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Helen McEntee express ‘full support’ for Garda Commissioner following vote of no confidence

The Minister for Justice said the ballot by the Garda Representative Association was ‘regrettable’

Justice Minister Helen McEntee speaks to the media

Helen McEntee, the Minister for Justice, has expressed her “full support” for Garda Commissioner Drew Harris after rank-and-file gardaí overwhelmingly voted no confidence in him this morning.

Almost 99 per cent of gardaí who voted in the ballot organised by the Garda Representative Association (GRA) today expressed no confidence in the commissioner.

A spokesman for Minister McEntee said that she believes the Commissioner’s leadership and commitment is “evident in the significant progress being made across ...