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Further details, notes for candidates and frequently asked questions ...

A Garda recruitment campaign was advertised on the 11th May 2017.

Information regarding the recruitment process is available on the PAS website at www.publicjobs.ie  and all queries regarding the recruitment campaign should be directed to the PAS website.

Closing date is Thursday, the 1st June 2017.

Further details, notes for candidates and frequently asked questions ...
Further details and more locations  available here ...

"Operation Slowdown" on the 26 and 27/5/17

An Garda Síochána and GoSafe will conduct an intensive national speed enforcement operation for a 24 hour period from 7am Friday, the 26th to 7am Saturday, the 27th May 2017.

The objective of Slow Down is to reduce speed and make the roads safer for all road users. The following are some of the locations where speed enforcement is scheduled to be carried out from 7am Friday 26th May:

• R683 Ballymaclode, Waterford, Waterford
• N14 Drumnahoagh, Letterkenny, Donegal
• R700 Dangan, Thomastown, Kilkenny
• N18 Glenbrack, Gort, Galway

Full list of all speed enforcement zones

  • The public can play their part by slowing down and showing support via the Garda Facebook page but also reducing speed - #slowdownday. 

Further details and more locations available here ...
Further information.

Garda eVetting - 2017 Ireland eGovernment Awards.

Garda eVetting has been nominated for a number of awards at the 2017 Ireland eGovernment Awards.

The Ireland eGovernment Awards and Summit, in association with eir Business and Cisco, recognise the innovators and forward thinkers who are pioneering changes and helping deliver better online services for Irish citizens today.

The Awards are Ireland’s most sought-after accolade in Irish eGovernment, honouring the leaders driving digital services, communication and democracy online. Following a rigorous adjudication process, the winners will be announced at the Awards ceremony on 26 May 2017 in Dublin Castle. This year’s shortlist has been announced.  An Garda Síochána eVetting has been nominated in three different categories: Open Source Award; Mobile Award and the General Award. 
eVetting

Further information.
Traffic information, Public Notice and FAQ's...

Guns n Roses Concert at Slane Castle on the 27/5/17

An Garda Síochána aims to ensure the safety of all concert-goers attending this event and to minimise traffic disruption in the area on the day.  

It is imperative that you organize your trip to the venue in advance, and plan accordingly as traffic delays are inevitable. Carpool where possible, and USE PUBLIC TRANSPORT.

When in public places take care of your property. Keep it within view at all times, and do not leave it under tables or seats while relaxing. Be aware of the dangers of pickpockets, particularly in crowded areas.

Maps of Road Closures and Parking

 


Traffic information, Public Notice and FAQ's...

An Post Rás 2013

The 2013 An Post Rás takes place from Sunday, the 19th to Sunday, the 26th May 2013

It is commencing in Dunboyne, passing through Longford, Nenagh, Listowel Glengarriff, Mitchelstown, Carlow and Naas and concluding in Skerries.

Please see following link for further details

http://www.anpost.ie/AnPost/IrishCyclingRas/Home/


Traffic Management plan ...

Forbidden Fruit Festival from the 3-5/6/17 at Royal Hospital Kilmainham (RHK)

Forbidden Fruit Festival takes place from Saturday, the 3rd June to Monday, the 5th June 2014 taking place in the Royal Hospital Kilmainham (RHK).

This event should not substantially affect local traffic in the surrounding area as it is a ‘walk in’ event.

There will be ‘no parking available for the public’ at or in the vicinity of the RHK.


Traffic Management plan ...
Full traffic details for Aviva Stadium ...

Munster V Scarlets on the 27/5/17 at the Aviva Stadium

All patrons should choose their route carefully based on the colour coded entry routes outlined on their tickets so as to avoid delay.

Patrons should also comply with the directions issued by Gardaí and stewards as they depart the stadium. Again, the directions are issued with a view to making the stadium environs a safer place during patron exit from the Aviva Stadium.

The Garda Mapping Section have provided a map to the Aviva event


Full traffic details for Aviva Stadium ...
Crime Prevention Advice ...

National Lottery issues warning about phone calls offering free Euromillions Play

It has been brought to the attention of the National Lottery that members of the public are receiving phone calls from a Dublin number, offering free play in the EuroMillions game.

If any member of the public has been a victim of this crime they should report the matter to their local Garda station.

A National Lottery spokesperson said: “We have been contacted by several people in the last few weeks about such calls. We would like to reassure our players, and members of the public, that this activity has nothing to do with the National Lottery, and we would advise caution.”

Gardaí remind the public to be extra careful with their personal, bank and other financial details whether online or over the phone. 


Crime Prevention Advice ...
Further information ...

Crimestoppers Appeal Thomas Farnan Murder-Clondalkin 2016

Gardaí at Clondalkin Garda Station are renewing their appeal to the public for information in relation to the murder of Thomas Farnan which occurred on the 25th April 2016 at his home at 11 Kilcronan Court , Clondalkin, Dublin 22.
Further information ...
The guides are available here in Irish and English ...

An Garda Síochána Launch Child Sexual Abuse Reporting Phone Line

An Garda Síochána has today launched a dedicated phone line for the reporting of child sexual abuse. The phone line number is 1800 555 222.

This confidential freephone line will be manned on a 24 hour basis, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

This is a freephone number meaning that there will be no cost to callers from calling this number. 

An Garda Síochána encourages victims of child sexual abuse to report any such incident at the earliest opportunity including those incidents of an historical nature.

In conjunction with the launch of the phone line, An Garda Síochána has also published a guide on the options available to people wishing to report child sexual abuse and sexual crime.


The guides are available here in Irish and English ...
Full Press Release and Safety Advice leaflets ...

An Garda Síochána Safety "Streetwise" Campaign

Major personal safety campaign targeting 18 to 39 year-olds, 2 in 5 thefts occur between 10pm and 4am between Friday and Sunday

€2.5M WORTH OF PHONES STOLEN IN 2016
 
An Garda Síochána advises people to #mindyourstuff
 
Two-thirds of all thefts and robberies involve mobile phones being stolen, according to new figures from An Garda Síochána. 


Full Press Release and Safety Advice leaflets ...
Full details and current External Emergency Plans are available here ...

External Emergency Plans

An Garda Síochána, the Health Service Executive and Local Authorities (Fire Services) are each required under legislation to prepare Plans to deal with the emergency response to major accidents at designated sites.

Full details and current External Emergency Plans are available here ...
Link to North Runway Roads Update is available here ...

Forest Road - Road closure- From the 20/2 - 7/7/17

An Garda Síochána and the Dublin Airport Authority would like to advise all road users that due to the extension of Dublin Airport Forest Road will be closed from the 20th February to the 7th July 2017 (local access only).

Link to North Runway Roads Update is available here ...
Garda Vetting Statistics Monthly Breakdown ...

Garda Vetting Statistics

There are no backlogs in relation to Garda Vetting.

9,436 applications completed week ending 21/5/17
180,904 completed in 2017

9% more Garda Vetting applications completed in April 2017 than April 2016.

Over 150,000 Garda Vetting applications completed compared to 115,000 at the same stage last year.

Turnaround times for online eVetting applications is 5 working days from date of receipt in the National Vetting Bureau.

Turnaround times for paper applications is 20 working days from date of receipt in the National Vetting Bureau.

Currently 97% of applications are being processed within these timeframes with the other 3% awaiting further information to allow the applications to be completed.

Further information in relation to the National Vetting Bureau can be found here


Garda Vetting Statistics Monthly Breakdown ...
Further details and Full press releases ...

Issues identified in May 2016 in relation to the operation of the Fixed Charge Processing System

An Garda Síochána is now initiating a process to appeal these cases on behalf of those affected/ dedicated team established

  ~ All persons affected will be notified by post 
  ~ All fines will be re-imbursed and penalties removed
  ~ Public to do nothing until they hear from us – letters to issue between 3-14 April for those affected

An Garda Síochána wish to apologise for inconvenience caused.

Email address FCN.Helpline@garda.ie 


Further details and Full press releases ...
The Protected Disclosures Policy and PD1 Form is available here ...

Protected Disclosures Policy

The Garda Commissioner Nóirín ÓSullivan has published the Protected Disclosures Policy.

Any member of An Garda Síochána who raises issues will be fully supported. Each and every Garda member must know they have the right and responsibility to raise their concerns and be confident that they will be listened to and addressed.

In recent weeks, a Protected Disclosures Manager has been appointed and An Garda Síochána have begun establishing a dedicated team who will be appropriately trained to oversee all matters related to protected disclosures.

In addition, we are working with external experts in this area such as Transparency Ireland to help us create an environment to ensure people speaking up are supported and protected in An Garda Síochána.


The Protected Disclosures Policy and PD1 Form is available here ...
FAQs, leaflets and Full Press Release .....

Preliminary Roadside Drug Testing

The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Mr Shane Ross has  announced the commencement of the drug driving provisions in the Road Traffic Act 2016 on the 12/4/17.

One of the key measures in the legislation provides for Preliminary Drug Testing, which will enable Gardaí to test motorists whom they suspect of driving under the influence of drugs at the roadside.

FAQs, leaflets and Full Press Release .....
Garda Victim Information Leaflet (VIL) is available here ...

Victim Information Leaflet

If you have been a victim of crime, we have prepared a Garda Victim Information Leaflet (VIL) that will provide you with some relevant information that can help you access your entitlements as set out in the EU Directive 2012/29/EU which establishes the minimum standards on the rights, support and protection for victims of crime.

You do not need to formally report your crime to An Garda Síochána to access the free services at victim support services

The leaflet contains information about entitlements to access victim support, legal aid, compensation, interpretation, and witness expenses. You can use any of the contact details which are listed in the Victim Information Leaflet or if you require further information please contact your local Garda Victim Service Office


Garda Victim Information Leaflet (VIL) is available here ...

Gardaí are seeking owners for property in their possession

Gardaí are seeking owners for property in their possession. The property is varied and includes bikes, cameras, purses, phones etc.

If you are the owner of any of this property, please use contact details as outlined with the photo of the property

Please click here to see BIKES in Garda possession

Please click here to see ALL OTHER property recovered


Poster and further information is available here ...

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To see countrywide events that are happening in your area or that you may wish to follow: 


Poster and further information is available here ...

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25/05/2017 Gardaí have seized a quantity of cannabis herb following an operation targeting organised crime in Balbriggan yesterday 24th May 2017.
25/05/2017 Daniel Bolger, 34 years, also known as Daniel Barrett missing since Saturday 29th April 2017 has been located safe and well.
25/05/2017 Garda eVetting has been nominated for a number of awards at the 2017 Ireland eGovernment Awards.