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Meeting in public between the Policing Authority and the Garda Commissioner
The next meeting in public with the Garda Commissioner will be held on 29 June 2017. For further details, including how to attend, please click here.

The draft agenda for the meeting can be viewed here.

The meeting will also be live-streamed on the Policing Authority Youtube Channel.


Garda Síochána Public Attitudes Survey 2016

The Policing Authority welcomes publication of the Garda Síochána Public Attitudes Survey 2016. For more information please click here.


Second Quarterly Report to the Tánaiste

The Policing Authority has published its Second Quarterly Report to the Tánaiste on progress by the Garda Siochána in implementing the recommendations of the Garda Inspectorate Report 'Changing Policing in Ireland'

Second Quarterly Report - April 2017


Superintendent Competition


The Policing Authority has announced the competition for the appointment to the rank of Superintendent in the Garda Síochána. Full details of the competition and instructions on how to apply are available on our Garda Síochána Superintendent Competition tab or by clicking here


Annual Report 2016

The Policing Authority published its Annual Report 2016 on 27 April 2017.

Policing Authority Annual Report 2016
An tÚdarás Póilíneachta Tuarascáil Bhliantúil 2016


Policing Authority statement

To view the Policing Authority statement on the Commission on the Future of Policing in Ireland please click here.

Code of Ethics

On 23 January 2017, the Policing Authority launched the Code of Ethics for the Garda Síochána to inform and guide the actions of every member of staff, at every level of the organisation. The Code of Ethics can be viewed here.


Garda Commissioner Noirin O'Sullivan, Tánaiste & Minister for Justice & Equality Frances Fitzgerald and the Chairperson of the Policing Authority Josephine Feehily pictured at the Launch of the Code of Ethics for the Garda Síochána 23/01/2017




Authority Meetings with the Garda Commissioner

The Policing Authority held a meeting in public with the Garda Commissioner on 27 April 2017. A recording of this meeting is available on the Policing Authority Youtube Channel.

The next meeting takes place in private on Thursday 25 May 2017.
The next public meeting takes place on Thursday 29 June 2017.

For details on previous and upcoming meetings please click here



Policing Authority Statements on Roads Data

The Policing Authority have released a number of statements on issue of Roads Data in the Garda Síochána:

07 April 2017

28 March 2017

23 March 2017