We need your help now

Support from readers like you keeps The Journal open.

You are visiting us because we have something you value. Independent, unbiased news that tells the truth. Advertising revenue goes some way to support our mission, but this year it has not been enough.

If you've seen value in our reporting, please contribute what you can, so we can continue to produce accurate and meaningful journalism. For everyone who needs it.

# garda recruitment

Last month
June 2024
McEntee announces new recruitment drive for Garda Reserve with increased payment for volunteers
This year
More than 2,000 people over 35 apply to gardaí in first competition since age limit was raised
Last year
Poll: Do you think the age limit of 35 for new garda applicants should be removed?
Taoiseach says people being attacked ‘all the time’ on Irish streets
Garda recruitment age limit should be reconsidered, says justice minister
Analysis: This week's policing storm illustrates the differing views on the roles of Gardaí
Dr Ian Marder
Increasing Garda retirement age to 62 under consideration, says Taoiseach
All time
Over 11,000 people apply to become a Garda in latest recruitment drive
A new recruitment drive for An Garda Síochána has launched today
Only 192 garda stations have received an increase in staffing levels since 2015
Gardaí felt use of non-Irish actors in recruitment ads aimed at minorities would amount to 'tokenism'
800 new gardaí will be recruited next year - but who will want that job?
Want to become a garda? Applications close this week
'Ramping up': 250 new gardaí will be recruited this year
296 garda retirements in 2013 and 100 station closures
20,000 people apply for jobs in An Garda Síochana
First Garda recruitment drive since 2009 begins today
20,000 expected to apply for Garda positions
Garda recruitment to restart (and they're already expecting lots of applications)
Lift garda recruitment embargo to help fight crime, says O'Brien