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# garda-commissioner - Thursday 19 December, 2013

Burglaries down by 10 per cent this year - but thefts increased

The figures were welcomed by the Garda Commissioner, who said that we must not be complacent.

# garda-commissioner - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everybody’s talking about the bad weather, bankers charged with €7.2 billion fraud, and Ian Watkins sentenced to 35 years in prison.

# garda-commissioner - Monday 9 December, 2013

Garda Commissioner attempts to prevent release of Toscan Du Plantier files

Ian Bailey is bringing a case against the state, but his solicitor says that a number of files are being kept secret.

# garda-commissioner - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

What does the real-life Commissioner think of the Love/Hate gardaí?

Martin Callinan admitted today that he watches the RTÉ drama. But what does he make of how the force is portrayed?

Garda Commissioner says media reports on Roma child cases "not accurate"

It was reported at the weekend that local social workers were left out of the loop when gardaí removed a two-year-old Roma boy from his family.

# garda-commissioner - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Commissioner confirms Love/Hate garda to face inquiry

Detective Kieran O’Reilly, who has worked on real-life undercover drug operations, plays a member of the elite squad cracking down on ‘Nidge’ and his gang…

# garda-commissioner - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Poll: Is a DNA database a good idea? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is a DNA database a good idea?

Proposals to set up a new database are being published today – but is it a good idea?

# garda-commissioner - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Commissioner welcomes Dundon trial result after 'painstaking' investigation

Martin Callinan said the verdict endorses the capacity of the State to deal with this type of serious criminal case.

# garda-commissioner - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

Ombudsman investigates death of young man in Dungarvan Garda station

The man in his early 20s was found dead in the station shortly before 11am this morning.

# garda-commissioner - Monday 29 July, 2013

USI withdraws condemnation of 2010 student protesters

The comments from the union come after harsh criticism of gardaí by the Ombudsman for withholding information.

# garda-commissioner - Monday 8 July, 2013

Over €7m in compensation paid to gardaí injured on duty last year

The average award to an injured garda last year was €59,685.

# garda-commissioner - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Gardaí did not cooperate with watchdog investigation...again

The Garda Ombudsman Commission has released yet another damning report claiming gardaí would not fully cooperate with its investigation.

# garda-commissioner - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

Shatter: ‘Do I think it was a mistake to mention the incident surrounding Deputy Wallace? ...Of course I do’

Alan Shatter admits to an error of judgement, but defends his record, as the Dáil begins debating a motion of no confidence.

Kenny: 'The difference is Wallace broke the law, and Shatter didn't'

The Taoiseach is pressed on why a report exists of Mick Wallace’s encounter with Gardaí, but none of Alan Shatter’s.

Shatter: 'No garda report generated on breathalyser incident'

An official statement from the Justice Minister came after inquiries made by the Garda Commissioner to local garda management.

# garda-commissioner - Thursday 23 May, 2013

Garda watchdog slams force for not cooperating with investigations

Garda Ombudsman Commission received more than 2,000 complaints last year.

# garda-commissioner - Saturday 18 May, 2013

Remembrance medal presented to family of Adrian Donohoe

The medal was presented at the annual Garda Memorial Day, honouring the 87 Gardaí who have died while on duty.

# garda-commissioner - Friday 17 May, 2013

Commissioner welcomes garda recruitment “as soon as possible”

Martin Callinan said that he anticipates the number of gardaí to drop below 13,000 which indicates that recruitment should begin.

# garda-commissioner - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Callinan "has no axe to grind" with penalty points whistleblowers

The Oireachtas Public Accounts Committee questioned the Garda Commissioner on the recent report on the quashing of penalty points.

# garda-commissioner - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Garda Commissioner rubbishes claims that crime figures are 'massaged'

Martin Callinan said he had “no information or evidence of the allegations being spoken about” by John Parker.

# garda-commissioner - Thursday 28 March, 2013

Gilmore says Shatter 'not silencing anybody' over Garda walk-out

“The government is not disciplining anybody,” the Tánaiste says, saying Garda discipline is a matter for the Commissioner.

# garda-commissioner - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

Garda Commissioner says 'more needs to be done with fewer resources'

Speaking at the AGSI’s annual conference, Martin Callinan said that gardaí are “not immune” from the cuts to public expenditure.

# garda-commissioner - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

Garda Commissioner to meet with GRA over cuts

The committee will meet with Callinan at Garda Headquarters in Dublin this morning at 11am.

# garda-commissioner - Saturday 16 February, 2013

Garda Commissioner sets date for meeting with garda body

Earlier this week the GRA called for a meeting with Callinan, saying it is convinced he is unaware of the impact of proposed pay cuts.

# garda-commissioner - Friday 15 February, 2013

Garda Commissioner to meet GRA as plans for industrial action get underway

The GRA said plans are in place for members to “turn off the goodwill tap” from 22 February if the government refuses to budge on pay cut proposals.

# garda-commissioner - Thursday 14 February, 2013

Garda body passes motion of no confidence in Shatter

Martin Callinan has arranged to meet with the Garda Representative Association as it calls for solidarity against pay cuts.

# garda-commissioner - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

GRA national executive meeting to 'consider all options' following votes for industrial action

The GRA said concerns raised in recent meetings of garda divisions across the country will be brought before the national executive.

# garda-commissioner - Saturday 9 February, 2013

Gardaí across the country voting in favour of industrial action Exclusive

Following a meeting in Cork City earlier this week, gardaí in other divisions have been voting on a potential ‘blue flu’ as well as motions of no confidence in Minister Shatter and Commissioner Callinan.

Gardaí closing in on Adrian Donohoe murder suspects

Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan yesterday visited Dundalk Garda Station to meet with officers leading the investigation.

# garda-commissioner - Sunday 3 February, 2013

Shatter: Closure of Stepaside station will not result in fewer Gardai in area

The Justice Minister says the station’s closure will not result in a loss of Gardaí in the area, as the 34 Garda members currently stationed there will be based in Dundrum and Blackrock.

# garda-commissioner - Thursday 31 January, 2013

"If you have any semblance of good in you, for God's sake, turn these people in"

The Garda Commissioner told the congregation at the funeral of Adrian Donohoe that An Garda Síochána will do everything in its power to bring the perpetrators to justice.

# garda-commissioner - Friday 25 January, 2013

Poll: Are you worried about garda station closures? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you worried about garda station closures?

Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan has said that cutbacks will not affect the standard of policing, but are you worried about the closure of 100 garda station?

Callinan: Gardaí will not lose contact with community due to cutbacks

Commissioner Callinan said that he is committed to “policing through people and not through buildings or bricks and mortar”.

# garda-commissioner - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Garda Commissioner tells Shatter: priority that people behind Donegal attacks brought to justice

A woman and a man were targeted in aggravated burglaries over night in Co Donegal.

# garda-commissioner - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

€35m Garda payroll cut to significantly impact force numbers

As many as 1,400 serving Gardaí may have to be be cut in response to budget cuts.

# garda-commissioner - Monday 7 January, 2013

Shatter insists threats by terrorist groups are 'completely unacceptable'

However, the Justice Minister would not be drawn on reports about an alleged incident in Limerick yesterday.

# garda-commissioner - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

Shatter: Allegations on penalty points concern only 'small minority' of cases

The justice minister says fewer than 300 alleged driving offences are being questioned, out of a total of almost 1.5 million.

# garda-commissioner - Friday 7 December, 2012

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Garda Commissioner: Investigation into penalty points cancellations will be 'rigorous'

Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan said there was “no question” that a culture of non-enforcement of penalties was being tolerated by the Gardaí.