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# garda - Today’s News

Insulation bales stolen ahead of Halloween weekend will turn toxic if set on fire

The thieves set off with 80 insulation sheets.

# garda - Yesterday’s News

Pedestrian dies after being struck by truck in Dublin

The driver of the truck has been taken to St James’ Hospital with minor injuries.

# garda - Sunday 23 October, 2016

"Humorous posts are popular... I also think you can't force humour either" - Managing social media for gardaí

We chatted to the director of communications about social media management.

Young man dies in Dublin collision involving two motorcyclists

The other motorcyclist in the crash was not injured.

# garda - Saturday 22 October, 2016

'The solidarity was magnificent': The 1961 revolt that finally gave gardaí a voice

Known as the Macushla Revolt, a meeting to protest an unfair pay deal led to the dismissal of 11 gardaí.

341 drivers caught speeding in 24-hour garda crackdown

Gardaí have thanked the tens of thousands of drivers on Irish roads who were found to be compliant.

# garda - Friday 21 October, 2016

Breakdown: These are the speeds of drivers caught over the speed limit since 7am

The most notable detections were in Mayo, Cork, Donegal, Kerry, Kilkenny, Tipperary, Wexford, Clare and Limerick.

# garda - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Garda Inspectorate says some stations have no system to record crimes

Deputy Chief Inspector Mark Toland said this makes it difficult to know how many gardaí are needed in each area.

Poll: Are you concerned about the Garda strike? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you concerned about the Garda strike?

Will it be a field day for criminals?

# garda - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Cars, cash and jewellery seized in CAB raids targeting Dublin gang

Some 46 cars were seized when 20 premises were raided this morning.

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.

# garda - 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.

"He just walked right up to him and sprayed him in the face"

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to two cash-in-transit robberies this morning to come forward.

# garda - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Ambulance called as man in 'distress' after being sentenced for transporting €400k of heroin

The man’s one-year-old daughter was in the car at the time of the offence.

# garda - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

'I didn't promote my bridesmaid... I didn't have one': Nóirín O'Sullivan faces tough questions

Mick Wallace and Clare Daly were frustrated by the Commissioner’s last of clarity in some of her answers.

# garda - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

800 new gardaí will be recruited next year - but who will want that job?

The first recruitment campaign since the recession saw 20,000 people apply – just 5,000 people applied in the most recent drive.

# garda - Monday 10 October, 2016

Former Cork footballer was 'ferociously punched' during game for being a Garda, court hears

Former intercounty player James Masters claims the man who punched him during the 2010 match had repeatedly called him a “pig” prior to the assault.

# garda - Friday 7 October, 2016

High Court judge to investigate allegations of wrongdoing related to whistleblower disclosures

The inquiry will look into allegations of “wrongdoing” concerning recent disclosures.

# garda - Thursday 6 October, 2016

'Something is rotten in the state of Denmark': What is happening with the gardaí now?

Another controversy raises its head as embattled Commissioner looks on.

# garda - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Australia has just deported a paedophile to Ireland by mistake

The serial paedophile and former teacher is free in Ireland after being deported in an extraordinary bungle by Australian authorities.

# garda - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Gardaí vote overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action over pay

The ballot results were announced this morning.

# garda - Monday 26 September, 2016

Bus drivers and gardaí will be talking about pay today

Another set of strikes sees services stop at 9pm tonight.

# garda - Thursday 22 September, 2016

Gardaí appeal for help to find Laois man Tony Egan

Tony Egan was last seen on Monday night.

# garda - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

'He made the ultimate sacrifice': Family and friends honour Garda Tony Golden with memorial cycle

Next month, it will be one year since the garda was shot dead at a house in Omeath.

Gardaí called to oversee repossession order at Wexford supermarket

It is believed the repossession began around 4am this morning.

# garda - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

'We come together in the most distressing situations': Hundreds to take part in emergency services parade

The annual parade and gala will focus on safety and will also pay tribute to members of the services who lost their lives in the line of duty.

# garda - Monday 12 September, 2016

A 13-year-old boy missing in Dublin has been found safe and well

Daud Hassan had been missing from Dublin city centre.

Donegal gardaí appeal for witnesses after death of 72-year-old man in car crash

The collision occurred at the end of last month.

# garda - Thursday 8 September, 2016

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to fatal crash in Tipperary which left 26-year-old woman dead

Nicola Kenny had given birth the day before the crash and was travelling to Dublin to see her child.

Over 3,000 gardaí set to be hired in new recruitment drive

It comes as members of the garda union are balloted on industrial action in a long running row over pay.

# garda - Monday 5 September, 2016

Renewed appeal for Cork teen last seen a week ago

She is originally from the Cork area and may have left Kerry and travelled there last week.

Cleaning staff at Templemore Garda College serve notice of industrial action

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

# garda - Saturday 3 September, 2016

'You may be unknowingly shielding a killer': Fresh appeal in Raonaid Murray case

Tomorrow marks 17 years since the teenager was killed just yards from her home in Glenageary.

# garda - Friday 2 September, 2016

Gardaí seek help finding missing 14-year-old girl from Balbriggan

Ann Marie Joyce is known to frequent the Blanchardstown area.

# garda - Thursday 1 September, 2016

Garda hospitalised after being hit with hammer in armed robbery

An investigation has been launched but no arrests have yet been made.

# garda - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

Gardaí to waive report fees for families of road crash victims

Some families have been left facing bills of thousands of euro for documentation following investigations.

'I have fewer colleagues. I have less money. I have more work': Garda pens open letter to Commissioner

Garda numbers have declined significantly in recent years, from 14,500 in 2010 to 12,801 in 2016.

# garda - Friday 26 August, 2016

Three adults and two children taken to hospital after Roscommon crash

A 23-year-old man was seriously injured in the collision.

# garda - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Gardaí say they have foiled as many as 11 assassination attempts in recent months

Assistant Commissioner Michael O’Sullivan said the force had more than enough resources to tackle crime.

# garda - Monday 22 August, 2016

Members of public urged to have their say on new garda code of ethics

A draft published today lists a number of commitments gardaí will be asked to make.

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