The head of the Policing Authority says studies of the benefits of body cameras for police officers are mixed. Josephine Feehily said the authority would wait and be guided by the Garda Commissioner on whether there would be a widespread roll out of the cameras.

The head of the Policing Authority says studies of the benefits of body cameras for police officers are mixed. Josephine Feehily said the authority w(...)

After years of budgetary cuts, the latest murder in the Kinihan/Hutch feud has renewed debate over the capacity – or otherwise – of the Garda to act a(...)

Gardaí from across the country, who are attending the Garda Representative Association’s annual conference in Killarney, have called on the Government to ‘give us back our pay’ and threatened to take militant action in order to realise their goal. Photograph: Don MacMonagle.

Gardaí from across the country have called on the Government to “give us back our pay” and threatened to take militant action in order to realise thei(...)

Gardaí say there is a chronic need for additional armed cover on a 24-hour basis. Photograph: Frank Miller

Rank-and-file gardaí are questioning whether it is realistic to remain a predominantly unarmed force in the face of increased violent crime and the t(...)

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(...)

Changes to rosters could affect  gardaí qualifying for these allowances and could hit their overall earning. Photograph: Frank Miller

In a report published a number of months ago, the Garda Inspectorate was highly critical of the existing roster arrangements in place for gardaí. It (...)

Kieran Mulvey said the amount of money paid to entry grade levels for the professions was ‘a problem that comes back to bite you after a while’. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The chief executive of the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) has called for the Lansdowne Road agreement to be “revisited” if teachers, gardaí or n(...)

Gardaí will begin balloting this week on proposed roster changes. File photograph: Collins Photos

Gardaí will begin balloting this week on proposed roster changes which, if accepted, will be trialled for a year. After the trial, members of the Ga(...)

Public disillusionment with existing power structures was reflected in the outcome of the general election when Independent TDs and smaller groups mad(...)

Gardaí are to vote on proposed changes to their rosters. File photograph: Getty Images

Rank-and-file gardaí are to ballot on proposed changes to their rosters. The Garda Representative Association (GRA) said its 10,500 members will vote(...)