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# garda-commissioner - Saturday 16 April, 2022

Former Garda Commissioner Nóirín O'Sullivan says Kinahan reward is a 'game changer'
# Kinahan
# Kinahan

Former Garda Commissioner Nóirín O'Sullivan says Kinahan reward is a 'game changer'

Apr 16th 2022, 2:42 PM 48,255 Views 0 Comments

The US Drug Enforcement Administration has offered up to $15m for information about the three key Kinahan figures.

# garda-commissioner - Friday 1 April, 2022

Gardaí should gather evidence of Russia's war crimes by interviewing refugees, says Flanagan
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Gardaí should gather evidence of Russia's war crimes by interviewing refugees, says Flanagan

Apr 1st 2022, 6:00 AM 9,762 Views 16 Comments

The former justice minister has written to the Garda Commissioner asking for the the gardaí to take statements.

# garda-commissioner - Wednesday 23 February, 2022

Proposed changes to Garda roster postponed amid fears of industrial action
# Drew Harris
# Drew Harris

Proposed changes to Garda roster postponed amid fears of industrial action

Feb 23rd 2022, 2:29 PM 24,626 Views 17 Comments

The changes have been pushed back until at least late March.

# garda-commissioner - Tuesday 15 February, 2022

'A great honour': Drew Harris granted extension to remain Garda Commissioner until 2025
# Commissioner
# Commissioner

'A great honour': Drew Harris granted extension to remain Garda Commissioner until 2025

Updated Feb 15th 2022, 5:06 PM 39,258 Views 104 Comments

Cabinet granted the two year extension at a meeting this morning.

# garda-commissioner - Monday 10 January, 2022

Garda Commissioner issues written apology to man wrongly convicted of 1971 killing of Una Lynskey
# Martin Conmey
# Martin Conmey

Garda Commissioner issues written apology to man wrongly convicted of 1971 killing of Una Lynskey

Updated Jan 10th 2022, 8:51 PM 63,733 Views 31 Comments

19-year-old Una Lynskey was killed near her home in Co Meath in 1971.

# garda-commissioner - Monday 29 November, 2021

Detective's contempt case against Garda Commissioner struck out after settlement reached
# High Court
# High Court

Detective's contempt case against Garda Commissioner struck out after settlement reached

Nov 29th 2021, 4:02 PM 32,884 Views 0 Comments

The High Court heard that Detective Garda Aidan Bracken had suffered PTSD while working on organised crime cases.

# garda-commissioner - Thursday 24 June, 2021

Women's Aid says cancelled 999 calls 'troubling' as Policing Authority asks: 'If my call is cancelled, how do I know?'
# Cancelled Calls
# Cancelled Calls

Women's Aid says cancelled 999 calls 'troubling' as Policing Authority asks: 'If my call is cancelled, how do I know?'

Jun 24th 2021, 6:21 PM 13,497 Views 31 Comments

Drew Harris earlier apologised to hundreds of domestic abuse victims who had their 999 calls cancelled between 2019 and 2020.

# garda-commissioner - 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 52,419 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.

# garda-commissioner - Friday 23 October, 2020

Drew Harris says gardaí have stepped up investigations to identify organisers of anti-lockdown protests
# Garda Commissioner
# Garda Commissioner

Drew Harris says gardaí have stepped up investigations to identify organisers of anti-lockdown protests

Oct 23rd 2020, 2:23 PM 16,732 Views 0 Comments

Yesterday in Dublin, gardaí arrested 11 people following an anti-lockdown protest in the city.

# garda-commissioner - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Garda Commissioner restricting movements following close contact with Covid-19 case
# Drew Harris
# Drew Harris

Garda Commissioner restricting movements following close contact with Covid-19 case

Oct 13th 2020, 9:10 PM 23,270 Views 28 Comments

Drew Harris tested negative for Covid-19 at the weekend.

# garda-commissioner - Friday 13 March, 2020

Coronavirus measures: Retiring gardaí asked to stay on and 325 Garda students to be sworn in

Coronavirus measures: Retiring gardaí asked to stay on and 325 Garda students to be sworn in

Updated Mar 13th 2020, 11:12 AM 75,558 Views 108 Comments

The announcement means that Garda annual leave has been limited and that Garda training has been deferred.

# garda-commissioner - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Drew Harris says he has 'no regrets' over his comments about IRA Army Council and Sinn Féin
# Garda Commissioner
# Garda Commissioner

Drew Harris says he has 'no regrets' over his comments about IRA Army Council and Sinn Féin

Feb 26th 2020, 6:15 PM 41,227 Views 133 Comments

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald has said the ‘war is over, the IRA is off the stage’.

# garda-commissioner - Saturday 11 January, 2020

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

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

Jan 11th 2020, 10:00 PM 26,882 Views 48 Comments

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

# garda-commissioner - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

QIH directors meet Garda Commissioner for investigation update
# Kevin Lunney
# Kevin Lunney

QIH directors meet Garda Commissioner for investigation update

Dec 18th 2019, 6:29 PM 7,908 Views 0 Comments

In September, QIH director Kevin Lunney was taken from near his home and assaulted.

# garda-commissioner - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Six months pay to be offered to senior gardaí to encourage early retirement
# Before 60
# Before 60

Six months pay to be offered to senior gardaí to encourage early retirement

Dec 17th 2019, 6:00 AM 27,493 Views 44 Comments

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris will seek 30 senior Garda officers to avail of the severance package.

# garda-commissioner - Monday 16 December, 2019

Garda Commissioner says he's  'anxious' for cross-border cooperation post-Brexit
# Crimecall
# Crimecall

Garda Commissioner says he's 'anxious' for cross-border cooperation post-Brexit

Dec 16th 2019, 10:57 PM 9,372 Views 0 Comments

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris was speaking on RTÉ One’s Crimecall this evening.

# garda-commissioner - Monday 2 December, 2019

Family of man shot dead in Dundalk in 1976 to meet with Garda Commissioner this morning
# Seamus Ludlow
# Seamus Ludlow

Family of man shot dead in Dundalk in 1976 to meet with Garda Commissioner this morning

Dec 2nd 2019, 6:00 AM 8,240 Views 8 Comments

His family have long maintained Ludlow was an innocent victim of a loyalist death squad.

# garda-commissioner - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

Garda Commissioner says threatening posters against Quinn directors will be removed from lampposts
# Border Crime
# Border Crime

Garda Commissioner says threatening posters against Quinn directors will be removed from lampposts

Oct 30th 2019, 8:22 PM 20,189 Views 20 Comments

The Taoiseach said the State won’t be found wanting in ensuring that law and order prevails.

# garda-commissioner - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Less than half of Irish public think An Garda Síochána is well-managed
# Crime
# Crime

Less than half of Irish public think An Garda Síochána is well-managed

Jul 16th 2019, 12:38 PM 19,871 Views 85 Comments

A new garda survey found a high level of trust in gardaí with 75% of people saying officers in their area can be relied on to be there when needed.

# garda-commissioner - Friday 7 June, 2019

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris awarded for PSNI role in latest round of Queen's honours
# Birthday Honours
# Birthday Honours

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris awarded for PSNI role in latest round of Queen's honours

Jun 7th 2019, 10:58 PM 27,240 Views 70 Comments

Harris’ award was announced in a statement by the Policing Authority this evening.

# garda-commissioner - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

France requests deployment of two gardaí to assist with Irish tourists during D-Day events
# Summer Deployment
# Summer Deployment

France requests deployment of two gardaí to assist with Irish tourists during D-Day events

May 29th 2019, 6:10 AM 36,589 Views 31 Comments

Garda assistance has been requested by France for the months of July and August.

# garda-commissioner - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Family members of victims to be consulted on how Ireland can introduce domestic homicide reviews
# Clodagh Hawe
# Clodagh Hawe

Family members of victims to be consulted on how Ireland can introduce domestic homicide reviews

May 14th 2019, 6:00 AM 8,766 Views 0 Comments

Pressure has been mounting to introduce the reviews after the murder of Clodagh Hawe and her three children.

# garda-commissioner - Saturday 11 May, 2019

Garda Commissioner examining case of alleged Garda discrimination against Travellers
# Investigation
# Investigation

Garda Commissioner examining case of alleged Garda discrimination against Travellers

May 11th 2019, 9:30 AM 31,271 Views 5 Comments

The minister said it is incumbent on all members of the gardaí to abide by the code of conduct as they go about their work.

# garda-commissioner - Thursday 9 May, 2019

Commissioner says €22m for 'parading time' is drain on garda overtime budget
# PAC
# PAC

Commissioner says €22m for 'parading time' is drain on garda overtime budget

May 9th 2019, 12:36 PM 46,344 Views 46 Comments

The Garda Commissioner is appearing before the Oireachtas Public Accounts committee for the first time today.

# garda-commissioner - Monday 8 April, 2019

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

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

Apr 8th 2019, 5:45 PM 48,248 Views 77 Comments

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

# garda-commissioner - Sunday 7 April, 2019

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

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

Apr 7th 2019, 12:59 PM 86,348 Views 144 Comments

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

# garda-commissioner - Thursday 28 February, 2019

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

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

Feb 28th 2019, 6:23 PM 12,934 Views 20 Comments

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

# garda-commissioner - Thursday 24 January, 2019

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

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

Jan 24th 2019, 2:58 PM 13,182 Views 16 Comments

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.

# garda-commissioner - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Garda Commissioner: 'I'm not apologising for cutting overtime'
# Not Sorry
# Not Sorry

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

Oct 24th 2018, 3:32 PM 31,373 Views 49 Comments

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

# garda-commissioner - Thursday 11 October, 2018

'No credible evidence' O'Sullivan 'played any part' in campaign against McCabe
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

'No credible evidence' O'Sullivan 'played any part' in campaign against McCabe

Oct 11th 2018, 12:49 PM 10,834 Views 31 Comments

Judge Peter Charleton said Superintendent David Taylor had “every reason to lie” about the former Garda Commissioner because he was “bitter” about several things.

# garda-commissioner - Monday 3 September, 2018

Tribunal fallout, resources, rock-bottom morale - The challenges facing the new Garda Commissioner
# To-do List
# To-do List

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

Sep 3rd 2018, 7:30 PM 12,890 Views 26 Comments

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
# Day One
# Day One

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

Sep 3rd 2018, 6:06 AM 25,057 Views 51 Comments

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

# garda-commissioner - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

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

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

Aug 22nd 2018, 12:27 PM 22,573 Views 85 Comments

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

# garda-commissioner - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

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

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

Aug 21st 2018, 12:33 PM 19,694 Views 0 Comments

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

# garda-commissioner - Friday 17 August, 2018

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

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

Aug 17th 2018, 5:57 PM 109,579 Views 0 Comments

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.

# garda-commissioner - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

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

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

Jul 25th 2018, 6:10 AM 55,188 Views 83 Comments

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

# garda-commissioner - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

PSNI Deputy Chief Constable Drew Harris named as new Garda Commissioner
# New Role
# New Role

PSNI Deputy Chief Constable Drew Harris named as new Garda Commissioner

Updated Jun 26th 2018, 8:57 PM 80,677 Views 178 Comments

Nóirín O’Sullivan stepped down from her role in September 2017.

# garda-commissioner - Thursday 8 February, 2018

Tribunal to consider if any evidence of 'dark truth' that commissioner was 'going after' McCabe
# Charleton Tribunal
# Charleton Tribunal

Tribunal to consider if any evidence of 'dark truth' that commissioner was 'going after' McCabe

Feb 8th 2018, 6:15 PM 12,124 Views 0 Comments

Mr Justice Peter Charleton outlined 11 questions he will consider when preparing his latest report.

# garda-commissioner - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Law to be changed to allow over 55s apply for job of new Garda Commissioner
# CV
# CV

Law to be changed to allow over 55s apply for job of new Garda Commissioner

Feb 6th 2018, 8:34 PM 12,659 Views 42 Comments

Former commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan retired from the position last September.

# garda-commissioner - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

'You really need to think about this' - what Garda legal head says he should've said to Nóirín O'Sullivan
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

'You really need to think about this' - what Garda legal head says he should've said to Nóirín O'Sullivan

Jan 16th 2018, 6:05 AM 15,131 Views 0 Comments

On 11 May 2015, garda policy was to defend whistleblowers. By 15 May, it was impugning Maurice McCabe at the O’Higgins Commission.

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