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#Garda cuts

# garda-cuts - Sunday 26 April, 2015

# garda-cuts - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

Shatter tells garda superintendents he's 'sorry they felt excluded' from Croke Park talks

The Justice Minister also said that recruitment would now have to be delayed because there must be funds to pay for them.

# garda-cuts - 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-cuts - Monday 25 March, 2013

Silence greets Shatter as he tells gardaí that protests do disservice to force

Alan Shatter delivered a speech to the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors in Sligo tonight with delegates giving him a frosty reception.

Shatter to address garda conference amid concern over pay cuts

The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors gathers for its annual conference in Sligo today with Justice Minister Alan Shatter due to address delegates this evening.

# garda-cuts - Saturday 23 March, 2013

Gardaí feel like 'sitting ducks' after decision to withdraw Uzi submachine guns

Revolvers carried by detectives were replaced with semi-automatic handguns to “meet the policing needs” but gardaí say this is not enough.

# garda-cuts - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

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The Evening Fix... now with added baby-vomiting frogs

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# garda-cuts - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Gardaí to show leniency at checkpoints under new work-to-rule measures

The new measures will also see gardaí refusing to volunteer for overtime on St Patrick’s Day.

# garda-cuts - Sunday 3 March, 2013

'I have given as much as I can' - garda speaks out against pay cuts

The garda source said many colleagues have difficulties with the potential impact of industrial action but they feel they are backed into a corner.

Varadkar: No special pay deals for unions who walked out of talks

The transport minister says unions who left the Croke Park 2 talks left members “high and dry” and cannot get concessions.

# garda-cuts - Saturday 2 March, 2013

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The Evening Fix...now with added strangely attractive snails

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Gardaí to roll out 'second menu of options' after GRA meeting next week

The new set of options could see gardaí refuse to work overtime without a written request from the officer in charge.

# garda-cuts - Friday 22 February, 2013

GRA protest at pay talks 'a bad day' for Garda reputation: Shatter

The Minister for Justice criticises the attitude of Garda bodies for refusing to participate in the public pay talks.

UPDATE: Sergeants and inspectors join garda action in protest over pay cuts

The protest will see gardaí withdrawing all voluntary tasks and sticking following health and safety procedures.

# garda-cuts - Thursday 21 February, 2013

GRA hold protest outside Croke Park talks

Gardaí are due to start enforcing a number of measures tomorrow in protest at the cuts which will see them refuse to use personal equipment and strictly follow safety procedures.

# garda-cuts - 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-cuts - 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-cuts - 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-cuts - 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-cuts - 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-cuts - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

More gardaí vote in favour of industrial action, no confidence in Shatter

Meetings of the Garda Representative Association in parts of Dublin, Kerry, Cork and Tipperary took place last night.

# garda-cuts - 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.

# garda-cuts - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Gardaí in Cork City may opt for 'blue flu'

Last night gardaí in Cork City voted unanimously to pass a motion calling for industrial action over proposed cuts to pay and allowances.

# garda-cuts - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

Labour senator stands over claim that Shatter made joke about garda cuts

Alan Shatter strongly denies that he made a joke in relation to garda station closures as has been alleged by the Labour Senator John Whelan.

# garda-cuts - Thursday 31 January, 2013

The 5 at 5: Thursday

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# garda-cuts - Monday 28 January, 2013

Dáil to debate garda station closures as ex-commissioner criticises cuts

Former garda assistant commissioner Martin Donnellan questioned the cuts to garda resources as the issue will be debated in the Dáil this week.

# garda-cuts - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

100 garda stations to close and 28 districts to amalgamate

Apart from the closure of 98 part-time garda stations, two large stations in Stepaside and Kill O’ the Grange, Dublin will also close.

# garda-cuts - Thursday 12 July, 2012

TD says retired gardai could free up staff for frontline

Some 340 Gardaí are engaged exclusively in administrative duties according to Fine Gael TD Patrick O’Donovan.

# garda-cuts - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

Taoiseach to consult with Shatter after woman drove garda to crime scene

A woman in Donegal whose house was burgled had to collect a member of the gardaí and bring him to the crime scene last week, it has emerged.