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Ordinary gardaí doing an extraordinary job

Ordinary gardaí doing an extraordinary job

Just what is it like being a Frontline Garda during the Covid-19 pandemic around the country? Siobhán Moore has one description – awesome Portlaoise is a bustling commuter town which boasts a prison, hospital and according to the last census, a population of over 22,000 people. From a policing perspective, it is busy at the best of times. These are […]

by · May 15, 2020 · Features
Policing a Pandemic

Policing a Pandemic

Just how will our service operate in these challenging times? Darren Martin considers In October 1918 a flu pandemic spread across the world which impacted the day to day life of millions. That pandemic resulted in medical and emergency services being stretched to their limits. While the hospitals and staff battled to treat as many of the sick as they […]

by · April 15, 2020 · Features