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#Drew Harris

# drew-harris - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

# drew-harris - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Garda statement on Drew Harris vehicle controversy: 'There was no security incident'

“A newly installed bollard malfunctioned,” a statement from the force said.

# drew-harris - Monday 8 April, 2019

Explainer: Why has a minor accident involving the Garda Commissioner attracted controversy?

Details of the accident at Garda headquarters emerged over the weekend.

# drew-harris - Sunday 7 April, 2019

Call for clarity after PSNI vehicle carrying Drew Harris hits barrier at Garda HQ

The Garda Commissioner was travelling back from Northern Ireland on official business when the incident happened.

# drew-harris - Thursday 4 April, 2019

'Really encouraging': Reaction to change in Garda uniform to allow wearing of turbans and hijabs

The decision comes alongside a new recruitment drive for gardaí.

# drew-harris - Sunday 31 March, 2019

Finian McGrath withdraws comments over political policing after strong criticism from Cabinet colleagues

Finian McGrath withdraws comments over political policing after strong criticism from Cabinet colleagues

In an interview with the Sunday Independent, McGrath said the policing of new drink driving laws had been “really over the top”.

# drew-harris - Thursday 28 February, 2019

Family of murdered woman Clodagh Hawe to meet Garda Commissioner

Clodagh’s family met with Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan today.

Over half of youths not punished for serious crimes due to garda scheme failings went on to reoffend

In more than 2,000 cases an adult who was also involved in the crime was cautioned or prosecuted for the offence.

# drew-harris - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

Gardaí to change how they manage repossessions after Take Back the City incident

Drew Harris said gardaí will be “more assertive” from now on in the way they approach repossessions.

# drew-harris - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Commissioner says there's no plan to move 600 gardaí to border - but what WILL happen?

There is concern as the March deadline approaches that hundreds of gardaí will be transferred last-minute in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

# drew-harris - Thursday 17 January, 2019

'Damaging' garda report to outline how young people who committed violent crimes went unpunished

An audit of 22,000 cases in the youth referral scheme was undertaken last year.

# drew-harris - Friday 4 January, 2019

Family outline 'deep concerns' to Garda Commissioner about son killed in hit-and-run

O’Farrell was cycling home when he was struck by a car driven by a man who was on bail for offences in both Cavan and Monaghan.

Senior garda suspended pending GSOC investigation

It’s understood the decision to suspend the officer was taken by Garda Commissioner Drew Harris.

# drew-harris - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Garda Commissioner: My officers would not stand by and watch violence at an eviction

Drew Harris said gardaí are in attendance at these types of incidents specifically to prevent violence.

# drew-harris - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

'We're here to serve the people, not the organisation' - Drew Harris pens open letter to frontline gardaí

Harris has urged all members to sign the Code of Ethics to send a signal of their commitment to a human rights based service.

# drew-harris - Monday 12 November, 2018

Commissioner 'reviewing' decision to fund Callinan's legal defence in McCabe case

Meanwhile Leo Varadkar has said Callinan is not being given a blanket indemnity.

# drew-harris - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Garda Commissioner: 'I'm not apologising for cutting overtime'

Drew Harris said he has a responsibility to show good management of public money.

# drew-harris - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Minister to amend law to allow Garda Commissioner work past the age of 60

The change will will remove any disincentive to potential candidates for vacancies that might arise at the top of the Garda organisation.

# drew-harris - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

More accountability and support for garda wellbeing: 'Sweeping reform' of policing recommended

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris said the Commission on the Future of Policing’s report will benefit the people of Ireland.

# drew-harris - Sunday 16 September, 2018

Social media abuse an 'ongoing problem' for gardaí as probe launched into 'online threats'

The force also said it is putting supports in place to protect the garda’s safety.

# drew-harris - Sunday 9 September, 2018

'I am Irish': New Garda Commissioner says he'll lead by example to restore public's trust in the force

Drew Harris was speaking with Miriam O’Callaghan on RtÉ Radio One.

# drew-harris - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

'I'm here to serve the Irish people': Drew Harris downplays PSNI role as he begins term as Garda chief

The new Commissioner addressed several issues over his appointment at his first press conference this afternoon.

# drew-harris - Monday 3 September, 2018

Tribunal fallout, resources, rock-bottom morale - The challenges facing the new Garda Commissioner

He comes from a policing background, but there are some very specific hurdles for him to tackle in his new organisation.

'It's now my team': Drew Harris sworn in as garda commissioner

They’re not looking for much – just better uniforms, body cameras tasers and occupational supports.

# drew-harris - Friday 31 August, 2018

From midnight on Monday, the Gardaí will have a new Commissioner

Dónall Ó Cualáin has held the role since former commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan retired last year.

# drew-harris - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

High Court dismisses case to prevent Drew Harris becoming next Garda Commissioner

Belfast based researcher Ciaran MacAirt had asked the High Court to judicially review the Irish Government’s decision to appoint Harris.

# drew-harris - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

Judge to decide tomorrow if challenge to new Garda Commissioner's appointment will go ahead

The State, represented by Remy Farrell SC, has opposed the application, and argues MacAirt’s action is “unstateable and novel” and should be dismissed.

Legal challenge to prevent Drew Harris becoming Garda Commissioner gets under way

Harris ‘lacks the independence’ to fulfill the State’s top policing role, it’s being claimed.

# drew-harris - Friday 17 August, 2018

High Court challenge launched to prevent Drew Harris becoming next Garda Commissioner RUC

High Court challenge launched to prevent Drew Harris becoming next Garda Commissioner

The action has been brought by Ciaran MacAirt whose grandmother was killed when a loyalist bomb exploded at McGurk’s Bar in Belfast in 1971.

# drew-harris - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Donegal County Council passes motion saying Drew Harris should not be hired

The councillor who brought forward the motion said it will now be forwarded to every council in Ireland.

# drew-harris - Friday 4 October, 2013

PSNI to re-examine Liam Adams trial transcripts

The testimony of Gerry Adams will be included in the re-examination