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# blue-flu - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Italy scrum-half Stephen Varney positive for Covid-19 ahead of Ireland fixture

The sides meet in their refixed Six Nations game next week.

# blue-flu - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Report on how an IRA armed robbery went drastically wrong set to criticise gardaí 20 Years On

Report on how an IRA armed robbery went drastically wrong set to criticise gardaí

Ronan MacLochlainn was shot dead by gardaí during an attempted armed robbery of a Securicor van in Ashford in 1998.

# blue-flu - Sunday 16 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Garda strikes will "change their relationship with the public forever" warns Leo Varadkar Blue Flu

Garda strikes will "change their relationship with the public forever" warns Leo Varadkar

Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar said this morning that ‘it’s not in the gardaí’s interest’ to strike.

# blue-flu - Saturday 1 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar defends no pay increases for gardaí - saying "it would be unfair" Public Sector Pay

Varadkar defends no pay increases for gardaí - saying "it would be unfair"

Meanwhile AGSI president Antoinette Cunningham said that if the strike does happen: “Please ring the government and tell them that it’s their fault”.

# blue-flu - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Will gardaí soon be able to strike? Blue Flu

Will gardaí soon be able to strike?

Ireland is in breach of European rules by not allowing the force to engage in industrial action.

# blue-flu - Sunday 24 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Croke Park talks show there is no ease up on austerity Opinion

Column: Croke Park talks show there is no ease up on austerity

Trumpeting their success with the promissory note last week, up against the unions this week. We are not out of the woods yet, not by a long shot, writes Kieran Allen.

# blue-flu - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí bring bank statements to Commissioner meeting to highlight cuts Cuts

Gardaí bring bank statements to Commissioner meeting to highlight cuts

Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan said after the meeting he hopes nothing will be said or done to interfere with the public’s support.

# blue-flu - Saturday 16 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Top readers' comments of the week You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Here’s our round-up of the best, the most popular and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?

From TheJournal.ie Column: Industrial action by gardaí is unacceptable  - and here's why Opinion

Column: Industrial action by gardaí is unacceptable - and here's why

Cuts to garda pay and conditions are shameful and short-sighted – but officers have a civic duty that overrides any option of industrial action, writes Aaron McKenna.

# blue-flu - Thursday 14 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Garda body passes motion of no confidence in Shatter No Confidence

Garda body passes motion of no confidence in Shatter

Martin Callinan has arranged to meet with the Garda Representative Association as it calls for solidarity against pay cuts.

# blue-flu - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie GRA national executive meeting to 'consider all options' following votes for industrial action Garda Cuts

GRA national executive meeting to 'consider all options' following votes for industrial action

The GRA said concerns raised in recent meetings of garda divisions across the country will be brought before the national executive.

# blue-flu - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie More gardaí vote in favour of industrial action, no confidence in Shatter Garda Cuts

More gardaí vote in favour of industrial action, no confidence in Shatter

Meetings of the Garda Representative Association in parts of Dublin, Kerry, Cork and Tipperary took place last night.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning. Here are nine things to know before you start your day.

# blue-flu - Saturday 9 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí across the country voting in favour of industrial action Blue Flu

Gardaí across the country voting in favour of industrial action Exclusive

Following a meeting in Cork City earlier this week, gardaí in other divisions have been voting on a potential ‘blue flu’ as well as motions of no confidence in Minister Shatter and Commissioner Callinan.

# blue-flu - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí in Cork City may opt for 'blue flu' Blue Flu

Gardaí in Cork City may opt for 'blue flu'

Last night gardaí in Cork City voted unanimously to pass a motion calling for industrial action over proposed cuts to pay and allowances.

# blue-flu - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Cork City gardai vote in favour of industrial action Blue Flu

Cork City gardai vote in favour of industrial action Exclusive

Motion for action over proposed pay cuts passed unanimously at Cork City Garda division meeting this evening.