Post Tagged with: "Blackrock"

“We are the servants of the people… not ourselves”

“We are the servants of the people… not ourselves”

As the new Garda Commissioner settles into his position, Drew Harris speaks to Frontline gardaí and of the exciting opportunities that await its membership In the short time since I had the honour and privilege of taking up the role of Garda Commissioner, the dedication and commitment among garda members to protecting and serving local communities has been palpable. During […]

by · November 15, 2018 · Features
Between a ‘Rock and a hard place

Between a ‘Rock and a hard place

John O’Keeffe visits Frontline gardaí in Blackrock, Co. Dublin and reacquaints himself with old style local policing Nothing much happens when it comes to policing in middle class areas. Right? Wrong. Blackrock Station’s ebullient Superintendent Martin McGonnell is not long putting me straight on this matter – and trust me when you meet a man who has served two tours […]

by · November 15, 2018 · Features, Modern Policing
Blackrock Open Day: The first of many

Blackrock Open Day: The first of many

Blackrock Garda Station’s inaugural open day on Sunday 15th September 2013 attracted 1,000 locals and was deemed a great success by Sergeant Pat McDonald. While many of the support units were on hand, the main attraction was the Garda Band. Alan Shatter TD, Minister for Justice and Equality and Minister for Defence, was also in attendance. Photos by Majella O’Sullivan […]

by · September 15, 2013 · Community, Community News