Gardaí shackled by reforms, says former commissioner

Gardaí shackled by reforms, says former commissioner
Gardaí wait to receive atheir diplomas at the Garda training college in Templemore

Former ministers agree force is at risk of politicisation by government as well as opposition

The state’s former top-ranking garda believes that the force is being shackled by recent reforms which are making it “extremely difficult” for rank-and-file gardaí to do their jobs.

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