Almost 30% of the force are women.
An Garda Síochána is striving hard to become more representative of society, according to one of its top ranking members.
Almost 30%of the gardaí are women, the highest levels in the history of the force.
Deputy Commissioner Anne Marie McMahon is encouraging more women and minorities to consider a career in policing, with a nationwide recruitment campaign ongoing.
The Laois woman says they’ve also launched an internship to help increase diversity: