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(l-r): Gerry Quinn, GNDU; Liam Hogan (Tour De Force committee); Enda Kenny, TD; Keith Duffy, ISPCC; Terry Brennan (Tour De Force committee); John Twomey, Assistant Commissioner

Lisbon Bound

An Taoiseach, Mr Enda Kenny TD launched the Tour De Force Cycle 2015 with members of Tour De Force and their charity beneficiaries for this year, namely the ISPCC/Childline, GROW Ireland and the Laura Brennan Charitable Trust. This year’s cycle will see members of An Garda Síochána and friends begin their journey from North of Lisbon, in Sao Martin De […]

by · November 16, 2015 · Sportsfile
A return to glory

A return to glory

The Garda Boxing Club has made a return to former glory days with three members being crowned national elite champions in 2015. In January 2015, Wexford-born Bray Boxing Club southpaw Adam Nolan turned back the clock to the glory days when the Garda Boxing Club dominated the sport in Ireland. Nolan, a garda based in Bray, beat Beijing Olympian John […]

by · April 9, 2015 · Sportsfile
Coiste Siamsa 40×20 2015 Handball Review

Coiste Siamsa 40×20 2015 Handball Review

By David Hannon The annual Garda 40×20 championships were hosted at St. Joseph’s Handball Club, Wexford on February 18th 2015. On the day four categories were on display; senior singles, senior doubles, junior singles and junior doubles, with the Hannon Cup being the coveted prize for the senior singles. The championships also provided the opportunity for the launch of the […]

by · April 8, 2015 · Sportsfile
15 Marathons in 2015

15 Marathons in 2015

Garda Declan McDonagh, Listowel Garda Station has taken on the challenge of running 15 marathons in 2015 to raise funds for Ronald McDonald house at Crumlin Children’s Hospital.McDonagh is an experienced marathon runner with 16 completed races under his belt. He is taking on the marathons with two other people, Tena Griffin and Eamonn Egan, from his running group in […]

by · March 6, 2015 · Sportsfile
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