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Assistant Garda Commissioner John O’Driscoll Retires

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee has paid tribute, on behalf of the government and the State, to Assistant Garda Commissioner John O’Driscoll as he retires following 41 years of service…

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Events

EUCPN Focus Day to Prevent Burglaries

The EUCPN Focus Day on domestic burglary took place on the 15 June 2022. An Garda Síochána, as a member of the European Crime Prevention Network (EUCPN) and 16 European…

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Irish News

Cabinet Approval to Bring Forward Emergency Legislation for Garda Court Presenters

The Minister for Justice Helen McEntee has received government approval to bring forward emergency legislation to provide for a continued legal basis for Garda Court Presenters in the District Court….

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Irish News

Minister for Justice Welcomes 3 Key Publications for An Garda Síochána

The Minister for Justice Helen McEntee has welcomed the release of 3 key publications for An Garda Síochána: An Garda Síochána Policing Plan 2022 An Garda Síochána Strategy Statement 2022-2024…

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Education

Human Rights Strategy 2022-2024

An Garda Síochána has has published a new its Human Rights Strategy 2022-2024. The Strategy 2022-2024 commits to prioritising: Reducing harm by promoting and protecting the dignity and human rights of…

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Events

Minister McEntee Congratulates New Garda Members at Passing-Out Ceremony

The Minister for Justice Helen McEntee attended the passing-out ceremony at the Garda College in Templemore to welcome 102 new Garda members. The new Garda members have now completed their…

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Irish News

Minister Helen McEntee Commends Work of Local Community Safety Partnership and Local Gardaí in Waterford

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee visited Waterford City and met with local representatives involved in the Waterford Local Community Safety Partnership pilot. Following her meeting with the Local Community Safety…

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Irish News

Learner and Novice Drivers Being Reminded of Lower Penalty Points Threshold

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána are reminding learner and novice drivers that if they receive 7 penalty points in a 3-year period they face disqualification from…

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Events

Launch of National Community Engagement Day 2022

IFA and An Garda Síochána join forces with the National Rural Safety forum for the National Community Engagement Day. On Wednesday 27th April 2022, An Garda Síochána are inviting local…

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Irish News

An Garda Síochána and RSA Launch Easter Bank Holiday Road Safety Appeal

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána are issuing an urgent Easter road safety appeal to all road users to slow down, wear seatbelts, not to drive when…

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Irish News

GNECB Fraud Awareness Week: Accommodation Fraud

An Garda Síochána is warning people to be extra vigilant for accommodation fraud, particularly now at a time when society and foreign travel has opened up again. While the number…

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Irish News

Road Safety Appeal Ahead of St. Patrick’s Day

One in four motorists (26%) admitted there were times when they may have been over the limit when driving the morning after a night out according to new attitudinal research released…

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Culture

Publication of New An Garda Síochána Irish Language Strategy

The Minister for Justice Helen McEntee has welcomed the publication of An Garda Síochána’s third Irish Language Strategy, which aims to strengthen Irish language services within the organisation. The Strategy…

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Irish News

Enhanced Background Checks – Irish Aviation Industry

The implementation of EU Commission Regulation 2019-103 which amended the provisions of EU Commission Regulation 2015/1998 introduced ‘Enhanced Background Checks’ commonly known as ‘Security Vetting’ for employees of the Irish…

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Irish News

Government Extends Term of Appointment of Garda Commissioner

The government has approved a proposal from the Minister for Justice, Helen McEntee, to extend the term of office of the Garda Commissioner up to 1 June 2025, when he…

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An Garda Síochána Commence Latest Recruitment Competition for New Garda Trainees

An Garda Síochána, in partnership with the Public Appointments Service, has commenced a recruitment competition for Garda trainees. The competition, which is open from today until 3pm on Wednesday, 16…

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History

A Century of Keeping People Safe

Early 1922 was a fraught time for Ireland. The new Irish Free State faced many challenges a century ago. There were tensions surrounding the Treaty between the Irish and British…

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Irish News

An Garda Síochána Announces New Operational Uniform

The delivery of a new Garda Uniform to frontline operational Gardaí commences this week. Over the next number of weeks this new operational uniform will be delivered to over 13,000…

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Irish News

Publication of Crime Prevention Strategy 2021 – 2024

An Garda Síochána has launched our Crime Prevention and Reduction Strategy 2021 to 2024. Crime prevention is achieved through effective and comprehensive engagement with communities and businesses. It is acknowledged…

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Christmas

Christmas and New Year Road Safety Campaign 2021

An Garda Síochána and The Road Safety Authority (RSA) have launched a road safety campaign and called on drivers to act responsibly and to not be tempted to drink and…

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Irish News

Property Marking Machines To Aid In Reducing Property Crime Across Limerick

Limerick City and County Council is teaming up with An Garda Síochána, community groups across Limerick to help reduce the incidence of property theft using property marking machines. The Council has purchased…

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Irish News

The Gardaí Will Brighten Up Your Day

As we prepare to gain an extra hour’s sleep shortly, with the clocks going back at 2am on Sunday 31 October, the days are getting shorter as darkness falls earlier….

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Irish News

‘Impeccable’ work by gardaí led to conviction of Rose Hanrahan murderer

Feature image courtesy of An Garda Siochana via Facebook This article appeared originally on www.breakingnews.ie on the 05/07/21 The family of murder victim Rose Hanrahan has said it was down…

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Irish News

Report on Protected Disclosures made directly to the Minister for Justice by workers, or former workers, of An Garda Síochána

This report was first published by The Department of Justice on the 29/06/21 Introduction The Department of Justice policy in relation to dealing with Protected Disclosures is set out in…

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