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#Resources

# resources - Saturday 11 January, 2020

Garda Commissioner cites lack of resources as he delays 136 transfers to roads policing
# Road Safety
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# Road Safety

Garda Commissioner cites lack of resources as he delays 136 transfers to roads policing

Jan 11th 2020, 10:00 PM 26,796 Views 48 Comments

The Road Safety Authority says it is “anxious” to see the full complement of resources being deployed to roads policing duties.

# resources - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

Justice Minister rejects claim he's been 'negligent', says gardaí have 'record resources'
# Gra Conference
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# Gra Conference

Justice Minister rejects claim he's been 'negligent', says gardaí have 'record resources'

Apr 30th 2019, 12:36 PM 9,253 Views 31 Comments

Flanagan said he will be meeting with the Garda Commissioner later today about the situation with feuding gangs in Drogheda.

# resources - Saturday 3 November, 2018

'The dealers are acting with impunity': West Dublin drug unit loses 85% of its members in five years
# West Dublin
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# West Dublin

'The dealers are acting with impunity': West Dublin drug unit loses 85% of its members in five years

Nov 3rd 2018, 12:05 AM 33,973 Views 35 Comments

Despite large scale successes, low level dealers are acting “with impunity”.

# resources - Thursday 20 September, 2018

'Slash and burn': Concern among rank-and-file gardaí as management cuts overtime again
# Thin Blue Line
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# Thin Blue Line

'Slash and burn': Concern among rank-and-file gardaí as management cuts overtime again

Sep 20th 2018, 5:19 PM 17,680 Views 67 Comments

The Garda Commissioner said the organisation will significantly exceed the budget and this is not sustainable.

# resources - Sunday 12 August, 2018

'It's falling on deaf ears': Still no plan for gardaí without lights and sirens driver training
# Need For Speed
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# Need For Speed

'It's falling on deaf ears': Still no plan for gardaí without lights and sirens driver training

Aug 12th 2018, 6:15 AM 19,437 Views 33 Comments

The Garda Representative Association said as many as 60% of gardaí only have basic driver training, which means they can not exceed the speed limit in a chase.

# resources - Monday 28 May, 2018

'Our job is becoming too dangerous': Call for Tasers and bodycams as 12 gardaí a week injured on duty
# Thin Blue Line
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# Thin Blue Line

'Our job is becoming too dangerous': Call for Tasers and bodycams as 12 gardaí a week injured on duty

May 28th 2018, 6:07 PM 15,081 Views 60 Comments

The Garda Representative Association has said many assaults go unrecorded because officers carry on working afterwards.

# resources - Saturday 28 April, 2018

'We prove no match for criminals in chases': Gardaí criticise slow roll-out of new cars
# Resources
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# Resources

'We prove no match for criminals in chases': Gardaí criticise slow roll-out of new cars

Apr 28th 2018, 4:00 PM 30,360 Views 74 Comments

Just 53 of the promised 260 vehicles for this year have come on stream so far.

# resources - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Tallaght gardai requested more 4WD vehicles days before Jobstown looting
# Garda Resources
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# Garda Resources

Tallaght gardai requested more 4WD vehicles days before Jobstown looting

Mar 3rd 2018, 11:11 AM 72,883 Views 0 Comments

The request was not met and just one four-wheel drive vehicle was available last night.

# resources - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Drug units targeting Hutch gang unable to conduct searches as gardaí can't claim 2 hours overtime
# Search And Seizure
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# Search And Seizure

Drug units targeting Hutch gang unable to conduct searches as gardaí can't claim 2 hours overtime

Jan 16th 2018, 6:35 AM 39,212 Views 83 Comments

The overtime cuts are affecting policing in the north inner city.

# resources - Thursday 23 November, 2017

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

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

Nov 23rd 2017, 12:28 PM 17,082 Views 28 Comments

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

# resources - Friday 25 August, 2017

Top garda says Harcourt Street HQ is not fit for purpose - but will take years to replace
# Resources
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# Resources

Top garda says Harcourt Street HQ is not fit for purpose - but will take years to replace

Aug 25th 2017, 6:05 AM 13,660 Views 27 Comments

The OPW agreed a new €6 million a year lease with the building’s owner at the end of last year.

# resources - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Fraud, high rents, no accommodation: The problems facing Ireland's international students
# International Students
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# International Students

Fraud, high rents, no accommodation: The problems facing Ireland's international students

May 28th 2017, 6:45 AM 14,199 Views 8 Comments

International students studying in Ireland are facing a myriad of problems.

# resources - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

'Pressure was kept on': Senior gardaí say breath test scandal is a resource issue
# Thin Blue Line
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# Thin Blue Line

'Pressure was kept on': Senior gardaí say breath test scandal is a resource issue

May 3rd 2017, 1:20 PM 10,005 Views 31 Comments

Superintendent Noel Cunningham said gardaí on the ground were frequently being called to serious incidents immediately after checkpoints.

# resources - Monday 24 April, 2017

Terrorism, assaults and the right to grow beards will be debated by rank-and-file gardaí
# Gra Conference
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# Gra Conference

Terrorism, assaults and the right to grow beards will be debated by rank-and-file gardaí

Apr 24th 2017, 6:05 AM 11,935 Views 20 Comments

An internal dispute about two motions being removed from the GRA’s agenda is also likely to boil over this week.

# resources - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Why do we have a census? Here's what the statistics are used for
# PICTURE OF IRELAND
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# PICTURE OF IRELAND

Why do we have a census? Here's what the statistics are used for

Apr 6th 2017, 12:10 AM 19,538 Views 27 Comments

Some of the summary results from last year’s census will be published today.

# resources - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Division by division breakdown: Over €54 million spend on garda overtime
# Freedom Of Information
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# Freedom Of Information

Division by division breakdown: Over €54 million spend on garda overtime

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:45 AM 12,087 Views 58 Comments

The bill for the Dublin divisions made up 62% of the overall spend.

# resources - Monday 31 October, 2016

Minister announces 430 new resource teachers to help children with special education needs
# More Teachers
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# More Teachers

Minister announces 430 new resource teachers to help children with special education needs

Oct 31st 2016, 12:37 PM 12,342 Views 33 Comments

The allocation means there will now be nearly 7,500 special needs teachers in the system.

# resources - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Enda Kenny says money is there to fill Mater job, but no one has applied
# Job Vacancy
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# Job Vacancy

Enda Kenny says money is there to fill Mater job, but no one has applied

Oct 19th 2016, 4:04 PM 18,665 Views 50 Comments

Professor Kevin Walsh, Consultant Cardiologist at the Mater Hospital has raised concerns about resources.

# resources - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Gardaí say they have foiled as many as 11 assassination attempts in recent months
# Gangland
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# Gangland

Gardaí say they have foiled as many as 11 assassination attempts in recent months

Aug 24th 2016, 9:06 AM 18,969 Views 34 Comments

Assistant Commissioner Michael O’Sullivan said the force had more than enough resources to tackle crime.

# resources - Monday 25 April, 2016

Van Gaal: I've done the best I can with this squad
# Resources
# Resources

Van Gaal: I've done the best I can with this squad

Apr 25th 2016, 10:26 AM 9,877 Views 24 Comments

The Manchester United boss points to 14 injuries that could have made his season look very different.

# resources - Saturday 13 February, 2016

What's the best way to destroy violent gangs? Legalise the drugs
# Column
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# Column

What's the best way to destroy violent gangs? Legalise the drugs

Feb 13th 2016, 8:00 AM 1,884 Views 161 Comments

The main currency propelling these gangs is the supply and sale of illicit drugs. We can remove their power, writes Aaron McKenna.

# resources - Sunday 10 January, 2016

'I was a garda for 35 years and I can tell you community policing has been destroyed'
# Opinion
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# Opinion

'I was a garda for 35 years and I can tell you community policing has been destroyed'

Jan 10th 2016, 12:00 PM 3,728 Views 106 Comments

Trevor Laffan, who is recently retired, said the hard work put in to build up relationships in the community have been ruined by bad bad decision-making.

# resources - Monday 28 December, 2015

Some Ryan Report recommendations yet to be implemented due to lack of resources
# Child Abuse
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# Child Abuse

Some Ryan Report recommendations yet to be implemented due to lack of resources

Dec 28th 2015, 8:00 AM 10,729 Views 27 Comments

The report was released in May 2009.

# resources - Monday 2 November, 2015

Gardaí are cracking down on Ireland's most prolific burglars
# Operation Thor
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# Operation Thor

Gardaí are cracking down on Ireland's most prolific burglars

Nov 2nd 2015, 10:42 AM 22,281 Views 78 Comments

Garda Commissioner Noirin O’Sullivan said gardaí plan to put as many of the crime gangs out of business as they possibly can.

# resources - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

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

Is your town getting a swanky new garda station?

Oct 21st 2015, 7:00 PM 55,504 Views 70 Comments

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

# resources - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Majority of gardaí moved to Dundalk are from most depleted division
# Border Policing
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# Border Policing

Majority of gardaí moved to Dundalk are from most depleted division

Oct 20th 2015, 12:11 PM 21,430 Views 52 Comments

16 of the 27 gardaí temporarily transferred to Louth are coming from the Cavan/Monaghan division.

# resources - Monday 6 July, 2015

Joyriders in Connemara are attacking cars and causing high speed chases
# Danger
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# Danger

Joyriders in Connemara are attacking cars and causing high speed chases

Jul 6th 2015, 6:10 AM 34,363 Views 23 Comments

Gardaí say all incidents are being investigated and a number of people have been questioned.

# resources - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

'We had to wrap stab vests around three kids to protect them from gunfire'
# Under-resourced
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# Under-resourced

'We had to wrap stab vests around three kids to protect them from gunfire'

Apr 29th 2015, 9:18 PM 36,597 Views 74 Comments

A Cork garda recounted an armed incident in which he believes lives were put at risk because of a lack of equipment.

# resources - Monday 20 April, 2015

'It's crazy really': Gardaí spend €80,000 on taxis to escort people in custody
# Resources
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# Resources

'It's crazy really': Gardaí spend €80,000 on taxis to escort people in custody

Apr 20th 2015, 2:30 PM 15,541 Views 27 Comments

Officers have said the use of taxis is usually a resourcing issue.

# resources - Sunday 22 March, 2015

Syrian refugees were almost denied treatment at Irish children's hospital
# Money Talks
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# Money Talks

Syrian refugees were almost denied treatment at Irish children's hospital

Mar 22nd 2015, 8:00 AM 13,190 Views 32 Comments

The situation was rectified.

# resources - Thursday 16 October, 2014

'Unclean equipment posed high risk to patients' at Tallaght Hospital
# Inspection
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# Inspection

'Unclean equipment posed high risk to patients' at Tallaght Hospital

Oct 16th 2014, 10:17 PM 10,444 Views 11 Comments

A report gave details of unclean equipment, unregulated isolation rooms and potential risk of inter-patient transmission of infective material because of low staffing levels.

# resources - Thursday 4 September, 2014

National Library at 'critical point' due to funding cuts putting collections at risk
# All The Books
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# All The Books

National Library at 'critical point' due to funding cuts putting collections at risk

Sep 4th 2014, 9:32 AM 5,403 Views 14 Comments

Visitor numbers to the NLI are up 42% on last year.

# resources - Friday 8 August, 2014

Galway mental health unit used new observation area 'as office space'
# Resources
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# Resources

Galway mental health unit used new observation area 'as office space'

Aug 8th 2014, 8:46 AM 8,355 Views 20 Comments

HSE has responded saying that the new unit has not been comissioned for use, but this is being examined “in the context of new staff being employed”.

# resources - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Clinicians brand mental health report as 'damning indictment' of minister's work
# PNA
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# PNA

Clinicians brand mental health report as 'damning indictment' of minister's work

Jun 25th 2014, 9:51 PM 6,924 Views 4 Comments

The Psychiatric Nurses Association say that the government’s roadmap for improvements in the sector needs to be overhauled.

Adults with Asperger Syndrome at higher risk of having suicidal thoughts
# Autism
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# Autism

Adults with Asperger Syndrome at higher risk of having suicidal thoughts

Jun 25th 2014, 6:45 AM 8,772 Views 10 Comments

Researchers said that the findings should be a wake-up call that there is an urgent need for high quality services.

# resources - Friday 30 May, 2014

Behind the scenes at a garda control centre: Who takes your 999 call?
# What's Your Emergency?
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# What's Your Emergency?

Behind the scenes at a garda control centre: Who takes your 999 call?

May 30th 2014, 7:15 AM 16,719 Views 30 Comments

The Dublin Metropolitan Region office handles ten times as may calls as the next busiest centre.

# resources - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Audit of PE facilities in schools "crucial" to tackling obesity
# Resources
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# Resources

Audit of PE facilities in schools "crucial" to tackling obesity

May 13th 2014, 7:47 AM 4,194 Views 17 Comments

Minister Ruairi Quinn has stressed that there are currently no plans to reassess resource levels.

# resources - Monday 12 May, 2014

'We’ve to fork out €1.75m on a centre of excellence and Dublin get one handed to them'
# Resources
# Resources

'We’ve to fork out €1.75m on a centre of excellence and Dublin get one handed to them'

May 12th 2014, 8:00 AM 38,636 Views 98 Comments

Donegal manger Jim McGuinness believes his county are at a disadvantage.

# resources - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Homeless director says there are new cases of people sleeping rough in Dublin every night
# Homelessness
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# Homelessness

Homeless director says there are new cases of people sleeping rough in Dublin every night

Apr 30th 2014, 8:52 AM 6,411 Views 25 Comments

Inner City Helping Homeless says a nightly run is now averaging 80 rough sleepers.

# resources - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Ireland's primary school principals are at breaking point, says INTO
# Workload
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# Workload

Ireland's primary school principals are at breaking point, says INTO

Apr 22nd 2014, 3:15 PM 12,596 Views 55 Comments

General Secretary Sheila Nunan said the workload of principals needs to be reviewed.

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