Garda Síochána

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Garda Síochána

(ˈɡɑːrdə ˌʃɪəˈxɑːnə)
n
the police force of the Republic of Ireland
[C20: from Irish Gaelic garda guard + síochána of the peace, from síocháin peace]
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A Garda spokeswoman said yesterday: "Gardai are investigating the sudden death of a serving member of An Garda Siochana following an incident at Ballymun station.
THE YEARS 2013 and 2014 were difficult for An Garda Siochana, the Irish Republic's national police service; a number of issues came to a head which damaged public confidence in the force.
THE Memorial Day for Deceased Members of An Garda Siochana was held yesterday as murdered Garda Tony Golden's widow Nicola received a special award.
Tenders are invited for the commissioner of an garda siochana invites responses to this request for tenders from economic operators for the provision of consultancy services to facilitate the outsourcing of the provision and operation of the garda safety camera network.
The morale of An Garda Siochana, the new Irish national police force plummeted steeply during the early turbulent years of independence after 1922 explains, O'Brien (history, U.
But the bottom line is that a motorbike paid for by the taxpayer and manned by a member of An Garda Siochana was being used to add to someone's wedding day festivities.
Speaking in Co Kerry, he said: "It is a matter of significant regret for An Garda Siochana that it has taken such a long time for it to be confirmed that Ms Hayes is not the mother of Baby John.
Tender for the provision of a towing and management service contract for the recovery, storage, sale, and disposal of vehicles, for receiving the payment of fees and the management of the overall service in DMR South Central Division at the request of An Garda Siochana.
THE past year has been a tough time if you're a member of An Garda Siochana.
We are also conscious there is speculation that An people may be talking about retaliation in this matter, and an Garda Siochana has been very active since the event occurred.
He added: "Incidents like this highlight the danger that can face members of An Garda Siochana in carrying out their duties.