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#Templemore

# templemore - Friday 20 March, 2020

'Your early deployment will make a real and positive impact': 319 gardaí sworn in to help respond to Covid-19 crisis
# New Recruits
# New Recruits

'Your early deployment will make a real and positive impact': 319 gardaí sworn in to help respond to Covid-19 crisis

Mar 20th 2020, 12:34 PM 19,371 Views 26 Comments

The trainees will bring the Garda’s numbers to its highest level of almost 15,000.

# templemore - Friday 6 September, 2019

Garda recruit resigns as alleged drink driving incident probed in Templemore
# Investigation
# Investigation

Garda recruit resigns as alleged drink driving incident probed in Templemore

Sep 6th 2019, 4:48 PM 35,807 Views 0 Comments

The alleged drink-drive incident happened on Wednesday evening this week.

# templemore - Friday 30 August, 2019

Probationary garda arrested after allegedly stealing from wallet handed into station
# Theft
# Theft

Probationary garda arrested after allegedly stealing from wallet handed into station

Aug 30th 2019, 5:12 PM 70,629 Views 46 Comments

The garda has been suspended from duty.

# templemore - Friday 7 June, 2019

New Garda recruits set to be stationed in areas hardest hit by gang violence
# New Gardaí
# New Gardaí

New Garda recruits set to be stationed in areas hardest hit by gang violence

Jun 7th 2019, 5:34 PM 25,864 Views 48 Comments

A total of 55 Garda have been assigned to the Coolock and Blanchardstown areas.

# templemore - Saturday 19 January, 2019

Garda College spending €15k to train European cops how to speak English like a police officer
# Cooperation
# Cooperation

Garda College spending €15k to train European cops how to speak English like a police officer

Jan 19th 2019, 7:30 AM 23,038 Views 28 Comments

The three-week course will “provide an opportunity for gardaí to work with their European counterparts”.

# templemore - Friday 30 November, 2018

Taoiseach tells new gardaí: 'Your loyalty is not to the person in the uniform. It is to the uniform and all that it stands for'
# Garda Reform
# Garda Reform

Taoiseach tells new gardaí: 'Your loyalty is not to the person in the uniform. It is to the uniform and all that it stands for'

Nov 30th 2018, 1:48 PM 30,480 Views 62 Comments

A change in the culture of gardaí in which ‘no-one ever hesitates in speaking truth to power’ is needed, according to Leo Varadkar.

# templemore - Saturday 28 July, 2018

Watchdog still in talks with gardaí over members' compliance with ethics laws
# Garda College
# Garda College

Watchdog still in talks with gardaí over members' compliance with ethics laws

Jul 28th 2018, 8:30 AM 9,329 Views 16 Comments

SIPO is to develop ‘standards of best practice’ for public bodies to ensure they communicate to employees about disclosing their interests.

# templemore - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Want to become a garda? A new recruitment drive has been launched
# Job Fairy
# Job Fairy

Want to become a garda? A new recruitment drive has been launched

May 17th 2018, 12:01 AM 30,035 Views 39 Comments

Charlie Flanagan has encouraged people from minority communities to apply.

# templemore - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Trainee garda faces deportation after investigation exposes his sham marriage
# Templemore
# Templemore

Trainee garda faces deportation after investigation exposes his sham marriage

Apr 24th 2018, 10:30 AM 99,163 Views 120 Comments

The man is understood to have married an Eastern European woman.

# templemore - Friday 30 March, 2018

PAC 'not satisfied' Garda College still operating under multiple tax codes
# Training College
# Training College

PAC 'not satisfied' Garda College still operating under multiple tax codes

Mar 30th 2018, 6:45 AM 11,131 Views 23 Comments

In its latest report, the PAC state that last year the gardaí declared its intention to the committee to bring the organisation under one tax code by the end of March.

# templemore - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Top garda civil servant describes 'visible change' since Acting Commissioner took over
# Culture
# Culture

Top garda civil servant describes 'visible change' since Acting Commissioner took over

Nov 26th 2017, 8:04 PM 31,291 Views 33 Comments

John Barrett has previously voiced criticism of management in the organisation.

# templemore - Sunday 24 September, 2017

Author of damning report on gardaí's child protection record invited to train new recruits
# Geoffrey Shannon
# Geoffrey Shannon

Author of damning report on gardaí's child protection record invited to train new recruits

Sep 24th 2017, 12:05 AM 13,002 Views 19 Comments

Professor Geoffrey Shannon published a comprehensive audit of the gardaí’s child protection practices in May.

# templemore - Saturday 22 July, 2017

Resolution of garda issues hangs on solving tensions between senior managers
# Analysis
# Analysis

Resolution of garda issues hangs on solving tensions between senior managers

Jul 22nd 2017, 6:00 AM 6,872 Views 8 Comments

The first recommendation in the Public Accounts Committee’s report on Templemore focused on strained relationships at the top of the organisation.

# templemore - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

'It's time for her to go': TDs call for Commissioner to step down over Templemore scandal
# PAC
# PAC

'It's time for her to go': TDs call for Commissioner to step down over Templemore scandal

Jul 18th 2017, 5:32 PM 26,413 Views 119 Comments

The Public Accounts Committee released its damning report today on financial irregularities at the garda college.

# templemore - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Commissioner refuses to name retired officer who was signatory on 'suspicious' account
# Templemore
# Templemore

Commissioner refuses to name retired officer who was signatory on 'suspicious' account

Jun 20th 2017, 5:05 PM 20,036 Views 88 Comments

A report on this account has been sent to Gsoc as there is “reasonable cause to suspect” fraud has been committed.

# templemore - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Deputy Commissioner describes 'clash' and 'lack of trust' between two senior civil servants
# Templemore
# Templemore

Deputy Commissioner describes 'clash' and 'lack of trust' between two senior civil servants

Jun 14th 2017, 7:00 PM 38,692 Views 24 Comments

Anne Marie McMahon said she was made director of the Sportsfield company at the garda college by virtue of her role in the force.

# templemore - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Head of garda HR steps down from ethics committee amid internal row
# Templemore
# Templemore

Head of garda HR steps down from ethics committee amid internal row

Jun 13th 2017, 10:32 AM 18,083 Views 22 Comments

It emerged recently that one of Barrett’s colleagues questioned in a letter to the Commissioner whether he had breached the Official Secrets Act.

# templemore - Saturday 3 June, 2017

Five tax numbers - but no offshore accounts: What we know now about Templemore's finances
# Irregular
# Irregular

Five tax numbers - but no offshore accounts: What we know now about Templemore's finances

Jun 3rd 2017, 6:30 AM 7,460 Views 7 Comments

Top garda civil servants were grilled by the Public Accounts Committee again this week.

# templemore - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Bar at Templemore Garda College is rarely open, but has a bank balance of €417k
# PAC
# PAC

Bar at Templemore Garda College is rarely open, but has a bank balance of €417k

Jun 1st 2017, 11:19 AM 85,997 Views 80 Comments

Further revelations about the finances of the garda college in Templemore were revealed during an eight-hour sitting of the PAC.

# templemore - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

'It's like we're in an episode of Father Ted': Top civil servants contradict each other when questioned
# Follow The Money
# Follow The Money

'It's like we're in an episode of Father Ted': Top civil servants contradict each other when questioned

May 31st 2017, 9:31 PM 43,729 Views 66 Comments

Civilian members of the gardaí gave evidence in front of the Public Accounts Committee today.

# templemore - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Massive infighting among top gardaí over Templemore scandal
# Tempers Flare
# Tempers Flare

Massive infighting among top gardaí over Templemore scandal

May 25th 2017, 6:24 PM 31,491 Views 49 Comments

A series of documents delivered by gardaí to the Public Accounts Committee detail a war of words among the Garda hierarchy.

# templemore - Monday 15 May, 2017

Most people want Garda Commissioner Nóirín O'Sullivan fired
# Templemore
# Templemore

Most people want Garda Commissioner Nóirín O'Sullivan fired

May 15th 2017, 11:35 PM 13,955 Views 51 Comments

She has faced increasing pressure in recent months following a string of controversies.

# templemore - Thursday 11 May, 2017

'Garda HR boss has done a great service to the country' - Alan Kelly
# PAC
# PAC

'Garda HR boss has done a great service to the country' - Alan Kelly

May 11th 2017, 6:15 AM 16,759 Views 64 Comments

The PAC wants to bring the Garda Commissioner in earlier than planned.

# templemore - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Pressure mounts on Garda Commissioner after new dossier claims O'Sullivan misled PAC
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

Pressure mounts on Garda Commissioner after new dossier claims O'Sullivan misled PAC

May 9th 2017, 10:42 PM 21,221 Views 96 Comments

The new information was sent to the PAC today.

# templemore - Saturday 6 May, 2017

Here's what we know so far about Templemore's 'unacceptable' finances
# Accountability
# Accountability

Here's what we know so far about Templemore's 'unacceptable' finances

May 6th 2017, 6:00 AM 16,581 Views 26 Comments

The Commissioner’s performance at the Public Accounts Committee this week has sparked calls for her to step down.

# templemore - Friday 5 May, 2017

There could be criminal probe into Templemore funds - Commissioner
# Controversy
# Controversy

There could be criminal probe into Templemore funds - Commissioner

May 5th 2017, 2:57 PM 8,983 Views 37 Comments

The Commissioner said she did not mislead the Public Accounts Committee yesterday.

# templemore - Thursday 4 May, 2017

The Garda Commissioner, the head of HR and the 'brief' two-hour meeting in Templemore
# Accountability
# Accountability

The Garda Commissioner, the head of HR and the 'brief' two-hour meeting in Templemore

May 4th 2017, 9:02 PM 31,189 Views 59 Comments

Nóirín O’Sullivan appeared before the Public Accounts Committee today and left members with more questions than answers.

# templemore - Monday 1 May, 2017

Garda College says locals can no longer use its swimming pool
# Templemore
# Templemore

Garda College says locals can no longer use its swimming pool

May 1st 2017, 9:45 PM 47,043 Views 48 Comments

Locals can no longer use the swimming pool or playing fields.

# templemore - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Garda report on Templemore college can give 'no assurance' that its financial management is even 'adequate'
# Templemore
# Templemore

Garda report on Templemore college can give 'no assurance' that its financial management is even 'adequate'

Mar 29th 2017, 1:54 PM 18,406 Views 40 Comments

The findings of the internal audit report on the running of Templemore Training College has piled yet more pressure on Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan.

# templemore - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Tipp All-Ireland minor winners key as Templemore see off Thurles in Harty Cup
# Star Men
From The42
# Star Men

Tipp All-Ireland minor winners key as Templemore see off Thurles in Harty Cup

Jan 11th 2017, 3:35 PM 8,559 Views 1 Comment

Our Lady’s Templemore bagged three goals en route to victory today.

# templemore - Thursday 20 October, 2016

As it happened: Leo Varadkar grilled on TDs' salaries, Brexit ... and a golf club
# Filling In For Enda
# Filling In For Enda

As it happened: Leo Varadkar grilled on TDs' salaries, Brexit ... and a golf club

Oct 20th 2016, 12:04 PM 18,532 Views 13 Comments

Varadkar is filling in for Taoiseach Enda Kenny this afternoon.

# templemore - Thursday 22 September, 2016

"Exceptional personal bravery" - Murdered Garda Adrian Donohoe awarded force's highest honour
# Gold Scott Medal
# Gold Scott Medal

"Exceptional personal bravery" - Murdered Garda Adrian Donohoe awarded force's highest honour

Sep 22nd 2016, 7:04 PM 10,206 Views 34 Comments

Adrian Donohoe was shot and killed in the line of duty at Bellurgan, near Dundalk, three years ago.

# templemore - Monday 5 September, 2016

Cleaning staff at Templemore Garda College serve notice of industrial action
# Work To Rule
# Work To Rule

Cleaning staff at Templemore Garda College serve notice of industrial action

Sep 5th 2016, 9:51 PM 16,742 Views 35 Comments

Impact, which represents the workers, said there is not enough staff to deal with increased student numbers at the college.

# templemore - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Fianna Fáil wants gardaí on the Luas to stop burglars escaping
# Crime
# Crime

Fianna Fáil wants gardaí on the Luas to stop burglars escaping

Jan 20th 2016, 12:30 PM 12,276 Views 36 Comments

The party’s crime policy includes increasing the Garda force to 15,000.

# templemore - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Garda commissioner rejects claims journalists' phones are being tapped
# Templemore
# Templemore

Garda commissioner rejects claims journalists' phones are being tapped

Jul 23rd 2015, 10:21 PM 11,127 Views 61 Comments

Noirín O’Sullivan was talking about the relationship between the gardaí and the media.

# templemore - Saturday 11 July, 2015

Is your area getting one of the 'Class of 2015' graduate gardaí?
# Station To Station
# Station To Station

Is your area getting one of the 'Class of 2015' graduate gardaí?

Jul 11th 2015, 8:30 AM 36,083 Views 50 Comments

Where are the new recruits going?

# templemore - Sunday 28 June, 2015

Have you seen John Ryan? He's been missing for 21 days
# Missing
# Missing

Have you seen John Ryan? He's been missing for 21 days

Jun 28th 2015, 10:56 AM 22,074 Views 4 Comments

John Ryan was last seen driving in his car near the Cliffs of Moher.

# templemore - Monday 13 April, 2015

In photos: Things got REAL MESSY in Templemore this week...
# Scrub Scrub Scrub
# Scrub Scrub Scrub

In photos: Things got REAL MESSY in Templemore this week...

Apr 13th 2015, 6:10 PM 25,021 Views 30 Comments

Apparently the recruits are still trying to clear the ink from under their fingernails.

# templemore - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

'Ramping up': 250 new gardaí will be recruited this year
# Templemore
# Templemore

'Ramping up': 250 new gardaí will be recruited this year

Apr 1st 2015, 1:15 PM 18,807 Views 74 Comments

Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald made the announcement this morning at the annual conference of the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors (AGSI).

# templemore - Monday 2 February, 2015

Enda: Templemore will never close again
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Enda: Templemore will never close again

Feb 2nd 2015, 4:45 PM 19,967 Views 51 Comments

The Taoiseach had a great time meeting new Garda recruits today.

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