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# templemore - Last month November 2022

Men die in separate road incidents in Tipperary and Offaly
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Men die in separate road incidents in Tipperary and Offaly

Nov 21st 2022, 9:11 AM 19,406 Views 0 Comments

One man died in a suspected hit-and-run this morning and the other man died after his van entered a marina.

Templemore swimming pool to be re-opened to local groups following protests
# Going Swimmingly
# Going Swimmingly

Templemore swimming pool to be re-opened to local groups following protests

Nov 10th 2022, 12:47 PM 9,104 Views 12 Comments

The pool at the Garda training college was closed to the public several months ago.

Templemore locals protest outside Garda college calling for access to swimming pool
# Templemore
# Templemore

Templemore locals protest outside Garda college calling for access to swimming pool

Nov 5th 2022, 8:43 PM 22,939 Views 25 Comments

Locals have said they have been able to use the pool for decades.

Taoiseach hopes to find solution to 'very regrettable' closure of Garda college pool to public
# Templemore
# Templemore

Taoiseach hopes to find solution to 'very regrettable' closure of Garda college pool to public

Nov 4th 2022, 6:01 PM 22,261 Views 8 Comments

Locals have told The Journal that they are no longer permitted to use the swimming pool – those affected include a Special Olympics team.

'People are so upset': Protests at Garda college after locals locked out of pool after 40 years
# We Just Want To Swim
# We Just Want To Swim

'People are so upset': Protests at Garda college after locals locked out of pool after 40 years

Updated Nov 4th 2022, 1:05 PM 79,582 Views 39 Comments

Locals have told The Journal that they are no longer permitted to use the swimming pool – those affected include a Special Olympics team.

# templemore - This year 2022

National Security: 1,000 new gardaí, and defence funding to include money for primary air radar
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

National Security: 1,000 new gardaí, and defence funding to include money for primary air radar

Updated Sep 27th 2022, 6:10 PM 20,428 Views 39 Comments

Defence will increase to €1.174bn which is a €67m rise from the 2022 allocation.

# templemore - Last year 2021

An Garda Síochána pays Revenue €270,000 to settle VAT bill for Templemore restaurant and shop
# Tax
# Tax

An Garda Síochána pays Revenue €270,000 to settle VAT bill for Templemore restaurant and shop

Jun 10th 2021, 6:30 AM 29,253 Views 27 Comments

Confusion had arisen over how goods sold at the restaurant and shop in Templemore should be charged for VAT, according to the report.

# templemore - All time

'Your early deployment will make a real and positive impact': 319 gardaí sworn in to help respond to Covid-19 crisis
# New Recruits
# New Recruits

'Your early deployment will make a real and positive impact': 319 gardaí sworn in to help respond to Covid-19 crisis

Mar 20th 2020, 12:34 PM 19,445 Views 26 Comments

The trainees will bring the Garda’s numbers to its highest level of almost 15,000.

Garda recruit resigns as alleged drink driving incident probed in Templemore
# Investigation
# Investigation

Garda recruit resigns as alleged drink driving incident probed in Templemore

Sep 6th 2019, 4:48 PM 35,920 Views 0 Comments

The alleged drink-drive incident happened on Wednesday evening this week.

Probationary garda arrested after allegedly stealing from wallet handed into station
# Theft
# Theft

Probationary garda arrested after allegedly stealing from wallet handed into station

Aug 30th 2019, 5:12 PM 70,854 Views 48 Comments

The garda has been suspended from duty.

New Garda recruits set to be stationed in areas hardest hit by gang violence
# New Gardaí
# New Gardaí

New Garda recruits set to be stationed in areas hardest hit by gang violence

Jun 7th 2019, 5:34 PM 25,941 Views 48 Comments

A total of 55 Garda have been assigned to the Coolock and Blanchardstown areas.

Garda College spending €15k to train European cops how to speak English like a police officer
# Cooperation
# Cooperation

Garda College spending €15k to train European cops how to speak English like a police officer

Jan 19th 2019, 7:30 AM 23,124 Views 28 Comments

The three-week course will “provide an opportunity for gardaí to work with their European counterparts”.

Taoiseach tells new gardaí: 'Your loyalty is not to the person in the uniform. It is to the uniform and all that it stands for'
# Garda Reform
# Garda Reform

Taoiseach tells new gardaí: 'Your loyalty is not to the person in the uniform. It is to the uniform and all that it stands for'

Nov 30th 2018, 1:48 PM 30,695 Views 62 Comments

A change in the culture of gardaí in which ‘no-one ever hesitates in speaking truth to power’ is needed, according to Leo Varadkar.

Watchdog still in talks with gardaí over members' compliance with ethics laws
# Garda College
# Garda College

Watchdog still in talks with gardaí over members' compliance with ethics laws

Jul 28th 2018, 8:30 AM 9,370 Views 16 Comments

SIPO is to develop ‘standards of best practice’ for public bodies to ensure they communicate to employees about disclosing their interests.

Want to become a garda? A new recruitment drive has been launched
# Job Fairy
# Job Fairy

Want to become a garda? A new recruitment drive has been launched

May 17th 2018, 12:01 AM 30,151 Views 39 Comments

Charlie Flanagan has encouraged people from minority communities to apply.

Trainee garda faces deportation after investigation exposes his sham marriage
# Templemore
# Templemore

Trainee garda faces deportation after investigation exposes his sham marriage

Apr 24th 2018, 10:30 AM 99,304 Views 120 Comments

The man is understood to have married an Eastern European woman.

PAC 'not satisfied' Garda College still operating under multiple tax codes
# Training College
# Training College

PAC 'not satisfied' Garda College still operating under multiple tax codes

Mar 30th 2018, 6:45 AM 11,203 Views 23 Comments

In its latest report, the PAC state that last year the gardaí declared its intention to the committee to bring the organisation under one tax code by the end of March.

Top garda civil servant describes 'visible change' since Acting Commissioner took over
# Culture
# Culture

Top garda civil servant describes 'visible change' since Acting Commissioner took over

Nov 26th 2017, 8:04 PM 31,375 Views 33 Comments

John Barrett has previously voiced criticism of management in the organisation.

Author of damning report on gardaí's child protection record invited to train new recruits
# Geoffrey Shannon
# Geoffrey Shannon

Author of damning report on gardaí's child protection record invited to train new recruits

Sep 24th 2017, 12:05 AM 13,323 Views 19 Comments

Professor Geoffrey Shannon published a comprehensive audit of the gardaí’s child protection practices in May.

Resolution of garda issues hangs on solving tensions between senior managers
# Analysis
# Analysis

Resolution of garda issues hangs on solving tensions between senior managers

Jul 22nd 2017, 6:00 AM 6,896 Views 8 Comments

The first recommendation in the Public Accounts Committee’s report on Templemore focused on strained relationships at the top of the organisation.

'It's time for her to go': TDs call for Commissioner to step down over Templemore scandal
# PAC
# PAC

'It's time for her to go': TDs call for Commissioner to step down over Templemore scandal

Jul 18th 2017, 5:32 PM 26,442 Views 119 Comments

The Public Accounts Committee released its damning report today on financial irregularities at the garda college.

Commissioner refuses to name retired officer who was signatory on 'suspicious' account
# Templemore
# Templemore

Commissioner refuses to name retired officer who was signatory on 'suspicious' account

Jun 20th 2017, 5:05 PM 20,234 Views 88 Comments

A report on this account has been sent to Gsoc as there is “reasonable cause to suspect” fraud has been committed.

Deputy Commissioner describes 'clash' and 'lack of trust' between two senior civil servants
# Templemore
# Templemore

Deputy Commissioner describes 'clash' and 'lack of trust' between two senior civil servants

Jun 14th 2017, 7:00 PM 38,891 Views 24 Comments

Anne Marie McMahon said she was made director of the Sportsfield company at the garda college by virtue of her role in the force.

Head of garda HR steps down from ethics committee amid internal row
# Templemore
# Templemore

Head of garda HR steps down from ethics committee amid internal row

Jun 13th 2017, 10:32 AM 18,137 Views 22 Comments

It emerged recently that one of Barrett’s colleagues questioned in a letter to the Commissioner whether he had breached the Official Secrets Act.

Five tax numbers - but no offshore accounts: What we know now about Templemore's finances
# Irregular
# Irregular

Five tax numbers - but no offshore accounts: What we know now about Templemore's finances

Jun 3rd 2017, 6:30 AM 7,503 Views 6 Comments

Top garda civil servants were grilled by the Public Accounts Committee again this week.

Bar at Templemore Garda College is rarely open, but has a bank balance of €417k
# PAC
# PAC

Bar at Templemore Garda College is rarely open, but has a bank balance of €417k

Jun 1st 2017, 11:19 AM 86,245 Views 80 Comments

Further revelations about the finances of the garda college in Templemore were revealed during an eight-hour sitting of the PAC.

'It's like we're in an episode of Father Ted': Top civil servants contradict each other when questioned
# Follow The Money
# Follow The Money

'It's like we're in an episode of Father Ted': Top civil servants contradict each other when questioned

May 31st 2017, 9:31 PM 43,812 Views 66 Comments

Civilian members of the gardaí gave evidence in front of the Public Accounts Committee today.

Massive infighting among top gardaí over Templemore scandal
# Tempers Flare
# Tempers Flare

Massive infighting among top gardaí over Templemore scandal

May 25th 2017, 6:24 PM 31,735 Views 49 Comments

A series of documents delivered by gardaí to the Public Accounts Committee detail a war of words among the Garda hierarchy.

Most people want Garda Commissioner Nóirín O'Sullivan fired
# Templemore
# Templemore

Most people want Garda Commissioner Nóirín O'Sullivan fired

May 15th 2017, 11:35 PM 13,990 Views 51 Comments

She has faced increasing pressure in recent months following a string of controversies.

'Garda HR boss has done a great service to the country' - Alan Kelly
# PAC
# PAC

'Garda HR boss has done a great service to the country' - Alan Kelly

May 11th 2017, 6:15 AM 16,793 Views 64 Comments

The PAC wants to bring the Garda Commissioner in earlier than planned.

Pressure mounts on Garda Commissioner after new dossier claims O'Sullivan misled PAC
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

Pressure mounts on Garda Commissioner after new dossier claims O'Sullivan misled PAC

May 9th 2017, 10:42 PM 21,263 Views 93 Comments

The new information was sent to the PAC today.

Here's what we know so far about Templemore's 'unacceptable' finances
# Accountability
# Accountability

Here's what we know so far about Templemore's 'unacceptable' finances

May 6th 2017, 6:00 AM 16,631 Views 26 Comments

The Commissioner’s performance at the Public Accounts Committee this week has sparked calls for her to step down.

There could be criminal probe into Templemore funds - Commissioner
# Controversy
# Controversy

There could be criminal probe into Templemore funds - Commissioner

May 5th 2017, 2:57 PM 9,039 Views 37 Comments

The Commissioner said she did not mislead the Public Accounts Committee yesterday.

The Garda Commissioner, the head of HR and the 'brief' two-hour meeting in Templemore
# Accountability
# Accountability

The Garda Commissioner, the head of HR and the 'brief' two-hour meeting in Templemore

May 4th 2017, 9:02 PM 31,284 Views 59 Comments

Nóirín O’Sullivan appeared before the Public Accounts Committee today and left members with more questions than answers.

Garda College says locals can no longer use its swimming pool
# Templemore
# Templemore

Garda College says locals can no longer use its swimming pool

May 1st 2017, 9:45 PM 47,235 Views 48 Comments

Locals can no longer use the swimming pool or playing fields.

Garda report on Templemore college can give 'no assurance' that its financial management is even 'adequate'
# Templemore
# Templemore

Garda report on Templemore college can give 'no assurance' that its financial management is even 'adequate'

Mar 29th 2017, 1:54 PM 18,483 Views 40 Comments

The findings of the internal audit report on the running of Templemore Training College has piled yet more pressure on Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan.

Tipp All-Ireland minor winners key as Templemore see off Thurles in Harty Cup
# Star Men
From The42
# Star Men

Tipp All-Ireland minor winners key as Templemore see off Thurles in Harty Cup

Jan 11th 2017, 3:35 PM 8,675 Views 1 Comment

Our Lady’s Templemore bagged three goals en route to victory today.

As it happened: Leo Varadkar grilled on TDs' salaries, Brexit ... and a golf club
Live Oct 20th 2016, 12:04 PM

As it happened: Leo Varadkar grilled on TDs' salaries, Brexit ... and a golf club

"Exceptional personal bravery" - Murdered Garda Adrian Donohoe awarded force's highest honour
# Gold Scott Medal
# Gold Scott Medal

"Exceptional personal bravery" - Murdered Garda Adrian Donohoe awarded force's highest honour

Sep 22nd 2016, 7:04 PM 10,271 Views 31 Comments

Adrian Donohoe was shot and killed in the line of duty at Bellurgan, near Dundalk, three years ago.

Cleaning staff at Templemore Garda College serve notice of industrial action
# Work To Rule
# Work To Rule

Cleaning staff at Templemore Garda College serve notice of industrial action

Sep 5th 2016, 9:51 PM 16,784 Views 35 Comments

Impact, which represents the workers, said there is not enough staff to deal with increased student numbers at the college.

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