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#John Twomey

# john-twomey - Sunday 5 April, 2020

Gardaí urge public to continue social distancing ahead of expected coronavirus peak

Deputy Commissioner John Twomey thanked people for high levels of compliance with the new rules so far.

# john-twomey - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

'It's not good enough': Deirdre Jacob's father slams lack of progress in missing person cases

Michael Jacob gave an impromptu speech at the end of today’s ceremony to mark National Missing Persons Day.

# john-twomey - Thursday 27 April, 2017

'This was weak practice' - Garda Commissioner says it's 'too early' to say what caused breath tests scandal

O’Sullivan is making her first appearance in front of the Policing Authority since the scandal concerning Garda breath tests first broke.

# john-twomey - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

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

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

# john-twomey - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Clare Daly asks Commissioner why she was brought to court over driving offence

More than 14,000 people were summoned to court erroneously.

# john-twomey - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

From The42 John Twomey: Ireland's flag bearer will be competing at his 11th (!) Paralympic Games Plain Sailing

John Twomey: Ireland's flag bearer will be competing at his 11th (!) Paralympic Games

“It’s a memory that I will cherish for the rest of my life.”

# john-twomey - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

'Kids are selling drugs because gardaí are busy at water protests'

Drug dealing in Dublin has been described as “absolutely horrendous”

# john-twomey - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Rogue taxi drivers beware: Gardaí are clamping down

An Garda Síochána will be targeting taxis and hackneys as part of a national campaign this weekend.

# john-twomey - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Speed cameras record more than 7,000 hours of driving each month

There are 727 “speed enforcement zones” throughout the country.

# john-twomey - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

More people were arrested for drink-driving on Patrick's Day than on an average day

A senior garda says that the road safety message did not sink in for some drivers.

# john-twomey - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Pics: Seven arrested and cannabis plants seized in Dublin Garda raid

Cannabis plants worth an estimated €100,000 and a small amount of cocaine were seized after Gardaí carried out raids on twenty premises around Dublin.

# john-twomey - Friday 26 October, 2012

Upwardly mobile: City centre Gardaí to get Segways

The two machines are due to be presented by the Dublin City Business Association to Gardaí on Dublin’s Grafton Street.

# john-twomey - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

From The42 Paralympic Breakfast: Kearney bids for more glory Preview

Paralympic Breakfast: Kearney bids for more glory

The Irish rider is hoping to add to the silver medal she already won, as she competes in Individual Freestyle Test later today.

# john-twomey - Wednesday 28 December, 2011

Garda chief defends traffic corps as Byrne says "lives are at stake"

As six people died on our roads over Christmas, it has been revealed that the Garda Traffic Corps has seen its numbers reduced to under 1,000 at present.

# john-twomey - Friday 16 December, 2011

Gardaí and RSA kick off Christmas road safety drive

An Garda Síochána and Road Safety Authority have urged motorists not to drink and drive, or speed, over the holidays.

# john-twomey - Wednesday 23 March, 2011

St Patrick’s Weekend road deaths up 50 per cent from last year

Six people were killed on the roads over the five-day period while 267 were arrested for drink driving.