Rank and file Gardai have called on whoever forms the next government — to fully restore their pay to pre-2008 levels and commit to a substantial recruitment drive.  The Garda Representative Association  said it will be demanding the new government to address a number of urgent issues such as:  (i) Re-instatement to pre-2008 salary of €25,745 for all new recruits;  (ii) Pay cuts for all member (Garda Rank) to be reversed.

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