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#An Garda Síochána

# an-garda-siochana - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

There have been 88 incidents of spitting or coughing against gardaí

Gardaí have used spit-guards 63 times since 8 April, according to new figures.

# an-garda-siochana - Saturday 16 May, 2020

Man (30s) arrested after shop robbed at knifepoint in south Dublin

The incident happened on Highfield Road in Rathgar yesterday afternoon.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 15 May, 2020

Thousands of capsules that claim to treat symptoms of Covid-19 seized in Dublin

The follow-up search today followed a seizure by Revenue at Dublin Airport last month.

# an-garda-siochana - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

'Disgraceful attacks': Gardaí were spat or coughed at over 50 times in recent weeks

Members of An Garda Síochána use anti-spit guards as a “last resort” in some incidents, Drew Harris said.

# an-garda-siochana - Wednesday 29 April, 2020

Garda sanctioned for failing to investigate complaint of sexual assault on a minor in 'timely fashion'

Details on the case were highlighted in the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission annual report published today.

# an-garda-siochana - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

AGSI to write to Drew Harris over live-streamed 'abuse' of garda at Dublin Covid-19 checkpoint

The incident occurred on Dublin’s quays earlier today.

# an-garda-siochana - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

Woman charged with public order offences after allegedly coughing on garda

The woman was part of a group who were found to be drinking together earlier today.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 26 March, 2020

# an-garda-siochana - Monday 23 March, 2020

Man (20) arrested after three suffer stab wounds in Galway altercation

Two men remain in hospital receiving treatment for their injuries.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 20 March, 2020

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

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

# an-garda-siochana - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

National Public Order Unit to deal with 'potential public unease' during coronavirus outbreak

It comes as a senior garda warned that organised criminal gangs could “attempt to take advantage” during the Covid-19 outbreak.

# an-garda-siochana - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

Gardaí say mechanic who was driving car left in for repair tested positive for cocaine

The driver tested positive for cocaine, Gardaí said, and is due before the courts at the end of the month.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 21 February, 2020

201 new members welcomed to An Garda Síochána following attestation ceremony

28% of the gardaí that attested today are women.

# an-garda-siochana - Saturday 15 February, 2020

An Garda Síochána considered place for RUC in force's museum as part of Decade of Centenaries

The proposal was one of a number of considerations put forward by the force last year.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 30 January, 2020

Garda arrested over alleged sexual assault

The man is currently being detained at a Midlands garda station.

# an-garda-siochana - Sunday 26 January, 2020

Garda Commissioner considers promoting up to 92 sergeants to inspector without fresh competition

A garda spokesperson said increasing supervisory levels is a priority for the commissioner.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 24 January, 2020

Only 192 garda stations have received an increase in staffing levels since 2015

The number of gardaí in two-thirds of stations has remained static or fallen since the lifting of the recruitment embargo in 2014.

# an-garda-siochana - Saturday 18 January, 2020

Garda association calls for extra resourcing after 'shocking levels of violence' in recent days

Gardaí have confirmed human remains found in Dublin 3 earlier this week were that of Keane Mulready-Woods.

# an-garda-siochana - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Gardaí appeal for information after attempted ATM theft in Louth

Significant damage was done to the Bank of Ireland building during the attempted robbery.

An Garda Síochána issue contract worth estimated €100,000 for media training

Effectively communicating via the media “is of critical importance in building and maintaining” public trust, the gardaí said.

# an-garda-siochana - Saturday 11 January, 2020

Garda Commissioner cites lack of resources as he delays 136 transfers to roads policing

The Road Safety Authority says it is “anxious” to see the full complement of resources being deployed to roads policing duties.

# an-garda-siochana - Sunday 5 January, 2020

11 gardaí investigated for bullying following HR complaints in 2019

Statistics on bullying and harassment in the force were released under FOI laws.

# an-garda-siochana - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

Gardaí cut backlog of child sex abuse case analysis in half, but long delays remain

At one stage, it could take five years before gardaí would get to a case because of the volume of material for analysis.

# an-garda-siochana - Saturday 21 December, 2019

Man arrested in connection with murder of Patrick Heeran

The 48-year-old Leitrim man went missing in October 2011.

Garda escapes injury after patrol car bursts into flames on Clare motorway

It’s understood the garda heard a bang which was followed by a burst of flames while travelling on the M18.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 20 December, 2019

Gardaí self-reflection on failings wouldn't have happened five years ago, Policing Authority chair says

Josephine Feehily said yesterday that An Garda Síochána has evolved as an organisation since 2014.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 19 December, 2019

'Inherently worrying': Review of homicide cases finds flaws in 28 investigations

The Policing Authority said today it wants a number of recommendations acted upon by gardáí to “ensure public confidence”.

# an-garda-siochana - Monday 16 December, 2019

'They will try every door': One third of all cars broken into in residential areas left unlocked

Gardaí estimate that over €30 million worth of items has been stolen from vehicles since January 2016.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 13 December, 2019

Retired garda arrested over immigration irregularities is released without charge

A file is now being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 12 December, 2019

'Children should not be driving these on public roads': Gardaí issue Christmas warning over scramblers

Gardaí said they will have a “visible presence” in certain locations over this issue at Christmas.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 5 December, 2019

Eight migrants found on cargo ship in Waterford have been deported

The males were in good health when they were discovered yesterday.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 28 November, 2019

Over 3,500 people were seriously injured on Irish roads in four-year period

Nearly one-third of serious injury collisions took place in Dublin

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 14 November, 2019

Gardaí who failed in last promotion competition to be bumped up to sergeant rank

As many as 168 gardaí could be promoted under this proposal as the force seeks to fill gaps across the country.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 31 October, 2019

Criticism after gardaí send letters to offenders apologising for not progressing prosecutions

Gardaí confirmed that 6,331 letters of apology have been sent to “individual victims”.

# an-garda-siochana - Saturday 26 October, 2019

Gardaí arrest man wanted for questioning in connection with 39 Essex deaths

The man was arrested for an offence in this jurisdiction.

Man arrested on suspicion of drink driving after flashing lights at unmarked garda car

The man overtook the garda car at 130km per hour in an 80km per hour zone.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 25 October, 2019

Gardaí seize €500,000 in cash in north Dublin searches

A man in his 60s has been arrested.

Garda tells Tribunal he was denied commendations because he became whistleblower

Garda Nicholas Keogh was cross examined by counsel for An Garda Síochána at Dublin Castle today.

# an-garda-siochana - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Whistleblower accused of not acknowledging efforts to help him deal with alcohol issue, tribunal told

The tribunal is in its second week hearing from Garda Nicholas Keogh.

# an-garda-siochana - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Two men arrested over seizure of submachine gun and drugs in Clare

The firearm and €125,000 worth of cocaine and cannabis herb were found during a search last year.

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