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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# garda reserves

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# protect and serve
Fancy wearing the blue? The Garda Reserve is taking on 300 more recruits
It’s part of a plan to increase the size of both the reserve and regular garda forces.
# Breakdown
Garda reserve numbers dropped 35% since 2014, here's how many reserves are in each division
The biggest drop was in the Dublin South Central district where the number fell by a further 12% since May of this year.