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# garda-stations - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Three former garda stations licensed to be used by community groups

How the closed garda stations should be used is decided by the OPW, which is engaging with 64 interested groups across the country.

# garda-stations - Monday 29 July, 2013

The OPW is going to take an inventory of everything owned by the State Brian Hayes This post contains videos

The OPW is going to take an inventory of everything owned by the State

Minister of State Brian Hayes hopes to have details on every building, every piece of land and every table and chair owned by the State to be online by the beginning of next year.

# garda-stations - Thursday 4 July, 2013

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

State can't find other uses for closed garda stations

Forty former garda buildings will be sold as part of a wider disposal programme.

# garda-stations - Friday 22 March, 2013

Government to sell off some of the 139 closed garda stations

Office of Public Works Minister Brian Hayes has announced plans to find other State uses or to sell off the 139 garda stations that have been closed in the past two years.

# garda-stations - 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-stations - 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-stations - Thursday 31 January, 2013

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

Closure of 95 garda stations to go ahead today

Last night the Dáil voted down a motion tabled by Fianna Fáil to stop the closures.

# garda-stations - 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-stations - 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?

# garda-stations - Saturday 19 January, 2013

Gas, Gardaí and Tiny Dancers: The week in numbers

Just how popular IS the DublinBikes system? And how many spheres does a sex toy need to win approval from the ECJ?

95 Garda stations to close by end of month

Garda authorities have released a full list of the 95 stations which will close within the next 12 days.

# garda-stations - Tuesday 15 January, 2013

Rally planned to protest closure of Dublin garda station

Local residents are planning to make a human chain around Stepaside Garda Station next month.

# garda-stations - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Association of Garda Sergeants 'heard about cuts at same time as media'

Willie Gleeson from the Association said that despite requesting meetings with the Minister for Justice and Garda Commissioner, they only found out about the cuts yesterday.

Names of 100 garda stations to close next year

Minister Shatter said that a garda sitting at a desk in a small garda station for three hours a day is not the best way to tackle crime.

# garda-stations - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Number arrested in organised crime crackdown now at 113

Gardaí have been carrying out a major investigation into organised crime across the country.

# garda-stations - Monday 19 November, 2012

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

# garda-stations - Saturday 27 October, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Ice-cream for children’s votes? Tayto Park as possible children’s hospital site? European ‘Rear of the Year’ award for the Taoiseach?

# garda-stations - Friday 26 October, 2012

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Garda association criticises proposed closure of 80 stations

The Garda Representatives Association said proposed changes will not save money and the service will “go downhill rapidly”.

# garda-stations - Friday 21 September, 2012

Senator hits out at possible closure of rural garda stations

Trevor Ó Clochartaigh said that people are worried that crimes may increase if this happens. Meanwhile, Minister Shatter has given the latest update on the closures.

# garda-stations - Thursday 20 September, 2012

21 arrested in organised crime raid

More arrests are likely to come today as Gardaí carry out a major investigation into organised crime in Dublin.

# garda-stations - Sunday 19 August, 2012

Crime stats shouldn't be 'stick to beat gardaí with', says TD

Niall Collins TD is urging Minister Alan Shatter not to close more garda stations.

# garda-stations - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

Poll: Should we close more garda stations to save money? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we close more garda stations to save money?

The Minister for Justice has warned of further closures, but what do you think?

The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things to know this morning, including: more garda station closures, seven killed in US college shootings, and a new ‘flying car’ (video).

More garda station closures in future, Shatter warns

The Minister for Justice said there would be a “rationalisation” of stations, in addition to those already slated for closure.

# garda-stations - Monday 2 April, 2012

Disused garda stations to be used as primary health care facilities - Minister

An application for a €50 million annual building allocation for primary care centres will be made, says the Minister of State for Primary Care Róisin Shorthall.

# garda-stations - Monday 26 March, 2012

Former Dublin Garda station leased to childcare company

Minister of State Brian Hayes said that he was open to leasing other State properties to businesses and the community.

# garda-stations - Sunday 12 February, 2012

Two out of five Garda stations don’t have email access

Only 421 of the country’s 703 Garda stations are “networked” – meaning 40 per cent of them don’t have email connections.

# garda-stations - Friday 23 December, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday

In tonight’s Fix: Fears over superstore plans; the mystery of the space ball; and how Christmas movies might have been.

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

State spends over €65k this year on Garda stations that will close in 2012

Four of the 31 Garda stations that will close next year have had refurbishment works carried out on them in the past 12 months.

# garda-stations - Thursday 15 December, 2011

Interview: ‘Two gardaí assaulted each day: the uniform doesn’t protect us’

GRA president Damien McCarthy paints a picture for of a force nearing breaking point – and raises “serious concerns” about the garda watchdog.

# garda-stations - Monday 5 December, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday

In tonight’s Fix: All the latest from the Budget; good news for Ryan Tubridy; and the world’s Christmas capital (which you’ve never heard of…)

Gardaí warn that station closures 'will change DNA of policing'

31 Garda stations will be closed as part of Budget cutbacks – a move that Gardaí say will destroy the ethos of community policing.

# garda-stations - Monday 31 October, 2011

Two arrested in connection with Falsey murder

Darren Falsey (36) was murdered in Carrigaline, Co Cork, in August. This morning, gardaí arrested two men during their investigations into the shooting.