Browse Items (5 total)

  • Tags: Garda Síochána

Part 4.mp3
Jim gives his first impressions of Blarney, of the new facilities now in place, and talks about the importance of the role of the Gardaí in the community. He also mentions the more recent cutbacks, and the effect they had on groups of people such as…

Part 2.mp3
Jim discusses the sports he played, the levels of respect shown to him, and how a career with the Gardai was a career for life.

Donal O'Donovan Interview, Part 5..mp3
Donal explains the role of the Gardaí in the local community, comparing those living in the areas they serve, and those in larger cities.
He discusses his job as sergeant, recent cutbacks in the force, and his own retirement, and also offers some…

Donal O'Donovan Interview, Part 4.mp3
Donal gives his thoughts on the levels of crime in Blarney during his time stationed here, and holds it in comparison to other areas in the country.
He also recalls some of the more morbid moments of his career, referencing a number of crime…

Donal O'Donovan Interview, Part 2..mp3
Donal discusses the issue of respect and how it doesn't automatically come with the uniform. He also recalls an incident early in his career where a colleague was murdered.
Small mention to the topic of pay and job stability.
Output Formats

atom, dcmes-xml, json, omeka-json, omeka-xml, rss2