Most people are poorer because of the economic crash and the actions taken by government and private sector employers to bring their costs into line w(...)

 Delegates voting on a motion at the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors (AGSI) annual conference in Westport, Co. Mayo. Photograph: Keith Heneghan/Phocus

Garda sergeants and inspectors have said they could not consider any new pay deal under which any member of the Garda suffered a reduction in allowanc(...)

A French police officer wearing a body-worn camera. File photograph: Jacques Demarthon/AFP/Getty Images

The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors (AGSI) has published a video shot from inside a patrol car showing a suspect threatening gardaí and (...)

The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors (AGSI) has revealed results of a survey which found 86 per cent of its members, based on a 27 per cent sample, felt morale was either low or very low. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

New initiatives aimed at addressing welfare and morale within An Garda Síochána are being developed for next year. Commitments on areas of concern w(...)

The Garda Representative Association has said a new police service allowance should be established “to compensate for the special disadvantages associated with police life”. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The vast majority of Garda sergeants and inspectors believe morale within the force is very poor, according to a survey to be published today. The A(...)

Minister for Justice  Frances Fitzgerald and Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan:  report said a fresh injection of frontline resources could come about through restructuring. Photo: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Gardaí should be relieved of desk-based duties such as filing incident reports and making entries to the force’s Pulse computer system and allowed ou(...)

Members of the AGSI voted a number of weeks ago to reject the new Lansdowne Road deal on public service pay, which the Government considers to be an extension of the previous Haddington Road deal. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Middle-ranking gardaí have said they will not work additional hours provided for under the Haddington Road Agreement beyond the end of this year. Und(...)

More than 2,000 gardaí have been injured on duty since the beginning of 2011, figures show. The Garda Representative Association (GRA) has responded b(...)

The Garda Ombudsman described its interaction with Sgt Michael Galvin in the period leading up to his death as appropriate and responsible. Photograph: Collins Photos

A Garda sergeant who took his own life in the station where he worked had been investigated by the Garda Ombudsman (Gsoc) about his interaction with a(...)

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald is expected to announce the recruitment of 250 new gardaí. Photograph:Alan Betson

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has announced the recruitment of 250 new gardaí ahead of her address to the Association of Garda Sergeants an(...)