The threat of the State’s first all-out strike by Garda members has been lifted - for now. Strike action has been suspended by both Garda bodies, but (...)

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe has issued a strong warning that any additional pay rises for public servants will be at the expense of State services. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The Government has issued a strong warning that any additional pay rises for public servants will be at the expense of State services, since there wil(...)

Armed Garda checkpoint on Friday: GRA members turned up for work, but it is far from clear if they will vote to accept the latest deal. Photograph: Padraig O’Reilly

There was much puffing and panting and edgy pacing up and down the corridors. It was coming up to 9pm on Thursday and Garda ‘top brass’ had decamped t(...)

 The Taoiseach welcomed the decision by the Garda Representative Association and the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors to postpone their strike. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has denied the Government considered enforcing martial law if strike action by gardaí proceeded. Mr Kenny told media on Friday m(...)

Members of the GRA have been offered the reinstatement of their rent allowance and also a payment for attending briefings. Photograph: The Irish Times

The Government is expected to accept the pay proposals set out by the Labour Court to the Garda Representative Association. The proposal put forward(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said on Friday the Goverment does not have an endless pot of money and remained committed to implementing the Lansdowne Road public sector pay deal. Photograph: PA

The Government is facing follow-on pay claims from at least four of the country’s largest trade unions representing nurses and public service employe(...)

 Members of the Garda Representative Association (GRA) Ciaran O’Neill president (left) and  Pat Ennis general secretary speak to reporters before their decision to call off today’s planning strike. Photograph: Collins

The Tánaiste has welcomed the decision to defer a nationwide garda strike scheduled for today. The Garda Representative Association (GRA) and the As(...)

Students of Joan Denise Moriarty School Of Dance prepare to rehearse for a performance as part of UCC’s Indian Society’s celebrations of Diwali. Photograph: Clare Keogh

1. Garda strike called off as Labour Court proposes new pay deal A nationwide Garda strike scheduled to take place on Friday has been deferred. T(...)

Ciaran O’Neill, president of the Garda Representative Association: his message was clear – nothing had changed and the strike was still on. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Having braced for over a month to step off the front line and into the first Garda strike in the history of the force, the unity of the Garda Represen(...)

Garda Helena Power in a Garda Representative Association  advert backing extra pay for officers: Garda Power was attacked at the fire in Clonmel, Co Tipperary, on October 31st, 2008

The injured garda, who on Friday features in a Garda Representative Association (GRA) advert backing extra pay for officers, was hurt after she was ki(...)

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