New recruitment campaign - 800 vacancies (closing date is the 29/9/16)
The Garda Commissioner is delighted to welcome the announcement by the Minister for Justice and Equality of a new recruitment campaign.
800 vacancies for Garda Trainees are to be filled. Closing date is Thursday, the 29th September 2016.
It is important that a police force is reflective of the community it serves and we are particularly keen that women and people from minority communities consider joining An Garda Síochána.
If you want to contribute to your community join An Garda Síochána for an exciting, rewarding and fulfilling career.
Details of how to apply for positions are at www.publicjobs.ie
A video link to the CareersPortal is available here
Press release and leaflet is available here ...
The Garda National Property Recovered Day took place on Thursday 22/9/16
Members of the public were invited to attend selected Garda stations around the country on the 22nd September 2016 where photographs of property in Garda custody could be viewed.
Viewing of the physical property could then be scheduled at a later date as needed.
In addition the public were able to avail of the services of Crime Prevention Officers, Victims Services and Age Action Ireland at selected venues.
The public can also view All images of property from each Garda Division from Thursday, the 22nd September 2016. View the photographs of property by clicking the link here
If you think you own the property contact Gardai concerned (details on each image) and we will arrange for you to view the physical property.
All images are available in one album here
Supporting Safer Communities from the 20 - 27/9/16 – Burglary Prevention Campaign
The Garda National Supporting Safer Communities Campaign will commence on Tuesday 20th September and will run until Tuesday 27th September. For more information visit the Garda Stand, BLOCK 3, ROW 10, STAND 250 at the National Ploughing Championships in Screggan, Co Offaly.
The focus of the campaign is to encourage home owners to Lock Up and Light UP to prevent burglaries. Many information events will be held at Garda Stations throughout the country including a dedicated property recovered day, details of which will be publicised locally. See the Crime Prevention Section for home security information and advice on property marking.
Further information and advice leaflets are available here ...
Use Your Brain Not Your Fists
An Garda Síochána has appealed on the 12/9/16 to young males to think of the consequences for themselves and others of being involved in assaults as statistics show a rise in assaults in last number of years in line with the rise in the night-time economy.
Further Details...click here
Will you make the Pledge? Support Project EDWARD on the 21/9/16 !!!
Project EDWARD aims to be a European Day Without A Road Death.
The goal is that no one should die on the roads of Europe on Wednesday 21st September 2016. We believe that Project EDWARD can make a significant contribution towards further sizeable and sustained reductions in road death and serious injury not just on the day, but also beyond.
Further details, leaflet and video ...
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
Garda Victim Information Leaflet (VIL) is available here ...
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
An Garda Síochána Five Year Modernisation and Renewal Programme - New Garda Organisational Structure.
An Garda Síochána has published its five year programme to professionalise, modernise and renew the organisation to ensure it can meet present and future policing and security challenges.
Full Press Release, Booklet and New Garda Strategy Organisational Chart are available here ...
As part of the programme a new Garda Organisational Structure came into effect on the 1st of September 2016.
The changes in the plan have been prioritised to ensure the greatest community impact and provide the best supports for Garda members, staff and reserves to enable them to work efficiently and effectively in delivering the national policing and security service.
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 ...
Persons attending at the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) Office, 13/14 Burgh Quay, Dublin 2 for purpose of registrations
As of Thursday 15/09/2016, persons attending at the INIS office for registrations must have a prior appointment made. The current policy and procedures regarding registrations and renewals at INIS will cease on the 14/09/2016.
The new appointment management system regarding registrations and renewals at INIS will commence on the 15/09/2016 at 8am.
1. Postal Address: Registration Office, Irish Naturalisation & Immigration Service, 13/14 Burgh Quay, Dublin 2, D02 XK70.
2. Web address: http://www.inis.gov.ie/en/INIS/Pages/registration
Garda Youth Awards 2016
The inaugural Kildare Garda Division Youth awards will take place on 11th November 2016 in the panoramic restaurant at Punchestown Racecourse.
The Meath Division Garda Youth Awards winners will be announced at a celebratory function in the Headfort Arms Hotel, Kells, Co. Meath on Wednesday, November 16th 2016.
The Limerick Garda Divisional Youth Awards for 2016 take place in the Woodlands House Hotel, Adare, Co. Limerick on the 24th November 2016.
The Second Annual Clare Garda Division Youth Awards. The awards will be held on the 8th December 2016 at the Treacy’s West County Hotel, Ennis, Co Clare.
Further info and application forms ...
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
To see countrywide events that are happening in your area or that you may wish to follow:
During the recent visit of Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall to Donegal the grounds of CLCG An Termainn /Termon GAA Club
were made available to local members of An Garda Síochána and the Garda Air Support Unit to assist in the policing of this event.
As a token of appreciation to CLCG An Termainn /Termon GAA Club a presentation was made to Chairperson Daniel O’Donnell and Secretary Margo Doherty and other officers of the club by local Gardaí of framed ariel photographs of the club grounds located at Burn Road, Termon, Co. Donegal.
Photographs and further is available here ...