Garda Retired http://www.gardaretired.com Originally called the Garda Siochana Pensioners’ Association, in 2002 it changed the name title to the Garda Siochana Retired Members’ Association (GSRMA). Wed, 17 Apr 2019 08:36:14 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.0.4 49179372 Annual An Garda Síochána Memorial Day – 18th May 2019 Noon at Dublin Castle http://www.gardaretired.com/annual-an-garda-siochana-memorial-day-18th-may-2019-noon-at-dublin-castle/ http://www.gardaretired.com/annual-an-garda-siochana-memorial-day-18th-may-2019-noon-at-dublin-castle/#respond Mon, 08 Apr 2019 08:58:27 +0000 http://www.gardaretired.com/?p=12922

The Memorial Day for Members of An Garda Síochána who had lost their lives in the line of duty , will take place on Saturday 18th May 2019 at noon at Dublin Castle. Please click to see the invitation- (PDF format). Memorial Day 2019

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ST. PAULS GARDA MEDICAL AID SOCIETY NOTICE OF A.GM. http://www.gardaretired.com/st-pauls-garda-medical-aid-society-notice-of-a-gm/ http://www.gardaretired.com/st-pauls-garda-medical-aid-society-notice-of-a-gm/#respond Tue, 26 Mar 2019 18:36:51 +0000 http://www.gardaretired.com/?p=12907

ST. PAULS GARDA MEDICAL AID SOCIETY NOTICE OF A.GM. Each Member of the Society. 20th March 2019 This email is to inform you that a new circular is available to view and print on our website at www.medicalaid.ie by clicking on the NOTICE BOARD section and opening the latest circular dated 20th March 2019. It […]

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SECURITY & POLICING http://www.gardaretired.com/security-policing/ http://www.gardaretired.com/security-policing/#respond Tue, 26 Mar 2019 09:31:33 +0000 http://www.gardaretired.com/?p=12903

It is undeniable that reform in the criminal justice system has been long overdue, while the significant failures have been felt most strongly by those of us and our families who have served over many years and walked in harm’s way, writes police and security specialist John O’Brien, current member of the GSRMA Central Committee […]

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GSRMA announce the launch of their new Discount Scheme http://www.gardaretired.com/gsrma-announce-the-launch-of-their-new-discount-scheme/ http://www.gardaretired.com/gsrma-announce-the-launch-of-their-new-discount-scheme/#comments Tue, 12 Feb 2019 12:20:47 +0000 http://www.gardaretired.com/?p=12844

GSRMA are pleased to announce the launch of their new Discount Scheme. Do not dismiss read through, there is something in this for everyone. Remember you register/join with your Registered number. Once Registered you can bring 3 other family or friends with you under your Registered number. Register today and start saving.  Click following link . […]

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‘Tipperary Tragedy’ – the Soloheadbeg shootings inquest report 100 years on http://www.gardaretired.com/tipperary-tragedy-the-soloheadbeg-shootings-inquest-report-100-years-on/ http://www.gardaretired.com/tipperary-tragedy-the-soloheadbeg-shootings-inquest-report-100-years-on/#respond Thu, 24 Jan 2019 11:29:34 +0000 http://www.gardaretired.com/?p=12827

Irish Independent account of the ‘first shots’ of the War of Independence – Irish Independent 24th. January 2019 IN connection with the shooting of Constables McDonnell and O’Connell at Soloheadbeg, Tipperary, Patrick Gorman, labourer, Churchfield, Donohill, about four miles from Tipperary, was arrested yesterday evening. Another man was arrested at Dundrum, but his name has […]

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Hundreds of gardaí to patrol Border if no deal http://www.gardaretired.com/12825-2/ http://www.gardaretired.com/12825-2/#comments Thu, 24 Jan 2019 11:22:24 +0000 http://www.gardaretired.com/?p=12825

{ From Irish Independent today 24th. January 2019 by Paul Williams, Laura Larkin and Cormac McQuinn} ‘Worst case scenario’ for British crash-out – More than 400 new customs staff in place on Brexit day Fears have been raised about a ‘gap’ in social welfare pay-outs GARDA management are drafting emergency plans to deploy hundreds of […]

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Gardaí should not be singled out – GRA – as reported in Irish Times by Conor Lally http://www.gardaretired.com/gardai-should-not-be-singled-out-gra-as-reported-in-irish-times-by-conor-lally/ http://www.gardaretired.com/gardai-should-not-be-singled-out-gra-as-reported-in-irish-times-by-conor-lally/#respond Wed, 23 Jan 2019 11:21:49 +0000 http://www.gardaretired.com/?p=12820

{Something we do very well in Ireland is find a scapegoat – never blame the system, especially a system over which Senior management lauded over the years – in this case blame individual Gardai – what a COP out} The Garda Representative Association has claimed it would be wrong to “smear” individual gardaí over shortcomings […]

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Community gathers for centenary commemorations of Soloheadbeg ambush – Irish Times Monday 21st. January 2019 http://www.gardaretired.com/12816-2/ http://www.gardaretired.com/12816-2/#respond Wed, 23 Jan 2019 11:09:42 +0000 http://www.gardaretired.com/?p=12816

The people of the Co Tipperary townland of Solohead gathered on Saturday 19th. January 2019 to remember momentous events which occurred there 100 years ago and which would eventually lead – with many twists and turns – to an independent Irish State. Centenary commemorations for the Soloheadbeg ambush brought with them the first gathering of […]

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Talks fail over compensation for Garda Golden’s family http://www.gardaretired.com/talks-fail-over-compensation-for-garda-goldens-family/ http://www.gardaretired.com/talks-fail-over-compensation-for-garda-goldens-family/#respond Wed, 23 Jan 2019 10:56:39 +0000 http://www.gardaretired.com/?p=12813

{As reported in todays Irish Times by Ray Managh – Nothing is ever made easy for Gardai or indeed surviving Spouses and family by this State – Lip Service is the name of the game at the time of these tragedies, that’s about all} Settlement talks have broken down between representatives of the Minister for […]

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DPP Official to go on Trial – from Irish Independent Tuesday 22nd. January 2019 http://www.gardaretired.com/dpp-official-to-go-on-trial-from-irish-independent-tuesday-22nd-january-2019/ http://www.gardaretired.com/dpp-official-to-go-on-trial-from-irish-independent-tuesday-22nd-january-2019/#respond Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:05:18 +0000 http://www.gardaretired.com/?p=12804

A DIRECTOR of Public Prosecutions employee will go on trial charged with leaking confidential and sensitive information in connection with the Peter Butterly murder trial. Jonathan Lennon (35), from Clonee, Dublin 15, was charged with breaking the Official Secrets Act in relation to criminal proceedings resulting from the murder of dissident republican Butterly. He was […]

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