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#Garda cuts

# garda-cuts - Sunday 26 April, 2015

Do you know how many gardaí work at your local station?
# Crime
# Crime

Do you know how many gardaí work at your local station?

Apr 26th 2015, 8:07 PM 60,069 Views 137 Comments

Time to find out…

# garda-cuts - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

Shatter tells garda superintendents he's 'sorry they felt excluded' from Croke Park talks
# Croke Park 2
# Croke Park 2

Shatter tells garda superintendents he's 'sorry they felt excluded' from Croke Park talks

Apr 17th 2013, 6:46 PM 12,054 Views 63 Comments

The Justice Minister also said that recruitment would now have to be delayed because there must be funds to pay for them.

# garda-cuts - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

Garda Commissioner says 'more needs to be done with fewer resources'
# Garda Cuts
# Garda Cuts

Garda Commissioner says 'more needs to be done with fewer resources'

Mar 26th 2013, 7:22 PM 9,408 Views 102 Comments

Speaking at the AGSI’s annual conference, Martin Callinan said that gardaí are “not immune” from the cuts to public expenditure.

# garda-cuts - Monday 25 March, 2013

Silence greets Shatter as he tells gardaí that protests do disservice to force
# Garda Cuts
# Garda Cuts

Silence greets Shatter as he tells gardaí that protests do disservice to force

Mar 25th 2013, 9:48 PM 16,920 Views 117 Comments

Alan Shatter delivered a speech to the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors in Sligo tonight with delegates giving him a frosty reception.

Shatter to address garda conference amid concern over pay cuts
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Shatter to address garda conference amid concern over pay cuts

Mar 25th 2013, 6:45 AM 6,549 Views 42 Comments

The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors gathers for its annual conference in Sligo today with Justice Minister Alan Shatter due to address delegates this evening.

# garda-cuts - Saturday 23 March, 2013

Gardaí feel like 'sitting ducks' after decision to withdraw Uzi submachine guns
# Armed
# Armed

Gardaí feel like 'sitting ducks' after decision to withdraw Uzi submachine guns

Mar 23rd 2013, 7:00 AM 30,364 Views 263 Comments

Revolvers carried by detectives were replaced with semi-automatic handguns to “meet the policing needs” but gardaí say this is not enough.

# garda-cuts - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added baby-vomiting frogs
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added baby-vomiting frogs

Mar 20th 2013, 7:50 PM 7,786 Views 2 Comments

The things we learned, loved and shared today…

# garda-cuts - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Gardaí to show leniency at checkpoints under new work-to-rule measures
# Garda Cuts
# Garda Cuts

Gardaí to show leniency at checkpoints under new work-to-rule measures

Mar 6th 2013, 10:29 AM 17,576 Views 139 Comments

The new measures will also see gardaí refusing to volunteer for overtime on St Patrick’s Day.

# garda-cuts - 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 28,635 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.

Varadkar: No special pay deals for unions who walked out of talks
# Croke Park 2
# Croke Park 2

Varadkar: No special pay deals for unions who walked out of talks

Mar 3rd 2013, 2:05 PM 10,022 Views 73 Comments

The transport minister says unions who left the Croke Park 2 talks left members “high and dry” and cannot get concessions.

# garda-cuts - Saturday 2 March, 2013

The Evening Fix...now with added strangely attractive snails
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix...now with added strangely attractive snails

Mar 2nd 2013, 7:50 PM 8,558 Views 3 Comments

Here are all the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Gardaí to roll out 'second menu of options' after GRA meeting next week
# Garda Cuts
# Garda Cuts

Gardaí to roll out 'second menu of options' after GRA meeting next week

Mar 2nd 2013, 2:15 PM 11,388 Views 83 Comments

The new set of options could see gardaí refuse to work overtime without a written request from the officer in charge.

# garda-cuts - Friday 22 February, 2013

GRA protest at pay talks 'a bad day' for Garda reputation: Shatter
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

GRA protest at pay talks 'a bad day' for Garda reputation: Shatter

Feb 22nd 2013, 5:04 PM 12,174 Views 170 Comments

The Minister for Justice criticises the attitude of Garda bodies for refusing to participate in the public pay talks.

UPDATE: Sergeants and inspectors join garda action in protest over pay cuts
# Garda Cuts
# Garda Cuts

UPDATE: Sergeants and inspectors join garda action in protest over pay cuts

Feb 22nd 2013, 10:51 AM 8,997 Views 117 Comments

The protest will see gardaí withdrawing all voluntary tasks and sticking following health and safety procedures.

# garda-cuts - Thursday 21 February, 2013

GRA hold protest outside Croke Park talks
# Croke Park Agreement
# Croke Park Agreement

GRA hold protest outside Croke Park talks

Feb 21st 2013, 12:22 PM 8,494 Views 90 Comments

Gardaí are due to start enforcing a number of measures tomorrow in protest at the cuts which will see them refuse to use personal equipment and strictly follow safety procedures.

# garda-cuts - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

Garda Commissioner to meet with GRA over cuts
# Garda Cuts
# Garda Cuts

Garda Commissioner to meet with GRA over cuts

Feb 20th 2013, 6:30 AM 3,804 Views 39 Comments

The committee will meet with Callinan at Garda Headquarters in Dublin this morning at 11am.

# garda-cuts - Saturday 16 February, 2013

Garda Commissioner sets date for meeting with garda body
# Garda Cuts
# Garda Cuts

Garda Commissioner sets date for meeting with garda body

Feb 16th 2013, 9:55 AM 11,403 Views 70 Comments

Earlier this week the GRA called for a meeting with Callinan, saying it is convinced he is unaware of the impact of proposed pay cuts.

# garda-cuts - Friday 15 February, 2013

Garda Commissioner to meet GRA as plans for industrial action get underway
# Garda Cuts
# Garda Cuts

Garda Commissioner to meet GRA as plans for industrial action get underway

Feb 15th 2013, 8:27 AM 11,352 Views 121 Comments

The GRA said plans are in place for members to “turn off the goodwill tap” from 22 February if the government refuses to budge on pay cut proposals.

# garda-cuts - 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 18,174 Views 190 Comments

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

# garda-cuts - 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 9,659 Views 94 Comments

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

# garda-cuts - 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 7,643 Views 73 Comments

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

# garda-cuts - 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 17,002 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.

# garda-cuts - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

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 12,184 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.

# garda-cuts - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

Labour senator stands over claim that Shatter made joke about garda cuts
# Garda Cuts
# Garda Cuts

Labour senator stands over claim that Shatter made joke about garda cuts

Feb 5th 2013, 11:58 AM 12,674 Views 89 Comments

Alan Shatter strongly denies that he made a joke in relation to garda station closures as has been alleged by the Labour Senator John Whelan.

# garda-cuts - Thursday 31 January, 2013

# garda-cuts - Monday 28 January, 2013

Dáil to debate garda station closures as ex-commissioner criticises cuts
# An Garda Síochána
# An Garda Síochána

Dáil to debate garda station closures as ex-commissioner criticises cuts

Jan 28th 2013, 10:39 AM 7,259 Views 58 Comments

Former garda assistant commissioner Martin Donnellan questioned the cuts to garda resources as the issue will be debated in the Dáil this week.

# garda-cuts - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

100 garda stations to close and 28 districts to amalgamate
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

100 garda stations to close and 28 districts to amalgamate

Dec 5th 2012, 6:00 PM 15,349 Views 78 Comments

Apart from the closure of 98 part-time garda stations, two large stations in Stepaside and Kill O’ the Grange, Dublin will also close.

# garda-cuts - Thursday 12 July, 2012

TD says retired gardai could free up staff for frontline
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

TD says retired gardai could free up staff for frontline

Jul 12th 2012, 6:15 AM 5,284 Views 24 Comments

Some 340 Gardaí are engaged exclusively in administrative duties according to Fine Gael TD Patrick O’Donovan.

# garda-cuts - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

Taoiseach to consult with Shatter after woman drove garda to crime scene
# Garda Cuts
# Garda Cuts

Taoiseach to consult with Shatter after woman drove garda to crime scene

Jul 4th 2012, 11:43 AM 16,462 Views 77 Comments

A woman in Donegal whose house was burgled had to collect a member of the gardaí and bring him to the crime scene last week, it has emerged.