Archive for December, 2014

Value of History

Value of History

The tranquil site of Clonmacnois by the River Shannon captured author Brendon K. Colvert’s imagination. Eventually, he became fully aware of its significance and was haunted by the video in the interpretative centre. His new publication, Clonmacnois accommodates all the requirements of the intellectual reader regarding the country of Ireland and at the same time, entertains the casual visitor by […]

by · December 11, 2014 · Community, Community News
Team Spirit

Team Spirit

The garda team placed eighth, the highest scoring Irish team ever, at the Sixth USPE European Police Championships Marathon writes Ian Redican. In June 2014, Garda AC runners made the qualification standard in the Garda Half-Marathon Championship, for the opportunity to compete in the Sixth USPE European Police Championships Marathon in Graz in Austria. On October 10th 2014, four men […]

by · December 11, 2014 · Sportsfile
Cold case: Killed in the line of duty

Cold case: Killed in the line of duty

No one was ever convicted for the murder of Guard Thomas Dowling in 1925, James Durney examines the details of the case. It is not only in the present day that garda personnel are at risk to violent criminals. From the very foundation of the State in 1922, members of the police force have been under violent attack with the […]

by · December 11, 2014 · Modern Policing