The deployment of a group of gardaí to the Middle East last week as part of the Government’s refugee protection programme was cancelled following a disagreement over pay.

The deployment of a group of gardaí to the Middle East last week as part of the Government’s refugee protection programme was cancelled following a di(...)

The Garda Representative Association (GRA) expresses alarm at reports of budget cuts to DNA testing management in order to pay for last month’s visit of president Donald Trump. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The Garda Representative Association (GRA) has expressed alarm at reports of budget cuts to DNA testing management in order to pay for last month’s vi(...)

“Majella Moynihan  laid bare a litany of shocking and disgraceful behaviours on the part of the Garda Siochana,” the GRA said.  File photograph: RTE

The organisation representing rank-and-file gardaí has distanced itself from comments made by its former general secretary about the Majella Moynihan (...)

Tallaght Garda station has been one of the top five busiest stations in the country for the number of crimes reported each year, reaching 5,200 last year. Photograph:   Frank Miller

The Garda is paying more than €120,000 annually to rent a full floor of a hotel beside one of the Republic’s busiest Garda stations because the statio(...)

The superintendents’ conference is set to take place in Naas, Co Kildare. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Garda superintendents have noticed an increase in cross-border crime as Brexit approaches and are set to push for more highly trained armed gardaí to (...)

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris has attended this year’s conference, the theme of which is Preparing for Change. Photograph: Valerie O’Sullivan

Gardaí say they are tired of working in stations where rat and pigeon droppings are a regular hazard and are threatening to walk out unless promised n(...)

Minister for Justice  Charlie Flanagan  says he ‘does not accept’ the accusation he is negligent of Garda resourcing issues. Photograph: Garrett White / Collins Photo Agency

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris has said organised crime will not be allowed to “run amok”. Speaking at the Garda Representative Association (GRA) an(...)

From left, Frank Thornton, GRA vice-president; Jim Mulligan, GRA president; and Pat Ennis, general secretary GRA, at the association’s annual conference at the Brehon Hotel, Killarney, Co Kerry. Photograph: Valerie O’Sullivan

All of the gang members involved in worsening feuding in Drogheda, Co Louth, are known to gardaí and will face the consequences of their actions, Mini(...)

The call for divisional armed support units comes as gang feuding has spread beyond Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Rank-and-file gardaí want 24-hour armed units set up in all 28 Garda divisions to deal with armed crime and are also seeking a full-time Public Order (...)

Josephine Feehily, chairwoman of the Policing Authority, said there are some areas of the country where 100 per cent of gardaí have signed up to the code of conduct and some where the figure is far less. File photograph: Alan Betson

About 30 per cent of gardaí have not yet signed up to the force’s code of ethics which was introduced two years ago following a series of Garda scanda(...)

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