Articles

30th May 2018 / Articles, News

What does my car know about me?

The Jastine Valdez case flags privacy issues around vehicle electronics What does my car know about me? The answer, if...
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28th May 2018 / Articles

Uniformed gardaí should be issued with Tasers – GRA

  Gardaí are calling for Taser stun guns to be supplied to uniformed officers who are usually first at the scene...
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19th May 2018 / Articles

An Garda Siochana is recruiting

JUSTICE MINISTER CHARLIE Flanagan has launched a new recruitment campaign for An Garda Síochána. Speaking about the recruitment drive, Flanagan...
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3rd May 2018 / Articles

Gardai lash out at ‘arse covering and box ticking’ internal culture in independent report

Gardai have lashed out at the internal culture in An Garda Siochana for the first time, an independent report has...
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18th April 2018 / Articles

RISKS OF USING PUBLIC WI-FI by Europol

Along with convenience for the public, public Wi-Fi hotspots can also provide an easy way for identity thieves and cybercriminals...
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18th April 2018 / Articles

Taking Care of Others after Trauma

People often worry about how to help others after something traumatic has happened to them. If you happen to be...
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18th April 2018 / Articles

Good stress

An Old Article but still sadly relevant today in 2018 Published Garda Review in 2007. INTRO We need a certain amount of...
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18th April 2018 / Articles

Am I in a ‘High risk’ job?

By Dr Jo Clarke and Dr. Michael Carroll Introduction  There are some jobs which, of their very nature, leave individuals...
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18th April 2018 / Articles

Garda therapy service ‘could help avert stress claim fiasco’

Sarah Murphy A SUPPORT and counselling service for stressed gardai is needed to avoid legal action by officers, it was...
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17th April 2018 / Articles

Senior prison official ‘bullied’

A major rift has opened up among management in the Irish Prison Service (IPS) amid allegations about bullying, intimidation, and...
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17th April 2018 / Articles

Domestic violence victims feel letdown and unsupported in latest study

More than a third of the women who contacted the Women’s Aid domestic abuse charity last year said they found...
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16th April 2018 / Articles

Protect the protectors

A Garda support service set up two years ago has received less than 650 calls for help. The official 24/7...
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13th April 2018 / Articles

The Problem with “Broken Windows” Policing

For years, police in Newark, N.J. regularly handed out citations to residents for minor offenses. Known as “blue summonses,” the...
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9th April 2018 / Articles

Stress

Stress, something we have all faced in our busy lives, some more than others. In this issue Mark looks at...
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9th April 2018 / Articles

Relationships and the issues they cause

We all have problems in our relationships from time to time, read about how Mark recommends we try and approach...
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9th April 2018 / Articles

PTSD

Post  Traumatic Stress Disorder. An issue within many workplaces including the ES agencies. Here, Mark discusses the issue and how...
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9th April 2018 / Articles

Financial concerns

For those that are feeling financial pressure, Mark discusses the options here Newsletter-Financial-Problems
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9th April 2018 / Articles

Depression

Mark discusses depression and its associated risks in these articles   Newsletter-depression   Newsletter-depression-and-suicide-risk
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9th April 2018 / Articles

Alcohol problems

A new article about alcohol issues by Mark reddy Newsletter-Alcohol-Problems
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6th April 2018 / Articles

Irish snow heroes carried sick boy three kilometres during Storm Emma weather to get him to hospital

Little Logan Shepherd, seven, needs medical machinery 24/7 and when Storm Emma killed the power lines he had to be...
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6th April 2018 / Articles

Row over speeding takes ambulances off road

An ambulance paramedic was left stranded at a filling station in Co Laois after a disagreement with a colleague who...
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6th April 2018 / Articles

Air Ambulance marks six months

Local charity Air Ambulance Northern Ireland (AANI) recently celebrated the six-month anniversary of its inaugural rescue mission, when the air...
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6th April 2018 / Articles

UK Paramedics set to prescribe medicines

Advanced paramedics in England will be able to prescribe medicines to people who do not need hospital treatment, under new...
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6th April 2018 / Articles

The Science of Water Extinguishment

In May 2015, I joined 22 American firefighters as part of the technical panel for the UL “Study of the...
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