Writing in the Sunday Independent on 7th April, Jim Cusack reminds us that Female Garda numbers are currently 3,360 and are close to 33% of the Garda force. It looks like they may reach the one-third level as close on 1,500 Gardai plan early retirements in advance of the Government implementing further pension-cuts. Read the […]
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Noel Baker in the Irish Examiner 31st December, 2012 gives an account of the Garda conerns in the mid 1970s: A 1975 file on anti-discrimination legislation regarding working women claims Garda morale could “collapse” were woman allowed in senior roles, and queried whether they should wear slacks in the midst of a “male force”. An […]
The Garda Review has a nice photograph and special tribute on the 50th anniversary celebrations which marked the appointment of females to the Garda Síochána in 1959. You can read “SISTER ACT” by just clicking on the link here.