on air now Current Show

THE ANTON SAVAGE SHOW

09:00 - 12:00
00:00 - 00:59

Chill

01:00 - 05:00

Overnight

05:00 - 07:00

Early Breakfast with Paula MacSweeney

07:00 - 09:00

The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show

09:00 - 12:00

The Anton Savage Show

12:00 - 14:30

Dermot and Dave

14:30 - 16:30

Louise Duffy

16:30 - 19:00

The Last Word with Matt Cooper

19:00 - 21:00

Fergal D'Arcy on Today FM

21:00 - 23:59

The Paul McLoone Show

1,000 Gardai assaulted every year


by Sinead Spain  29th Apr 2014  08:55
Today FM image

GRA conference gets underway

The Garda Representative Association says up to 1,000 officers are being assaulted every year.

The GRA's annual conference is calling for new legislation with tougher penalties to deter people from attacking Gardai.

Meanwhile the GRA says Noirin O'Sullivan has the association's 100 per cent backing to become the next Garda Commissioner.

The GRA conference will begin in Killarney this morning - with assaults on Gardai among the issues for debate today.

The rank and file body wants the Department of Justice and Garda management to publish details on the number and severity of incidents annually.

The GRA Deputy General Secretary John Healy says a new reporting system - introduced last October - shows cases increasing:

Delegates will also debate motions on recruitment and equipment.

This afternoon - the interim Garda Commissioner Noirin O'Sullivan will address the conference.

The outgoing GRA President John Parker says she has the association's backing to become Martin Callinan's successor:

 


  • Today FM image

    Watch: Global dance off challenge

    Today FM image

    May the 4th be with you

    Today FM image

    Talks with Independent TDs continue

    Today FM image

    Cruz drops out of Presidential race

  • Today FM image

    Tweet Of The Year Goes To...

    Today FM image

    David McGowan Update: Success followed by Problems

    Today FM image

    102 people slept rough in Dublin on April 24th

    Today FM image

    John Kenny; Priest Extraordinaire!