Tim Galvin

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The Department of Justice has proposed fundamental reform of existing Garda pay arrangements in a bid to facilitate more flexible rosters and cut overtime spending. File photograph:  Collins Photos

The Department of Justice has proposed fundamental reform of existing Garda pay arrangements in a bid to facilitate more flexible rosters and cut over(...)

Members of the Garda outside the Dáil. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

Garda sergeants and inspectors have expressed their concern that members of the force who would be first to the scene of any terrorist attack are not (...)

The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors (AGSI) has revealed results of a survey which found 86 per cent of its members, based on a 27 per cent sample, felt morale was either low or very low. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

New initiatives aimed at addressing welfare and morale within An Garda Síochána are being developed for next year. Commitments on areas of concern w(...)

Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan. Ms O’Sullivan’s tenure thus far has been criticised at the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors (Agsi) conference.  File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The slow pace of Garda reform under Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan has been strongly criticised by a group of sergeants and inspectors. The Asso(...)

Garda sergeants and inspectors have called into question the safety of the force’s Tetra radio system, saying some experts have likened using it inside a vehicle or Garda station to “being inside a microwave oven”

Garda sergeants and inspectors have called into question the safety of the force’s Tetra radio system, saying some experts have likened using it insid(...)

The Garda Commissioner was today urged by a senior AGSI official to obtain a supplementary budget from the government to ensure that intelligen(...)

The Government was today urged by a leading member of the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors (Agsi) to carry out a review of the role and function of An Garda Síochána as a matter of urgency to help improve floundering morale in the force. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Government was today urged by a leading member of the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors (Agsi) to carry out a review of the rol(...)