On Air Now Ray Dolan Noon - 3:00pm Playing Every Rose Has Its Thorn - Poison
Now Playing Poison Every Rose Has Its Thorn

1,200 New Staff To Be Added To An Gardaí Síochána Next Year

The Finance Minister has announced extra gardaí and civilian staff will be hired next year.

The devil will be in the detail of the government's planned garda recruitment drive, according to the group representing frontline members. 

The Finance Minister announced an additional 800 Gardaí and 400 civilian staff will be hired in 2022. 

Garda Representative Association rep in Westmeath Conor Staunton says it's important the right people are selected for administrative roles:

More from Midlands News