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Christmas Lunch & Xmas Carols – By the Leeside.

The pictures below capture some of the atmosphere when 130 attended the Cork City GSRMA Christmas Lunch at Rochestown Park Hotel at which Paschal Feeney (Gen. Sec. GSRMA) and Brendan O Leary (CEO St Paul’s Credit Union) were invited guests. Proceeding got underway at 12.30 pm with a mull-wine reception, followed by a four course […]

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Death of Retired Garda Sgt. Peig Brown – Limerick.

The death occurred on the 25th November 2016 of Margaret (Peig) BROWN (née Tierney) Rushdale Drive, Clareview, Ennis Road, Limerick City, Limerick.  Peg was a retired Garda Garda Sergeant and loyal member of the Limerick Branch of the Garda Siochana Retired Members’ Association. Brown (nee Tierney) (Rushdale Drive, Clareview, Ennis Road, Limerick, formerly of Oughterard, Co. Galway) […]

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Cork Garda Mass – 2016.

Over 200 attended a Eucharistic Celebration in thanksgiving for the lives of all deceased staff members of An Garda Síochána in the SMA Church Wilton, Cork City on Tuesday evening.  Despite the very cold weather, many retired Gardai, Garda widows, relatives, together with serving Gardai, came to pray for their departed colleagues. Fr. Pat Stevenson […]

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GSRMA Strategic Plan — Regional Meetings.

At the Central Committee meeting on the 19th October, it was decided to launch the Association Strategic Plan 2016  – 2021. To ensure that all our Branches were familiar with the contents of the Plan the Central Committee decided to hold information sessions with the Chairpersons and Secretaries of all of our 44 branches around the […]

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Report —- National Federation Pensioners” Assoc.

At a recent meeting of the National Federation Pensioners’ Association (NFPA) a number of matters concern elderly people were discuss.  You may find the following of interest: A post budget meeting of groups expressed disappointment with the budget as it did little for the over 70s in relation to Medical cards, household packet and FEMPI. […]

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Social Committee Outing to – SLIGO

September 19th witnessed a total of 92 retired colleagues with friends on route for Sligo Town to enjoy a four night stay at the elegant “Great Southern Hotel“.  With the hotel’s location adjacent to the nearby rail station, many made use of the train services for the journey to the WEST.  The weather was beautiful […]

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Retired Senior Garda – Comments on Strike

The Midland News Centre reports that “A retired senior garda is warning that an all out strike by members of the force would be unacceptable.  Former Laois/Offaly Detective Chief Superintendent John O’ Brien’s comments come as the AGSI & GRA attend the Labour Court today in a last minute ditch bid to prevent Friday’s industrial […]

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2016 — Annual Conference National Federation Pensions’ Assoc.

The 2016 Annual Conference of the National Federation Pensioners’ Association (NFPA) was held at Wynn’s Hotel, Abbey Street, Dublin Thursday, 20th October 2016. The Central Committee of the Garda Siochana Retired Members’ Association (GSRMA) was represented at the Conference by GSRMA President, Matt Cosgrove; Padraig Costelloe and Pat Lehane.   The first speaker was Michael Taft, […]

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40th Anniversary – Death of Garda Michael Clerkin.

Retired Garda Sergeant Jim Cannon gave a 40 minute interview on the Joe Duffy Radio Programme, recalling the events of 16th October 1976 when an IRA Bomb exploded in a farmhouse near Portarlington killing Garda Michael Clerkin (24 years) and seriously injuring himself and three other Garda colleagues.  The bravery shown by the Gardai that […]

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Court Expenses for Retired Gardai

If you are summonsed to give evidence in court in relation to a criminal investigation in which you were involved in your Garda capacity prior to your retirement you are entitled to the following : Travelling expenses at public transport rate (return) from your home to the court. Subsistance Allowance at the current Garda rates […]

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