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# gra - Friday 22 February, 2013

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 9,005 Views 117 Comments

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

# gra - 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 8,498 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.

# gra - 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 9,900 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.

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 3,808 Views 39 Comments

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

# gra - Sunday 17 February, 2013

Emergency workers set for national rally on pay cuts
# Pay Cuts
# Pay Cuts

Emergency workers set for national rally on pay cuts

Feb 17th 2013, 3:27 PM 29,874 Views 115 Comments

The 24/7 Frontline Alliance represents gardaí, healthcare workers, prison officers, firefighters and paramedics.

# gra - 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 11,411 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.

Poll: Do you think the government will be successful in this round of Croke Park talks?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think the government will be successful in this round of Croke Park talks?

Feb 16th 2013, 9:45 AM 12,226 Views 116 Comments

Most unions are returning to talks today but will the government be able to reach a deal to save €170 million through pay cuts?

# gra - 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 11,354 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.

# gra - 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 18,194 Views 190 Comments

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

# gra - 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 9,669 Views 94 Comments

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

Dublin gardaí plan work-to-rule for next week
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

Dublin gardaí plan work-to-rule for next week

Feb 13th 2013, 6:28 AM 13,970 Views 95 Comments

The rank-and-file gardaí also agreed not to work in prisons if prison officers go on strike.

# gra - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

Poll: Would you support a garda 'blue flu'?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you support a garda 'blue flu'?

Feb 12th 2013, 9:53 AM 21,590 Views 294 Comments

More Gardaí have voted in favour of industrial action as they face pay reforms.

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 7,649 Views 73 Comments

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

# gra - 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 17,006 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.

# gra - 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 12,196 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.

# gra - 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 23,690 Views 226 Comments

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

# gra - Friday 1 February, 2013

# gra - Saturday 26 January, 2013

'This dreadful news is what every police family fears' - tributes paid to murdered Garda
# RIP
# RIP

'This dreadful news is what every police family fears' - tributes paid to murdered Garda

Jan 26th 2013, 2:27 AM 24,756 Views 111 Comments

Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe was shot dead while on duty in Dundalk last night.

# gra - Friday 25 January, 2013

Shatter disappointed with Garda sergeants’ withdrawal from pay talks
# Croke Park
# Croke Park

Shatter disappointed with Garda sergeants’ withdrawal from pay talks

Jan 25th 2013, 7:13 PM 7,815 Views 62 Comments

The Minister for Justice says only those who take part in talks on extending Croke Park can influence them.

Garda sergeants and inspectors withdrawing from Croke Park talks
# Agsi
# Agsi

Garda sergeants and inspectors withdrawing from Croke Park talks

Jan 25th 2013, 1:45 PM 9,301 Views 237 Comments

The AGSI said yesterday that it was dissatisfied with the proposed cuts to allowances put on the table during talks.

# gra - Thursday 24 January, 2013

Gardaí expected to withdraw from Croke Park talks
# Cuts
# Cuts

Gardaí expected to withdraw from Croke Park talks

Jan 24th 2013, 5:18 PM 21,356 Views 253 Comments

The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors said the cuts to allowances that were put on the table today are unacceptable.

# gra - Thursday 15 November, 2012

Payment of garda allowances and overtime delayed until new year
# Allowances
# Allowances

Payment of garda allowances and overtime delayed until new year

Nov 15th 2012, 12:08 PM 13,511 Views 121 Comments

The Garda Representative Association said a legacy has developed whereby the time discrepancy for payments can be as much as 56 days.

# gra - Thursday 9 August, 2012

# gra - Monday 2 July, 2012

Two assaults per day: attacks on Gardaí on the rise
# Justice
# Justice

Two assaults per day: attacks on Gardaí on the rise

Jul 2nd 2012, 12:34 PM 6,040 Views 90 Comments

The Garda Representative Association has called for the introduction of mandatory sentencing for such crimes.

# gra - Thursday 29 March, 2012

Shatter told to show he is “not soft on crime” following escape of garda killer
# Fighting Crime
# Fighting Crime

Shatter told to show he is “not soft on crime” following escape of garda killer

Mar 29th 2012, 12:31 PM 2,691 Views 26 Comments

The report on Martin McDermott’s escape “raises more questions than it answers,” according to the GRA.

# gra - Friday 16 March, 2012

GRA questions holding garda killer in low-security facility
# Escaped
# Escaped

GRA questions holding garda killer in low-security facility

Mar 16th 2012, 12:41 PM 3,144 Views 30 Comments

The Garda Representative Association has also called for tougher sentences for certain murders, such as the killing of gardaí.

Garda slashed by detainee on deportation flight
# Attack
# Attack

Garda slashed by detainee on deportation flight

Mar 16th 2012, 6:00 AM 11,331 Views 77 Comments

Representatives of rank-and-file gardaí have accused managers of “reckless endangerment”, saying there were not enough officers on the aircraft.

# gra - Thursday 15 December, 2011

Garda group raises ‘serious concerns’ over actions of Ombudsman
# Ombudsman
# Ombudsman

Garda group raises ‘serious concerns’ over actions of Ombudsman

Dec 15th 2011, 7:05 AM 3,742 Views 37 Comments

The Ombudsman’s office has rejected allegations that its staff acted inappropriately.

Interview: ‘Two gardaí assaulted each day: the uniform doesn’t protect us’
# Read Me
# Read Me

Interview: ‘Two gardaí assaulted each day: the uniform doesn’t protect us’

Dec 15th 2011, 7:00 AM 411 Views 79 Comments

GRA president Damien McCarthy paints a picture for TheJournal.ie of a force nearing breaking point – and raises “serious concerns” about the garda watchdog.

# gra - Thursday 1 December, 2011

Minister may order HSE to pay staff their expenses
# Expenses
# Expenses

Minister may order HSE to pay staff their expenses

Dec 1st 2011, 7:59 AM 1,964 Views 13 Comments

It emerged this week that the HSE was withholding travel costs from staff until next year.

# gra - Thursday 24 November, 2011

Garda services will be hit by cost of State visits, warns GRA
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Garda services will be hit by cost of State visits, warns GRA

Nov 24th 2011, 3:40 PM 2,669 Views 37 Comments

The government is “resisting paying” for the security operation around the visits earlier this year, the union has said.

# gra - Monday 4 July, 2011

Poll: Should the Garda Síochána be armed?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the Garda Síochána be armed?

Jul 4th 2011, 9:17 AM 16,384 Views 114 Comments

An incident in which a young Garda was splashed with boiling oil has highlighted the dangers faced by officers on duty – so should they be given guns to protect themselves?

# gra - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

Gardaí endured "unnecessary hardships" during Obama and Queen visits
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Gardaí endured "unnecessary hardships" during Obama and Queen visits

Jun 21st 2011, 3:54 PM 2,533 Views 41 Comments

The Garda representative body says some members were denied “basic human needs” and felt “undervalued”.

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