Crest on a Garda car. Photograph: Frank Miller

Gardaí have expressed frustration at the frequency they are being ordered to call off vehicle pursuits of criminals. There are now very few circumsta(...)

GRA president Frank Thornton said it was “committed to a zero-tolerance policy on drug-taking by any members of the force. Photograph: Frank Miller

The main Garda staff associations have called for a meeting with senior Garda management to clarify how a new system of drug testing within the force (...)

Gardaí and teachers are seeking the introduction of a separate vaccination programme to run in parallel with the new age-based system for the general public

The HSE has told hospitals that in exceptional circumstances they can provide surplus vaccines to people who do not have conditions that could leave t(...)

Chairwoman of the National Immunisation Advisory Committee Karina Butler: ‘I am confident that once people understand why decisions are taken . . . they will probably find no disagreement.’ File photograph: Collins

The change in how Covid-19 vaccines are administered is “not a measure of how valued or how important” certain workers are, but is designed to cut rap(...)

Protesters clash with gardaí during an anti-lockdown protest in Dublin city centre on Saturday. Photograph: Damian Eagers/PA

Gardaí in Dublin did not have adequate resources to deal with an anti-lockdown protest that took place in Dublin on Saturday, a member of the Garda Re(...)

Protesters and gardaí clashed during an anti-lockdown demonstration in Dublin city centre on Saturday. Photograph: Damian Eagers/PA Wire

Gardaí have identified a group who launched fireworks at officers during violent scenes on Dublin’s Grafton Street on Saturday and expect to make arre(...)

Minister for Public Expenditure  Michael McGrath said the  deal provides certainty to the Government on pay and industrial relations over the next two years. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The new public service agreement provides certainty to the Government on pay and industrial relations over the next two years, Minister for Public Exp(...)

The Garda Representative Association  said 75 trainees who were sent to work in Garda stations after their training programme at the Garda College was curtailed due to the Covid-19 crisis are experiencing financial hardship. File Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Garda trainees currently working on the frontline are receiving just 30 per cent of the starting salary in place for members of the force, their repre(...)

Gardaí must be among the groups given high-priority for receiving the Covid-19 vaccine due to members of the force facing an ‘increased danger of exposure’ to the disease, a representative organisation has said. Photograph: Collins.

Gardaí must be among the groups given high-priority for receiving the Covid-19 vaccine due to members of the force facing an “increased danger of expo(...)

Outgoing GRA president Jim Mulligan says militancy in the organisation includes ‘calls for industrial action at the height of a pandemic’. Photograph: Conor Ó Mearáin

The outgoing president of the Garda Representative Association (GRA) has condemned the “militancy” of the association and has raised his concerns with(...)

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