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Holiday Home Scheme

The Garda Benevolent Trust Fund continue to operate the Holiday Home Scheme as part of their initiative of improving the overall service it provides for its’ members. The aim is…

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An Garda Síochána Coiste Siamsa Sportstar Awards 2019

The 26th Annual Coiste Siamsa Garda Sportstar Awards took place at Minella Hotel, Clonmel, Co Tipperary on Saturday 9th November, 2019. The Sportstar awards recognise members of An Garda Síochána…

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EDUCATION LOAN SCHEME 2019/2020

The Garda Benevolent Trust Fund is pleased to announce a continuation of the above Scheme for the academic year 2019/2020 for students/members/spouses who intend to pursue full-time third level studies….

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Bord Gáis Theatre: ST Petersburg Ballet Swan Lake 22 Oct 2019 – 26 Oct

Following two sold-out seasons at the London Coliseum, ST PETERSBURG BALLET THEATRE brings the grace and beauty of SWAN LAKE to Dublin, accompanied by the RTÉ Concert Orchestra. Founded in 1994,…

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Best Places to Have Tea in Dublin

Looking for an afternoon of delicious treats and class? Having tea in Dublin is the perfect way to spend a few hours treating yourself to some of the finer things…

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Beauty and Art in the Desert: a Vacation You’ll Never Forget

Looking for an adventure unlike any other? Are you tired of the overdone and overcrowded tourist attractions? Are you someone who loves pushing limits and challenging yourself? If so, consider…

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The Medical Benefits of Apples

Ranked first in the Medical News Today’s top ten healthy foods, it is a well known fact that apples are good for you; sayings like “an apple a day keeps…

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Farm in Tipperary One of Few Apple Orchards in Ireland

Five million apples per year- that’s how many apples Con Traas’s 60 acre farm, located at Moorestown near Cahir in South Tipperary, produces. The farm has over 40,000 trees that…

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Try Cooking With Roses to Add New Flavours to Your Dishes

Love gardening and delicious food? Consider using roses in your cooking to spice up your classic dishes. Though growing roses can be difficult to grow in Ireland because of the…

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Ireland to Host New Festival to Celebrate the Country as Halloween’s Birthplace

The Púca festival will be launched this year in Ireland’s Ancient East, with specific focus in counties Meath and Louth, and will take place from October 31 through November 2nd….

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Apple Farm in Tipperary is Both a Working Orchard and Vacation Spot

Looking for something a bit different, less touristy, but no less beautiful in your travels around Ireland? The Apple Farm of Tipperary, located in County Tipperary in the south of…

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An Garda Síochána to Take Part in European Focus Day to Help Prevent Domestic Burglary

Yesterday was the first day of European Focus Day, a movement made up of European Crime Prevention Network (ECUPN) members, to help stop domestic burglary by informing citizens on what…

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GSRMA Conference 2019 begins today in Athlone

The Annual Delegate conference for the Garda Retired Members Association begins later today in the Sheraton Hotel Athlone. Conference was opened by President Matt Givens. Assistant Commissioner Fintan Fanning represented…

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Two Gardaí receive awards from Spain’s Guardia Civil

Two members of An Garda Síochána were awarded the ‘Merit Order Cross of the Guardia Civil’ in Mallorca, Spain for their work concerning organised crime. Among the honoured were  Detective…

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Overlooked Irish Weekend Getaway Destinations

If the weather has you wishing you were away from home for the weekend, but Ryanair isn’t cutting you enough of a deal, why not take the car for stretch…

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Interview and review of new book, In Dark Blue, Retired Det, Sergt. Cyril Meehan

After his very successful first book, “The Ideal Guard”, which covered the funny and bizarre experiences of dealing with prisoners, the public, drunks, colleagues and the legal profession retired Det….

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The Fall Of The Berlin Wall: 29 years ago this month

November 9th marked one of the most important anniversaries of modern times. This date marks the 29th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall. The wall itself was both…

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A Week of Events Surrounding Mental Health

Limerick Mental Health Week is running this week from the 4th October, promoting mental health awareness throughout the county. A week of public talks, exhibitions, workshops, and events has been…

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Cork County Welcome Home their Rowing Champions

The National Rowing Centre, Cork, invites everyone to join the rowing community in celebrating Ireland’s success at the World Rowing Championships this Saturday. Sanita Pušpure of Ballincollig took gold in…

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Tackling the Autumnal Cold

The weather this week has most definitely taken a turn for the worst. With orange weather warnings across the country and forecast terrential rain, we know it’s going to be…

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Free Walking Events in Kerry Next Week

Community walks are taking place across the county of Kerry next week as part of the Let’s Get Kerry Walking the Distance campaign. Kerry Recreation and Sports Partnership in association…

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Future of Policing Report: What it says

A new approach to Garda training and instilling a more visible presence of members within communities are among the proposals made as part of the report by the Commission on…

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IKEA Meets Self-Driving Cars

The company once known solely for its innovative flat-pack furniture is transforming itself in line with the tech-society we live in today. Having acquired the ‘gig-economy platform’ TaskRabbit – the…

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Google Helping You Travel

Google Maps This app is undoubtedly one of my most used apps when travelling. Dowloading it means you never have to worry about getting lost while wandering the new and…

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