Views 6 Comments

Everyone’s been talking about revelations at the Ian Bailey case, what the new Commissioner had to say… and Brucie quitting.

# commissioner - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

GSOC: Report about gardaí illegally recording calls not sent to Shatter - but did go to Commissioner
# Gardagate
# Gardagate

GSOC: Report about gardaí illegally recording calls not sent to Shatter - but did go to Commissioner

Mar 26th 2014, 8:29 AM 6,514 Views 45 Comments

A report outlining concerns about the recording of incoming and outgoing calls at a garda station in Waterford published last year was not sent to the Department of Justice.

# commissioner - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

IN FULL: Martin Callinan's statement on his 'decision to retire'
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

IN FULL: Martin Callinan's statement on his 'decision to retire'

Mar 25th 2014, 12:23 PM 14,187 Views 63 Comments

“In the best interests of An Garda Síochána and my family, I have decided to retire.”

# commissioner - Sunday 23 March, 2014

Minister: Garda whistleblowers should have their reputations reinstated
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

Minister: Garda whistleblowers should have their reputations reinstated

Mar 23rd 2014, 3:39 PM 13,922 Views 57 Comments

Fergus O’Dowd said he stood over his comments that “the whistleblowers did a fantastic job”.

# commissioner - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Whistleblower was subjected to 'bullying and intimidation'
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Whistleblower was subjected to 'bullying and intimidation'

Feb 25th 2014, 8:17 AM 7,629 Views 37 Comments

Mick Wallace TD has said an independent inquiry is needed into at least three issues concerning An Garda Síochána.

# commissioner - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

Gardaí examine practices after complaint about use of Irish language
# As Gaeilge
# As Gaeilge

Gardaí examine practices after complaint about use of Irish language

Mar 13th 2013, 12:19 PM 13,695 Views 102 Comments

An absence of staff with competence in both official languages of the State is one of the main factors restricting state bodies in their delivery of services to the public in Irish, according to a report.

# commissioner - Sunday 3 March, 2013

'I have given as much as I can' - garda speaks out against pay cuts
# Garda Cuts
# Garda Cuts

'I have given as much as I can' - garda speaks out against pay cuts

Mar 3rd 2013, 2:40 PM 28,687 Views 116 Comments

The garda source said many colleagues have difficulties with the potential impact of industrial action but they feel they are backed into a corner.

# commissioner - 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 9,905 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.

# commissioner - Friday 8 February, 2013

Europe's human rights chief says Magdalenes deserve State apology
# Magdalenes
# Magdalenes

Europe's human rights chief says Magdalenes deserve State apology

Feb 8th 2013, 5:52 PM 3,279 Views 22 Comments

The call by the Council of Europe’s Commissioner for Human Rights puts further pressure on Enda Kenny.

# commissioner - Thursday 24 January, 2013

New York police try out high-tech tool to detect hidden guns
# X-ray Vision
# X-ray Vision

New York police try out high-tech tool to detect hidden guns

Jan 24th 2013, 5:44 PM 11,085 Views 27 Comments

The device can detect hidden metal from a distance and will allow police officers to scan people who may be concealing a gun.

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