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Gardaí wrap up probe into health insurance firm

Gardaí have ruled out any further action after concluding a criminal investigation into the society that provides health insurance for the country’s gardaí.

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

22nd February, 2015

St Paul’s Garda medical aid society gets an annual grant of €124,000 grant from the taxpayer. Its full-time secretary also gets his Garda salary paid for by the force, on top of a separate wage from the society.

It offers what have been described as “gold-plated” health insurance packages to gardaí and their families which are far cheaper than those on offer to the general public.

For example, it has...

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