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Home is where the heart is

Home is where the heart is

In the second of his two-part series on the Garda College at Templemore, Tom Daly considers its uses to the present day In the aftermath of the Civil War, Richmond Barracks, Templemore, was renamed McCann Barracks and occupied by the Free State Army and remained in steady use until after World War II. It then became one of the huge […]

by · December 4, 2020 · Wellbeing & Culture
Our Home. Simples

Our Home. Simples

Every uniformed body has a place that, for better or worse, is their spiritual homes says Tom Daly. In Part One of a two-part series, he takes a look at the history of the Garda College While Garda Headquarters is an architectural jewel and historical as the first purpose-built police training centre in the world, it is the Garda College […]

by · November 4, 2020 · Wellbeing & Culture
Why? Garda Museum Closure

Why? Garda Museum Closure

The sudden closure of the Garda Museum at Garda College has shocked the Frontline and many others in the Force. Tom Daly expresses the disappointment of many The Garda Museum is gone. Closed. Kaput. To borrow a phrase from Monty Python’s famous, “Dead Parrot Sketch,” it is now an “ex-Museum.” And the Python parallels don’t end there. By the time […]

by · July 15, 2020 · Opinion