Who is eligible to leave force
A TOTAL of 1,100 gardai were eligible to retire this year out of an overall strength of 14,100.
•Eight out of nine assistant commissioners.
•Three-quarters of the 44 chief superintendents.
•Over half of the 163 superintendents.
•About a third of inspectors.
•300 out of 2,100 sergeants.
•550 out of 11,500 gardai.