Tuesday 6 December 2016

Quotes of the week

Published 25/10/2015 | 02:30

Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan
Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan

"Over the last couple of years, members of An Garda Siochana have felt pilloried by a lot of negative commentary in relation to members of An Garda Siochana and An Garda Siochana as a whole. So there is a huge job of work that has to be done to reinvigorate and boost morale."

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Noirin O'Sullivan, Garda Commissioner.

"I cannot explain the suspended sentences that are being handed out all over the place. I cannot explain the failure to apply consecutive sentences where the law allows them to be imposed. But if it is as I think it might be, that the judiciary are responding to the lack of prison places, then that's wrong."

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