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# agsi - Monday 11 September, 2017

Minister says Nóirín O'Sullivan's pension will reflect her 'experience, expertise and rank'

The Policing Authority has thanked O’Sullivan for 36 years of service to the force.

# agsi - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

'You have to swallow it and get on with the job': Gardaí say policy favours bullies over victims

One sergeant said he has felt a ‘fear of doing the wrong thing’ from Day 1 at Templemore, for the last 33 years.

# agsi - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Commissioner to sergeants and inspectors: 'You're the supervisors - so what happened?'

Following a closed session with AGSI delegates, the Commissioner said “no one actually has the answers, as of yet”.

'People are blaming us': Gardaí say scandals are making it harder for them to do their jobs

The general secretary of AGSI said “the finger of blame is pointing downwards without any evidence”.

# agsi - Monday 10 April, 2017

Children of gardaí subjected to 'horrendous harassment' on social media sites

Middle-ranking gardaí are calling for people who identify them online to be prosecuted.

'No wonder we feel abandoned': Gardaí hit out at Minister for being 'too busy' for them

The minister informed the association on Thursday that she would not be attending their annual conference due to Dáil commitments.

Poll: Should people who identify gardaí on social media be prosecuted? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should people who identify gardaí on social media be prosecuted?

There have been some instances where people named gardaí online or shared their addresses.

Gardaí want people who identify them on social media to be prosecuted

The annual conference of the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors starts later today.

# agsi - Monday 12 December, 2016

Review says gardaí should face pension losses if they go on strike

The government had committed to the review in the Haddington Road Agreement.

# agsi - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Sergeants and inspectors vote overwhelmingly to accept pay deal

In a ballot of 2,103 members of the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors, 95% voted to accept proposals.

# agsi - Friday 25 November, 2016

Public pay chairman retracts "garda mutiny" comments amid growing pressure

A garda representative group has said they will be discussing Duffy’s impartiality at a December meeting.

# agsi - Thursday 24 November, 2016

'I am astonished': Condemnation by gardaí of "mutiny" comments made by public pay chairman

The AGSI and GRA have said the comments are unhelpful at a time when their members are being balloted on a new pay deal.

# agsi - Saturday 5 November, 2016

'No amount of money is worth working more' - Anger among garda rank may scupper pay deal

Garda associations are due to start balloting their members on the Labour Court recommendations given to them Thursday night.

# agsi - Friday 4 November, 2016

Garda reps say martial law was threatened - Taoiseach says it was never contemplated

The GRA’s officer board claimed they were told there was “an immediate and viable threat to the security of the State”.

Poll: Was the GRA right to call off the Garda strike? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Was the GRA right to call off the Garda strike?

The GRA last night voted to defer today’s strike action by the slimmest of margins.

Garda strike: Here's the deal that's being offered to gardaí

New pay deal is on the table this morning as the GRA take out ads showing the plight of its members.

Widespread relief as garda strike called off at the 11th hour

The GRA will now ballot its members on recommendations from the Labour Court.

# agsi - Thursday 3 November, 2016

The Garda strike tomorrow is OFF: GRA joins AGSI in deferring action

A long, difficult day of negotiations has come to an end.

'Skeletal service': These garda units will work tomorrow as most rank-and-file members go on strike

This is the emergency cover which the GRA wants its members to provide.

The Commissioner's directive and the probationers' payslips - 48 hours of garda fury

The Labour Court is now assessing submissions made by the GRA after the association said Friday’s strike will go ahead.

# agsi - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

Poll: Was the Garda Commissioner right to order officers to report for duty on Friday? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Was the Garda Commissioner right to order officers to report for duty on Friday?

There is less than 48 hours before gardai withdraw their labour for the first time in the history of the State.

# agsi - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Garda Commissioner orders gardaí to work on strike day, calling it 'unprecedented' and 'gravely damaging'

It is unclear what action will be taken if gardaí ignore the directive.

# agsi - Monday 31 October, 2016

Garda sergeants and inspectors accuse Government of spreading misinformation

The Government is expected to being a proposal document to talks with GRA when the two sides meet later today.

# agsi - Friday 28 October, 2016

Getting there? Mid-ranking gardaí to join with GRA and Government in using state negotiators

12,500 gardaí are set to strike next Friday unless a solution can be found to the ongoing dispute.

# agsi - Thursday 27 October, 2016

Over 500 schools to close today kicking off a season of strikes

Teachers are not the only group set to strike over the coming weeks.

# agsi - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

With most gardaí on strike, policing in Ireland will be left to senior officers and rookies

Garda representatives say it is highly likely the strikes will go ahead, claiming the government has left them with no other option.

# agsi - Monday 17 October, 2016

Tánaiste expresses "disappointment" that AGSI to strike with rank-and-file gardaí

Middle-ranking gardaí will also stage two work-to-rule days before the November work stoppages.

Sergeants to discuss strike action at special meeting today

Earlier this month, members of the AGSI officially lodged a 16.5% pay restoration claim.

# agsi - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Senior gardaí want pay restoration of 16.5% or industrial action could be on the cards

Rank-and-file gardaí announced last week they would strike in a dispute over pay.

# agsi - Sunday 7 August, 2016

Factcheck: Is it illegal for gardaí to go on strike?

The word ‘strike’ has been bandied about recently as gardaí demand pay restoration – could they actually do it?

# agsi - Friday 10 June, 2016

Middle-ranking gardaí say they won't implement the commissioner's new plan

The AGSI says members won’t engage with any other productivity measures until their pay issues are addressed.

# agsi - Sunday 29 May, 2016

Will there be a summer of strikes? There's trouble brewing on several fronts

2016 has not been a good year for industrial relations.

# agsi - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

'We're living on borrowed money': Middle-ranking gardaí protest over pay Thin Blue Line This post contains videos

'We're living on borrowed money': Middle-ranking gardaí protest over pay

Gardaí protesting today told us how austerity pay cuts affected them and their families.

'Blue wave' of garda sergeants and inspectors to march on the Dáil today

The new government will be greeted by some very dissatisfied public servants on their first day in the Dáil.

# agsi - Monday 16 May, 2016

Head of garda sergeants and inspectors not ruling out work stoppages

New president of the AGSI Antoinette Cunningham has said that action has come from “sheer frustration”.

# agsi - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

Gardaí will march to the Dáil on the new government's first day

They will not march in uniform, as originally proposed, but anyone taking part has been asked to wear something blue.

# agsi - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Gardaí say they'd 'run around like headless chickens' in the event of a terrorist attack

Sergeants and inspectors passed a motion calling on a review of the force’s capabilities and for more information to be given to them about threats.

'He got four years - I got life': The life-altering injuries suffered by gardaí

Some gardaí still suffer the physical and psychological effects of assaults decades after.

# agsi - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

'You dirty tramp of a guard': Shocking footage shows benefit of garda body cameras

The video was played at a garda conference to show how useful the cameras could be for evidence.

Criminal 'threatened to rape' pregnant garda and her unborn child

The body representing middle-ranking gardaí has said no other public sector workers face these kinds of threats on a daily basis.

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