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‘Lower levels of confidence in Gardaí among Ireland’s trans community’ report finds

‘Lower levels of confidence in Gardaí among Ireland’s trans community’ report finds

Trans people are far less likely to express high levels of trust in An Garda Síochána, when compared to the general public, a new report has found. Just eight per cent of trans people interviewed rated trust in Gardaí as ‘very high’. This compares to 43 per cent of the majority population from a similar […]

Garda Inspectorate Report 2014: Low Levels of Homophobic Recording, But Does This Reflect Homophobic Reporting?

Garda Inspectorate Report 2014: Low Levels of Homophobic Recording, But Does This Reflect Homophobic Reporting?

The Garda Inspectorate Report 2014, presented to the Minister for Justice and Equality by Chief Inspector Robert K. Olson last Tuesday (llth) is the “result of a detailed two-year examination by the Inspectorate of crime investigation in the Garda Síochána”. The report gives Findings, Key Issues and Recommendations for the way An Garda Síochána is presently operating, […]

Look: Uniformed Garda Makes History With March in Berlin Pride

Look: Uniformed Garda Makes History With March in Berlin Pride

  A little piece of Irish LGBT history took place last weekend, as a uniformed Garda took part in Berlin’s Pride parade. Garda Sergeant Paul Franey (pictured) marched alongside British and European colleagues in Berlin Pride on Saturday, becoming the first member of An Garda Síochána to take part in a Pride festival in uniform. […]