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319 trainees to graduate early to boost Garda numbers

0 March 20, 2020

Garda Commissioner fast tracks attestation of trainee Gardaí to bolster high visibility policing and community engagement in response to COVID-19.  Garda numbers now highest ever at over 14,750; Garda Staff at almost 3,000.  The Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan, TD, will this morning (more…)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar

Taoiseach broadcast on COVID-19

0 March 17, 2020

The Taoiseach made a rare, Ministerial Broadcast, to the country this evening at 9pm.  The Taoiseach “This is a Patrick’s Day like no other. We cannot stop the virus, but we can push it back. We will always put your life and your health first. In future, let them say: when things were at their (more…)