John Jacob

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Marta Herda knew her passenger Casa Orsos could not swim. Photograph: Collins Courts

One of the Garda’s most experienced criminal investigators has said the conviction of Marta Herda for the murder by drowning of a man who had an inten(...)

Garda recruits during a  passing out parade at the Garda College in Templemore last April. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Garda sergeants and inspectors are taking legal advice over a possible constitutional challenge to Government plans to restrict their right to become (...)

Ciaran O’Neill, president of the GRA, speaking following a meeting at the Department of Justice. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Rank-and-file gardaí will hold talks over the weekend with officials from the Department of Justice as they seek higher pay and the Government tries (...)

Antoinette Cunningham, President of the Association of Garda Sergeants & Inspectors (AGSI) and Garda colleagues head to a meeting with the Minister for Justice today. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Garda sergeants and inspectors have thrown down the gauntlet to the Government in setting out their claim for pay restoration while maintaining their (...)

 Image from a Garda Representative Association protest outside Government Buildings in Dublin earlier this year. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Contingency plans involving Garda Reserve volunteers and recruits are being drawn up to provide cover if Garda sergeants and inspectors choose to join(...)

John Jacob, of the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors, adresses a protest by mid-ranking gardaí which called for the restoration of pay. AGSI members have voted decisively to accept the Lansdowne Road agreement on public service pay. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins.

Mid-ranking gardaí have voted decisively to accept the Lansdowne Road agreement on public service pay. The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspect(...)

Members of the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors leaving Dublin Castle for Government Buildings on Tuesday, May 17th as part of a protest. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors (AGSI) will not co-operate with a new Garda reform programme until the outstanding issue surroundin(...)

 Delegates voting on a motion at the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors (AGSI) annual conference in Westport, Co. Mayo. Photograph: Keith Heneghan/Phocus

Garda sergeants and inspectors have said they could not consider any new pay deal under which any member of the Garda suffered a reduction in allowanc(...)

Garda Commissioner Noirin O’Sullivan declined to comment on growing industrial unrest within the force. Photograph: Alan Betson

Garda Commissioner Noirin O’Sullivan has refused to make any comment on the revelation that sergeants and inspectors were considering breaking the la(...)

Earlier this week Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald announced plans for a new armed support unit for Dublin staffed by 55 gardaí. The move foll(...)

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