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Join Our Assoiation (GSRMA) – To-Day

The Garda Síochána Retired Members’ Association (GSRMA) with a membership of 6,000, is affiliated to the “ Alliance of Retired Public Servants”.  This has strengthened our battle to protect Garda Pension because the ALLIANCE has the potential to represent 140,000 Retired Public Servants, which includes — retired civil & public servants, gardai , teachers, nurses, […]

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The Garda Síochána Retired Members Association (GSRMA) published a three year  Strategic Plan last Autumn.  It was prepared around the time the GSRMA were taken a giant-step in opening a New Office Head Quarters for its  5,700 Membership. The plan  was aimed to address the many challenges facing the organisation. The work outlined in the […]

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Thurles – Tipperary Branch – Celebrate

On Friday, 7th November 2014, over fifty members of the Garda Síochána Retired Members’ Association, assembled at the Anner Hotel, Thurles for a celebratory lunch and presentation of GSRMA Certificates to long serving members of the Thurles-Tipperary Branch.  The twelve special recipients were (1) Margaret “Pearl” McDermott;  Margaret (Peg) Donovan;  Patricia (Patsy) Hogan;  John Dunphy;  […]

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A DREAM COME TRUE – Garda Retired Association

Turning the first sod, laying the foundation-stone, unveiling a plaque and cutting the tape are all markers in the development of many new buildings. In most cases people gather with a sense of pride and joy to observe the historic occasion.  Thursday, 15th May 2014, was one such occasion for the Garda Síochána Retired Members’ […]

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Death of Frank White – Former GSRMA Gen. Sec.

Frank White (91 Yrs.), Castleknock, Dublin. died peacefully yesterday at Connolly Hospital Dublin. The Garda Síochána Retired Members’ Association extend sincere sympathy to his family.  Frank, a native of Sligo, retired from the Garda Síochána in 1978 and during his service had strong links with the Garda Representative Associations since the days of the Conroy […]

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Irish Times – Interview with Noel O’ Sullivan

Noel E. O’ Sullivan, is proud of the experience gained during a lifespan of 73 years which all started in a place called Castlecove (Cuan an Chaisleáin) on the “Ring of Kerry”.   With Blood from the KINGDOM coursing through his veins Noel, developed a great interest and love for sport.  During his career in […]

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Opening DAY (GSRMA House) – Photo Gallery

Thursday, 15th May 2014, was a proud day for the Garda Síochána Retired Members’ Association (GSRMA), when Mr. Gerry Blake (President) and Central Committee Members celebrated the official opening of their new Head Office.  Assistant Garda Commissioner John Twomey, represented the Garda Síochána as other invited guests assembled for the official opening ceremony.  Fr. Joe […]

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71% Retired Gardai – Supporting Adult Children

An austerity survey has illustrates the extent of hardship among 60-70 year olds. 71% of retired members of An Garda Síochána surveyed by their Association are supporting their adult children by paying household bills, providing for grandchildren and paying off debts with many reporting that they see no future for themselves. These figures come following the […]

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GSRMA —– €1,000 —- Winners

On Monday, 10th December, 2012, Gerry Blake, President of the Garda Síochána Retired Members’ Association, presided over the holding of the GSRMA Christmas Cash Draws of five €1,000 prizes. All GSRMA Members were included in the draw. You will note that good luck not alone strikes once but it can strike twice. Read on and […]

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New GSRMA Head Office – 5 Harrington Street

September 1st marked the first day of Autumn but it was also an important date for the Garda Síochána Retired Members’ Association.  We wmoved from the Garda Club to our brand new Head Quarters at No. 5 Harrington Street, Dublin 8.  The move was only a few yards down the street but it was a […]

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