Speaking at the Garda Representative Association conference in Wexford, Garda Lisa McEntee said she has been assaulted multiple times during her 16 years of frontline policing. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Over one in six gardaí suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), a study of well-being in the force has found. Acting Garda Commissioner&nbs(...)

The Garda Representative Association’s annual conference is focusing on the lack of training provided to front line gardaí. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Most gardaí, including the detective who shot killer Mark Hennessy a week ago, are not tactically trained, the Garda Representative Association (GRA) (...)

The introduction of body cameras for police officers in the UK has greatly reduced the amount of complaints being made against police, GRA president Garda Ciarán O’Neill said at the start of the association’s annual conference in Wexford. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Body cameras would not only improve transparency but also cut down on the number of assaults on gardaí and help collect evidence, according to the Gar(...)

Gardaí who lack the required training can only ‘flash their lights, cross their fingers and hope for the best’, says GRA spokesman.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Up to 50 per cent of front line gardaí cannot participate in high speed chases or use sirens because they do not have basic training, according to the(...)

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan  at the AGSI annual delegate conference in  Tullow, Co Carlow. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan.

The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors has said its members would consider going on strike in order to gain the right to join a union. It (...)

Siptu sector organiser Brendan O’Brien said the union’s members in the local authorities had worked tirelessly throughout Storm Emma to clear roadways.

Staff in local authorities who worked during the recent severe weather are to seek additional annual leave. Gardaí are also to consider on Thursday (...)

The amount paid out in compensation to gardaí for sustaining injuries after being attacked while on duty last year soared by 21 per cent to €5.7m.

The amount paid out in compensation to gardaí for sustaining injuries after being attacked while on duty last year soared by 21 per cent to €5.7m. Th(...)

GRA general secretary Pat Ennis said infighting within the organisation is “political”. Photograph: Conor Ó Mearáin

The general secretary of the Garda Representative Association (GRA) Pat Ennis has said he earns €130,000 a year. Mr Ennis also told RTÉ’s Morning Ire(...)

GRA general secretary Pat Ennis:  in a row over pay, many were unhappy with how  leadership handled the negotiations and he faced a no-confidence motion. Photograph: Conor Ó Mearáin

The leadership of the Garda Representative Association (GRA) is set to come under extreme pressure from its membership after the publication of a damn(...)

Garda superintendents have said they will not engage with changes within the force after they claimed the Government reneged on a pay deal. The gene(...)

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