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Sunday 10 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Garda budget

This year
Justice Minister announces €10m in emergency fund to pay for garda overtime in Dublin
Justice Minister Helen McEntee says she has ‘absolute confidence’ in Garda Commissioner Drew Harris.
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Over 600 new garda recruits and 500 new garda staff promised in Budget 2021
The garda’s IT system is also due an upgrade.
Garda Commissioner has earmarked a €23 million reduction in Dublin policing
Drew Harris is looking to reduce the overspend in the Dublin region.
"Every effort is being made" to keep garda budget under control
Reports this morning suggest that a supplementary budget will be sought due to a €70m shortfall.
Taoiseach confirms: GardaGate inquiry will cost at least €2 million
The Commission headed up by Justice Nial Fennelly is due to report by 31 December this year.
Shatter needs extra €32 million for gardaí and Magdalene payments
The Justice Minister also said today that An Garda Siochána’s new recruitment campaign will begin next month.