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Plan for the Future

Upon retirement in 2015 Garda Siochana Retired Members’ Association member Willie Gleeson took up the position of Funeral Director with O’ Connor Bros. Funeral Homes, Cork. Willie served in An Garda Siochana in Cork City and County and with the United Nations in the former Yugoslavia. He represented the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors […]

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Christmas Party – Kenmare GSRMA Lads.

Kenmare folk are proud of their small town “Neidín” in Kenmare-Bay.  It was here on Tuesday, 13th December 2016, where 23  retired Gardai held their 3rd Christmas dinner at the Shamrock Hotel.  Everyone enjoyed a beautiful dinner supplied by manager, Patrick Foley. The evening was devoted to conversation at which the group were joined by […]

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Age Action – Free Computer Training

For those who don’t have computer skills Age Action runs Computers classes for the Terrified! The free beginners’ computer classes are for the over 55’s who have little or no computer experience or for the absolutely terrified!  Learn how to Search the Internet Send & receive emails Shop & book flights Small class sizes with […]

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Killarney / Caherciveen – Christmas Dinner

The Killarney/Caherciveen branch created its own bit of history on the 7th December 2016, holding it’s inaugural Christmas function at the Killarney Oaks hotel.   With 30 people in attendance, proceedings commenced at 5.00p.m. shortly afterwards an excellent meal was served. This set in motion a very pleasant atmosphere for the remainder of evening during which many incidents […]

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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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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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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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