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# gra2017 - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Concern gardaí will become targets for terrorists at post-Brexit border posts
# Hard Border
# Hard Border

Concern gardaí will become targets for terrorists at post-Brexit border posts

Apr 30th 2017, 7:00 AM 9,251 Views 56 Comments

Garda representatives have said the force simply does not have the resources to police a hardened border.

# gra2017 - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

'It'll grow on you': Gardaí demand the right to wear a beard on duty
# The Fuzz
# The Fuzz

'It'll grow on you': Gardaí demand the right to wear a beard on duty

Apr 26th 2017, 12:50 PM 17,762 Views 53 Comments

“It’s not like we want to reunite the Dubliners and start growing beards all over the place.”

'We can't keep our head in the sand': Only 3 armed gardaí covering Dublin Airport
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

'We can't keep our head in the sand': Only 3 armed gardaí covering Dublin Airport

Apr 26th 2017, 6:00 AM 25,146 Views 73 Comments

Rank-and-file gardaí have warned they are not prepared for the types of terrorist attacks that have been happening in Europe.

Gardaí: 'There were issues with how some homicides were classified'
# Data Issues
# Data Issues

Gardaí: 'There were issues with how some homicides were classified'

Apr 26th 2017, 1:00 AM 10,242 Views 10 Comments

Deputy Commissisioner John Twomey stressed all of these deaths were fully investigated.

# gra2017 - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Commissioner: 'Either gardaí can't count accurately or someone's been making figures up'
# Breath Tests
# Breath Tests

Commissioner: 'Either gardaí can't count accurately or someone's been making figures up'

Apr 25th 2017, 5:29 PM 14,858 Views 45 Comments

Garda management will present an interim report on the breath test scandal to the Policing Authority this week.

'I've been bitten, spat at, assaulted': Noirin O'Sullivan says she can relate to rank-and-file gardai
# Thin Blue Line
# Thin Blue Line

'I've been bitten, spat at, assaulted': Noirin O'Sullivan says she can relate to rank-and-file gardai

Apr 25th 2017, 4:42 PM 28,174 Views 37 Comments

The Commissioner was responding to personal stories of gardai who had been attacked, including one who needed 22 staples in his elbow.

Poll: Should uniformed gardaí be allowed have beards?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should uniformed gardaí be allowed have beards?

Apr 25th 2017, 8:05 AM 39,695 Views 124 Comments

Currently, gardaí must be clean-shaven while on duty.

Garda colleagues of Tony Golden 'will never get over what happened' to him
# Thin Blue Line
# Thin Blue Line

Garda colleagues of Tony Golden 'will never get over what happened' to him

Apr 25th 2017, 12:05 AM 15,603 Views 11 Comments

The Garda Ombudsman last week launched an investigation into the events surrounding the garda’s killing.

# gra2017 - Monday 24 April, 2017

Gardaí on breath test scandal: 'It's not collective responsibility, it's a management issue'
# Blame Game
# Blame Game

Gardaí on breath test scandal: 'It's not collective responsibility, it's a management issue'

Apr 24th 2017, 6:34 PM 13,984 Views 36 Comments

The head of the Garda Representative Association said the role of managers is to ensure lower ranks are properly supervised.

Terrorism, assaults and the right to grow beards will be debated by rank-and-file gardaí
# Gra Conference
# Gra Conference

Terrorism, assaults and the right to grow beards will be debated by rank-and-file gardaí

Apr 24th 2017, 6:05 AM 11,936 Views 20 Comments

An internal dispute about two motions being removed from the GRA’s agenda is also likely to boil over this week.