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Solicitors say they can't social distance properly while providing advice to clients in custody
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Solicitors say they can't social distance properly while providing advice to clients in custody

May 26th 2020, 6:15 AM 12,277 Views 29 Comments

Gardaí said obtaining PPE for solicitors is not their job.

'It's a kip': Gardaí describe 'horrendous' conditions in stations
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'It's a kip': Gardaí describe 'horrendous' conditions in stations

May 2nd 2019, 6:10 AM 25,957 Views 32 Comments

The GRA said people have resigned over the working conditions.

Questions raised over how many of 111 Garda stations without internet have been connected since July
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Questions raised over how many of 111 Garda stations without internet have been connected since July

Oct 21st 2018, 6:00 AM 13,109 Views 15 Comments

But Fianna Fáil TD Jim O’Callaghan has questioned whether the figures can be trusted, and that he would make a complaint.

'It's a disgrace': Brother Kevin blasts moving homeless out of Dublin for Pope visit
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'It's a disgrace': Brother Kevin blasts moving homeless out of Dublin for Pope visit

Updated Aug 10th 2018, 7:40 PM 48,050 Views 156 Comments

The founder of the Capuchin Day Centre says Pope Francis would be entirely against homeless being moved out of the capital.

Mother who spent night at garda station with children says she 'wouldn't wish it upon anyone'
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Mother who spent night at garda station with children says she 'wouldn't wish it upon anyone'

Aug 10th 2018, 12:33 PM 44,908 Views 190 Comments

A woman and her six children slept in a garda station on Wednesday night.

Only 5 applications approved for CCTV crime prevention scheme set up in lieu of garda station
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Only 5 applications approved for CCTV crime prevention scheme set up in lieu of garda station

Jul 29th 2018, 6:15 AM 11,460 Views 12 Comments

Meanwhile, hundreds of thousands is being spent on security and maintenance for closed garda stations that have not yet been sold.

20% of Garda stations can't connect to either the internet or Pulse
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# Incommunicado

20% of Garda stations can't connect to either the internet or Pulse

Jul 16th 2018, 8:02 AM 11,188 Views 41 Comments

At present, members in the unconnected stations must travel to their district station to access Pulse, the Garda computer system.

Six garda stations, including Stepaside, to reopen following report
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Six garda stations, including Stepaside, to reopen following report

Dec 19th 2017, 5:30 PM 24,648 Views 56 Comments

Minister for Transport Shane Ross has previously defended the government decision to reopen Stepaside Garda Station.

Dublin's most senior garda says reopening Stepaside station not his top priority
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Dublin's most senior garda says reopening Stepaside station not his top priority

Nov 23rd 2017, 12:28 PM 17,108 Views 28 Comments

Pat Leahy said that in terms of personnel allocation, there are other areas of Dublin that he would wish to prioritise.

Here's the current status of the eight new garda stations set to be built by 2021
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Here's the current status of the eight new garda stations set to be built by 2021

May 2nd 2017, 6:30 AM 27,583 Views 15 Comments

No new construction has begun since 2015 when it began at three stations.

Six reasons why calls were recorded at garda stations for so long
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Six reasons why calls were recorded at garda stations for so long

Apr 7th 2017, 12:10 AM 13,952 Views 8 Comments

The practice went on for over thirty years.

Fennelly Report finds 'almost total ignorance' at higher garda ranks of secret recordings
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Fennelly Report finds 'almost total ignorance' at higher garda ranks of secret recordings

Apr 6th 2017, 5:09 PM 15,962 Views 46 Comments

The full report has just been published and is 742 pages long.

There are 167 garda stations with no access to the Pulse system
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# 404 Error

There are 167 garda stations with no access to the Pulse system

Oct 29th 2016, 1:33 PM 13,032 Views 19 Comments

The Tánaiste said the force’s new modernisation and renewal programme includes the enhancement of rural access to the network.

FactCheck: Has crime actually increased since all those garda stations were closed?
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FactCheck: Has crime actually increased since all those garda stations were closed?

May 25th 2016, 9:00 PM 32,389 Views 75 Comments

TheJournal.ie’s FactCheck does some detective work on a commonly-held assumption.

Fianna Fáil wants gardaí on the Luas to stop burglars escaping
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Fianna Fáil wants gardaí on the Luas to stop burglars escaping

Jan 20th 2016, 12:30 PM 12,282 Views 36 Comments

The party’s crime policy includes increasing the Garda force to 15,000.

Here's a breakdown of the Garda station sales that have made €2.5m
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Here's a breakdown of the Garda station sales that have made €2.5m

Jan 10th 2016, 7:45 AM 20,673 Views 31 Comments

Some 139 stations have been closed – 36 of these have been sold.

Pest control, maintenance and security at closed Garda stations has cost €846,000 to date
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Pest control, maintenance and security at closed Garda stations has cost €846,000 to date

Dec 31st 2015, 10:05 AM 9,728 Views 29 Comments

That works out at an average of €7,000 per property per year.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday
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Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Oct 21st 2015, 11:42 PM 12,302 Views 4 Comments

A potential rail strike, new flights to the US and accommodation for the Carrickmines survivors.

Is your town getting a swanky new garda station?
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Is your town getting a swanky new garda station?

Oct 21st 2015, 7:00 PM 55,508 Views 70 Comments

30 locations across the country will benefit from garda building improvements in the next six years.

We only make €4k a year from each of the 139 closed Garda stations
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We only make €4k a year from each of the 139 closed Garda stations

Sep 29th 2015, 8:02 AM 10,118 Views 46 Comments

The most recent crime statistics show burglaries are on the rise.

'Grotesque and appalling': War of words erupts between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil
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'Grotesque and appalling': War of words erupts between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil

Jul 14th 2015, 9:09 PM 20,468 Views 39 Comments

Éamon Ó Cuív has accused the government’s senior party of lying about protecting rural Ireland.

Cork gardaí working in stations infested with rats
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Cork gardaí working in stations infested with rats

May 27th 2015, 6:05 AM 16,652 Views 42 Comments

The Justice Minister was recently asked about the health and safety issues at Glanmire and Macroom stations.

Hanging wires, cramped locker rooms, no custody areas - gardaí say they work in 'third world conditions'
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Hanging wires, cramped locker rooms, no custody areas - gardaí say they work in 'third world conditions'

May 3rd 2015, 6:00 PM 20,815 Views 57 Comments

Gardaí at the GRA conference this year said no other public servants would be expected to work in these kinds of conditions.

Michael Healy-Rae: 'I don't feel sorry for criminals who go home in boxes'
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# Rural Crime

Michael Healy-Rae: 'I don't feel sorry for criminals who go home in boxes'

Feb 4th 2015, 7:30 AM 17,106 Views 72 Comments

The independent TD said the Government is bringing about the “demise of rural Ireland” through closures of Garda stations and post offices.

How many vacant public buildings do we have?
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# Surplus Structures

How many vacant public buildings do we have?

Jul 13th 2014, 8:45 AM 17,204 Views 35 Comments

We’ve had a raft of garda station closures over the last few years, but what’s the national picture like at the moment?

Three men and three women arrested over organised criminal activity
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# Waterford

Three men and three women arrested over organised criminal activity

Jun 17th 2014, 10:25 AM 5,521 Views 3 Comments

The six arrested people are being held at various garda stations in Waterford.

Three closed Garda stations have 'live-in guardians' - here's why
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# Guardians Of The Galaxy

Three closed Garda stations have 'live-in guardians' - here's why

May 25th 2014, 8:30 AM 16,296 Views 18 Comments

Discounted rent, but no children, parties or pets. Is it worth it?

New claims against gardaí: teenager with special needs 'whipped' with a belt
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New claims against gardaí: teenager with special needs 'whipped' with a belt

May 14th 2014, 10:48 PM 41,889 Views 163 Comments

Dr Richard O’Flaherty also told an Oireachtas committee of a 45-year-old diabetic woman allegedly being prevented from going to the toilet and not given any medication for hours.

Four in Kilkenny court over cocaine and cannabis seizure
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Four in Kilkenny court over cocaine and cannabis seizure

May 6th 2014, 9:09 AM 7,346 Views 0 Comments

The four men in their 20s were arrested after gardaí carried out searches in six locations across the country yesterday.

Anyone missing a consaw or CDJ set? ... These unclaimed items are all languishing in garda stations
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# Seeking Owners

Anyone missing a consaw or CDJ set? ... These unclaimed items are all languishing in garda stations

Apr 30th 2014, 7:00 AM 12,688 Views 19 Comments

Gardaí have launched a social media campaign to try and track down the rightful owners….

Is this a real NSFW prank call between two baffled Galway garda stations?
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# Prank Call

Is this a real NSFW prank call between two baffled Galway garda stations?

Apr 19th 2014, 5:30 PM 4,508 Views 1 Comment

“You’re after pressing the wrong button now and you’re pretending you didn’t make a mistake.”

Poll: Do you have confidence in An Garda Síochána?
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Poll: Do you have confidence in An Garda Síochána?

Apr 5th 2014, 9:55 AM 36,330 Views 195 Comments

Three quarters of the Irish public think its reputation has been damaged by recent controversies – do you have confidence in the force?

New Garda Commissioner holds meeting on restoring trust in force
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New Garda Commissioner holds meeting on restoring trust in force

Apr 2nd 2014, 8:09 AM 16,758 Views 35 Comments

An Garda Síochána said the acting commissioner stressed the focus should be on carrying out the important work done by the force every day.

VIDEO: Alan Shatter wasn't taking any questions this morning
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VIDEO: Alan Shatter wasn't taking any questions this morning

Mar 31st 2014, 10:35 AM 8,265 Views 73 Comments

A spokesperson for the minister said he had a “tight schedule” to stick to today.

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday
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Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Mar 27th 2014, 11:05 PM 19,909 Views 11 Comments

From the Taoiseach to the Archbishop, everyone’s been talking about the fallout from GardaGate (but there’s been plenty else happening too)…

Five former garda stations were sold today... for less than €600,000 (in total)
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Five former garda stations were sold today... for less than €600,000 (in total)

Mar 27th 2014, 7:11 PM 38,326 Views 94 Comments

All buildings come complete with state-of-the art recording equipment. (Not really, obviously… If that were the case we would have put it in the headline).

These garda stations got new equipment to record telephone calls in 2008
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These garda stations got new equipment to record telephone calls in 2008

Mar 27th 2014, 12:01 PM 16,946 Views 75 Comments

A tender specifies that the equipment installed must operate constantly, and be available for playback.

Shatter’s department told of recordings two weeks ago – but he only got the letter this morning
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Shatter’s department told of recordings two weeks ago – but he only got the letter this morning

Mar 25th 2014, 11:38 PM 21,006 Views 94 Comments

It’s also emerged that the former Garda Commissioner spoke to the Attorney General about the issue last November.

This isn’t the first time illegal recording of Garda station calls has been noted…
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This isn’t the first time illegal recording of Garda station calls has been noted…

Mar 25th 2014, 6:40 PM 20,697 Views 66 Comments

…AND strongly criticised. Read this GSOC report arising from a complaint made in 2010.

Five teenagers arrested over spate of robberies in Dublin
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Five teenagers arrested over spate of robberies in Dublin

Jan 10th 2014, 10:15 AM 22,111 Views 0 Comments

Four of the teenagers have been charged over the robberies and are due to appear in court.

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