The GRA has called for a review of the ‘excessive’ bleep tests used by An Garda Síochána as part of its fitness training for recruits.  File photograph: Getty Images/Hemera

The Garda Representative Association (GRA) has called for a review of the “excessive” bleep tests used by An Garda Síochána as part of its fitness tra(...)

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris proposes to put an additional 1,800 Garda members on frontline line duties in the next two years. Photograph: Alan Betson

Members of An Garda Síochána expect a ramping up of political opposition to the plans unveiled to reform the force as politicians familiarise themselv(...)

Proposed reorganisation could have a ‘significant effect’ on the working lives of gardaí

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has raised concerns over the “downgrading” of roads policing within the radical shake-up of An Garda Síochána announce(...)

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(...)

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