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#An Garda Síochána

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 10 February, 2022

A new recruitment drive for An Garda Síochána has launched today
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

A new recruitment drive for An Garda Síochána has launched today

Feb 10th 2022, 5:00 AM 25,529 Views 10 Comments

Budget 2022 has provided for the recruitment of up to 800 gardaí and 400 Garda staff this year.

# an-garda-siochana - Tuesday 1 February, 2022

Disclosures Tribunal hears claims from Garda of 'systems failure' in Baiba Saulite case
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Disclosures Tribunal hears claims from Garda of 'systems failure' in Baiba Saulite case

Feb 1st 2022, 5:57 PM 14,183 Views 0 Comments

Retired Sergeant William Hughes has said that he was “subjected to a horrendous cycle of intimidation, bullying and harassment”.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 14 January, 2022

Fringe anti-migrant groups 'latch on' to man's arrest over murder of Ashling Murphy
# Tullamore
# Tullamore

Fringe anti-migrant groups 'latch on' to man's arrest over murder of Ashling Murphy

Jan 14th 2022, 4:18 PM 52,111 Views 0 Comments

The man has since been released and eliminated by gardaí as a suspect.

# an-garda-siochana - Wednesday 12 January, 2022

Garda organised crime unit hails 'exceptional level of success' as €5m in cash seized last year
# GNDOCB
# GNDOCB

Garda organised crime unit hails 'exceptional level of success' as €5m in cash seized last year

Jan 12th 2022, 8:27 AM 9,604 Views 9 Comments

Over €24 million has been seized since the Garda National Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau was set up in 2015.

# an-garda-siochana - Monday 20 December, 2021

Road users urged to 'be safe, be seen' on shortest day of the year tomorrow
# RSA Warning
# RSA Warning

Road users urged to 'be safe, be seen' on shortest day of the year tomorrow

Dec 20th 2021, 3:52 PM 9,945 Views 25 Comments

Gardaí have warned drivers to make sure their vehicles are roadworthy by checking their tyres and lights.

# an-garda-siochana - Tuesday 9 November, 2021

Poll: Should members of An Garda Síochana wear body-cams?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should members of An Garda Síochana wear body-cams?

Nov 9th 2021, 8:07 AM 54,197 Views 85 Comments

The annual AGSI conference will hear calls for the introduction of body-worn cameras.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 22 October, 2021

'Revolving door': Traveller women imprisoned for minor offences such as driving without tax
# Tough Start
# Tough Start

'Revolving door': Traveller women imprisoned for minor offences such as driving without tax

Oct 22nd 2021, 12:05 AM 49,062 Views 0 Comments
  • Noteworthy and The Journal examine the impact of the justice system on Travellers, with a focus on children
  • Reporters Michelle Hennessy and Maria Delaney found young Travellers detainee numbers jumped last year
  • Children who spoke to the investigation team said they felt fear and anxiety around interactions with gardaí

# an-garda-siochana - Wednesday 6 October, 2021

Justice Minister apologises to family of Dara Quigley over 'absolutely unacceptable' leak by garda
# An Garda Síochána
# An Garda Síochána

Justice Minister apologises to family of Dara Quigley over 'absolutely unacceptable' leak by garda

Updated Oct 6th 2021, 3:08 PM 51,635 Views 29 Comments

The journalist died in 2017 shortly after images of her were leaked by a garda.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 16 September, 2021

Irishman, 'one of world's largest facilitators' of child abuse images, jailed for 27 years in US
# America
# America

Irishman, 'one of world's largest facilitators' of child abuse images, jailed for 27 years in US

Sep 16th 2021, 8:21 AM 58,610 Views 0 Comments

Marques had been arrested in Dublin and extradited to the US in 2019.

# an-garda-siochana - Wednesday 25 August, 2021

13 gardaí honoured for 'acts of heroism and courage'
# Scott Medal
# Scott Medal

13 gardaí honoured for 'acts of heroism and courage'

Aug 25th 2021, 3:30 PM 20,588 Views 3 Comments

13 gardaí today received the highest decoration for bravery awarded by the police force.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 6 August, 2021

Senior garda interviewed as part of Limerick anti-corruption probe
# Investigation
# Investigation

Senior garda interviewed as part of Limerick anti-corruption probe

Updated Aug 6th 2021, 1:51 PM 31,153 Views 0 Comments

It is understood that the garda, who was interviewed in recent weeks, has denied any wrongdoing.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 22 July, 2021

Garda unions begin industrial relations dispute against management over new anti-corruption unit
# Garda Dispute
# Garda Dispute

Garda unions begin industrial relations dispute against management over new anti-corruption unit

Jul 22nd 2021, 12:42 PM 27,785 Views 27 Comments

The unit was launched in June but unions say it was introduced without consultation.

# an-garda-siochana - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

Dublin businesses said images of gardaí enforcing Covid laws 'damaged' public's sense of safety
# Policing Authority
# Policing Authority

Dublin businesses said images of gardaí enforcing Covid laws 'damaged' public's sense of safety

Jul 21st 2021, 5:55 PM 30,303 Views 29 Comments

Businesses expressed frustration in a report examining policing during the pandemic.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 1 July, 2021

'Significant jump' in number of applications made by gardaí to involuntarily detain patients
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

'Significant jump' in number of applications made by gardaí to involuntarily detain patients

Jul 1st 2021, 6:00 AM 17,296 Views 10 Comments

2020 figures show that, for the first time, the highest number of applications to involuntarily detain mental health patients came from gardaí.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 25 June, 2021

Justice Minister says 999 calls being cancelled 'should not have happened'
# Cancelled Calls
# Cancelled Calls

Justice Minister says 999 calls being cancelled 'should not have happened'

Jun 25th 2021, 8:56 AM 11,590 Views 31 Comments

The Garda Commissioner yesterday issued an apology to the victims who had their 999 calls cancelled.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 24 June, 2021

Garda Commissioner apologises to domestic abuse victims affected by cancelled 999 calls
# 999 Calls
# 999 Calls

Garda Commissioner apologises to domestic abuse victims affected by cancelled 999 calls

Jun 24th 2021, 3:00 PM 37,955 Views 34 Comments

# an-garda-siochana - Wednesday 23 June, 2021

Warnings reissued as scam calls continue
# Scam Calls
# Scam Calls

Warnings reissued as scam calls continue

Jun 23rd 2021, 5:43 PM 127,671 Views 51 Comments

People are asked not to engage with these callers and to hang up and block the number if possible.

# an-garda-siochana - Monday 14 June, 2021

New legislation to allow gardaí demand passwords for devices when carrying out search warrant
# Mobile Phones
# Mobile Phones

New legislation to allow gardaí demand passwords for devices when carrying out search warrant

Jun 14th 2021, 6:15 AM 52,847 Views 35 Comments

The overhaul of how gardaí operate includes a new power for gardaí to request passwords or encryption keys.

# an-garda-siochana - Monday 7 June, 2021

Garda Commissioner says 'young drunk' people responsible for violence in Dublin city
# Outdoor Summer
# Outdoor Summer

Garda Commissioner says 'young drunk' people responsible for violence in Dublin city

Jun 7th 2021, 5:45 PM 57,590 Views 102 Comments

Harris rejected criticism that the garda response in Dublin may have been over-reactionary.

# an-garda-siochana - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

Industrial relations stand-off looms as representative bodies question mandatory drug testing
# Garda Drug Testing
# Garda Drug Testing

Industrial relations stand-off looms as representative bodies question mandatory drug testing

Jun 2nd 2021, 4:02 PM 15,547 Views 46 Comments

The drug testing regime was launched yesterday and is ‘mandatory’ for all garda members.

# an-garda-siochana - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

Complaints of alleged Garda drug use made to new Anti-Corruption Unit
# Allegations
# Allegations

Complaints of alleged Garda drug use made to new Anti-Corruption Unit

Jun 1st 2021, 1:12 PM 24,173 Views 42 Comments

Testing of Garda personnel for controlled drug use is set to commence in the coming months.

# an-garda-siochana - Saturday 22 May, 2021

'A debt we can never fully repay': Deceased gardaí remembered at memorial ceremony
# Garda Memorial Day
# Garda Memorial Day

'A debt we can never fully repay': Deceased gardaí remembered at memorial ceremony

May 22nd 2021, 1:38 PM 15,597 Views 13 Comments

Tributes were paid to 89 gardaí who died in the line of duty.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 14 May, 2021

Four gardaí and retired superintendent to face trials over allegedly attempting to pervert course of justice
# Courts
# Courts

Four gardaí and retired superintendent to face trials over allegedly attempting to pervert course of justice

May 14th 2021, 12:51 PM 27,387 Views 0 Comments

The five accused were charged in court with a total of 42 counts of perverting the course of justice.

# an-garda-siochana - Wednesday 12 May, 2021

More drug-driving than drink-driving incidents over lockdown, say gardaí
# The Road Back
# The Road Back

More drug-driving than drink-driving incidents over lockdown, say gardaí

May 12th 2021, 5:29 PM 14,798 Views 23 Comments

Focus has turned to road safety as drivers get back on the road post-lockdown and the new ‘The Road Back’ campaign is launched.

# an-garda-siochana - Sunday 2 May, 2021

Search operation underway for driver after car collides with Garda vehicle in Limerick
# Garda Vehicle
# Garda Vehicle

Search operation underway for driver after car collides with Garda vehicle in Limerick

May 2nd 2021, 6:36 PM 34,845 Views 0 Comments

The incident occurred in Murroe village this morning.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 16 April, 2021

Over 3,500 fines issued to people for organising or attending house parties
# Covid Breaches
# Covid Breaches

Over 3,500 fines issued to people for organising or attending house parties

Apr 16th 2021, 8:30 PM 18,642 Views 39 Comments

All adults in a car on a non-essential journey may be liable for a €100 fine each, Gardaí said.

# an-garda-siochana - Monday 12 April, 2021

Gardaí intervene to stop Limerick stabbing 'due to imminent threat to life'
# Limerick City
# Limerick City

Gardaí intervene to stop Limerick stabbing 'due to imminent threat to life'

Apr 12th 2021, 12:12 PM 28,905 Views 0 Comments

“There was literally no time to draw weapons,” a source said.

# an-garda-siochana - Wednesday 17 March, 2021

Arrests amid major Garda presence as anti-lockdown events take place in Dublin
# Protests
# Protests

Arrests amid major Garda presence as anti-lockdown events take place in Dublin

Mar 17th 2021, 8:21 PM 147,232 Views 155 Comments
  • 16 arrests had been made as of 3pm this afternoon, gardaí said.
  • Officers are appealing to people not to attend parties or gatherings tonight.

# an-garda-siochana - Sunday 14 March, 2021

Two men charged after three Garda members assaulted during incident at Donegal property
# Milford
# Milford

Two men charged after three Garda members assaulted during incident at Donegal property

Mar 14th 2021, 3:17 PM 49,269 Views 0 Comments

Investigations are ongoing.

# an-garda-siochana - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

Garda who had claims dismissed at Disclosures Tribunal is suspended
# Keith Harrison
# Keith Harrison

Garda who had claims dismissed at Disclosures Tribunal is suspended

Mar 10th 2021, 8:57 AM 63,016 Views 0 Comments

Garda Keith Harrison has been suspended pending a disciplinary investigation.

# an-garda-siochana - Monday 1 March, 2021

Gardaí ask for information about skeletal remains of woman in her 70s found in Co Cork
# An Garda Síochána
# An Garda Síochána

Gardaí ask for information about skeletal remains of woman in her 70s found in Co Cork

Mar 1st 2021, 11:47 AM 43,278 Views 11 Comments

A nightdress was found near the remains discovered at a construction site on the Midleton-to-Youghal Greenway on 5 January.

# an-garda-siochana - Tuesday 23 February, 2021

Three arrests after €200,000 worth of cannabis seized in Dublin and Meath
# An Garda Síochána
# An Garda Síochána

Three arrests after €200,000 worth of cannabis seized in Dublin and Meath

Feb 23rd 2021, 2:53 PM 16,914 Views 37 Comments

One of the arrested men is 58 years old, the two others are aged 45.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 19 February, 2021

Huge cocaine seizure in Cork highlights Ireland's fulcrum position in global drug gang investigations
# Background
# Background

Huge cocaine seizure in Cork highlights Ireland's fulcrum position in global drug gang investigations

Feb 19th 2021, 3:45 PM 19,542 Views 16 Comments

The Costa Rica to Cork cargo route has seen a number of successful drug interdictions.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 18 February, 2021

18 people arrested as part of a joint operation between Gardaí and PSNI
# Border Counties
# Border Counties

18 people arrested as part of a joint operation between Gardaí and PSNI

Feb 18th 2021, 2:19 PM 32,465 Views 13 Comments

A total of six arrests were made by Gardaí, with five made for people driving under the influence of an intoxicant.

# an-garda-siochana - Saturday 13 February, 2021

Drew Harris: 'We don't regard a dentist's appointment in Tenerife as being a reasonable excuse to travel'
# Garda Commissioner
# Garda Commissioner

Drew Harris: 'We don't regard a dentist's appointment in Tenerife as being a reasonable excuse to travel'

Feb 13th 2021, 7:48 AM 52,409 Views 111 Comments

The garda commissioner also discussed the powers given to gardaí, having Covid-19, and his father’s killing on the Late Late Show.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 12 February, 2021

Gardaí issue 132 fines to people passing through airports and ports since new rules
# Covid-19 Fines
# Covid-19 Fines

Gardaí issue 132 fines to people passing through airports and ports since new rules

Feb 12th 2021, 8:31 PM 28,962 Views 58 Comments

Gardaí have also said that traffic volumes have also dropped in border areas.

# an-garda-siochana - Saturday 6 February, 2021

Three arrested and €73k worth of cocaine seized in separate searches in Mayo
# Cocaine Seizure
# Cocaine Seizure

Three arrested and €73k worth of cocaine seized in separate searches in Mayo

Feb 6th 2021, 4:35 PM 29,445 Views 37 Comments

All three individuals were detained in Castlebar Garda Station and have since been charged.

Two men arrested in Wexford after discovery of cannabis and amphetamine worth €66k
# Drug Seizure
# Drug Seizure

Two men arrested in Wexford after discovery of cannabis and amphetamine worth €66k

Feb 6th 2021, 2:00 PM 21,838 Views 41 Comments

The two men are currently being detained in Wexford Garda Station.

Man arrested and charged in connection with cannabis seizure worth over €100,000
# Drug Seizure
# Drug Seizure

Man arrested and charged in connection with cannabis seizure worth over €100,000

Feb 6th 2021, 12:07 PM 19,263 Views 31 Comments

The man, who is in his late 30′s, was arrested on the scene.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 21 January, 2021

File on Golfgate investigation sent to Director of Public Prosecutions
# Clifden Dinner
# Clifden Dinner

File on Golfgate investigation sent to Director of Public Prosecutions

Jan 21st 2021, 9:08 AM 13,114 Views 3 Comments

The Oireachtas Golf Society guests are said to have been split into two separate groups to keep under the 50-person limit.

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