Unveiling Success: The Crucial Role of Preparation for An Garda Síochána Stage 1 Assessments

Unveiling Success: The Crucial Role of Preparation for An Garda Síochána Stage 1 Assessments

Embarking on a career with An Garda Síochána is a commendable and challenging endeavour that requires dedication, commitment, and a thorough understanding of the rigorous selection process. At the heart of this process lies the Stage 1 Assessments, a pivotal step that demands meticulous preparation. In this article, we will delve into the significance of […]

Unlocking New Opportunities: Joining An Garda Síochána at 35 and Beyond

Unlocking New Opportunities: Joining An Garda Síochána at 35 and Beyond

Joining An Garda Síochána, is a significant and rewarding career choice that can be pursued at any stage of life. While the common perception may be that law enforcement careers are reserved for the younger generation, the reality is that individuals aged 35 and above bring a unique set of skills and experiences to the […]

Ace the Garda Sergeant Numerical Reasoning Test

Ace the Garda Sergeant Numerical Reasoning Test

Passing the Garda Sergeant Numerical Reasoning test, like any other aptitude test, requires preparation, practice, and a strategic approach. These tests assess your ability to work with numbers, make logical deductions, and solve problems quickly and accurately. Here are my tips to help you prepare effectively: Understand the Test Format Start by familiarizing yourself with […]

How to be successful in the Garda Trainee Stage 1 Written Exercise

How to be successful in the Garda Trainee Stage 1 Written Exercise

The Written Exercise is designed to evaluate a candidate’s ability to communicate effectively in writing and assess their critical thinking, decision-making, and problem-solving skills. Candidates are required to provide well-structured and coherent written responses, demonstrating their understanding of the issues presented and their ability to analyse and articulate their thoughts effectively. The purpose of the […]

Garda Trainee Stage 2 Competency Interview – Exploding the Myths!

Garda Trainee Stage 2 Competency Interview – Exploding the Myths!

Batches of Garda Trainee applicants are being called forward for the Stage 2 Competency Interview since August 2022. Typically a new batch is called forward each month. For those still in the ‘Waiting Room’, remember that the results of Report Writing is assessed simply as a Pass / Fail result. Candidates will get their results […]

How to Pass the Garda Recruitment Process – the Ultimate Insider’s Guide

How to Pass the Garda Recruitment Process – the Ultimate Insider’s Guide

Although huge numbers apply to join the An Garda Síochána every year, only a small fraction of applicants are successful. So, what is the secret to success? One word. Preparation.   This definitive guide to the Garda recruitment process has been written by former Garda Superintendent, Noel McLoughlin. Noel, a native of Westport Co Mayo, […]

Garda Recruitment 2024: 1,000 more Gardaí to be recruited in 2024

Garda Recruitment 2024: 1,000 more Gardaí to be recruited in 2024

An Garda Síochána will recruit between 800 and 1,000 new members in 2024. Recruits will immediately receive a higher weekly allowance in an effort to increase recruitment numbers. This payment has been raised from €184 per week to €305 per week under the new budget. As part of a new rule change, An Garda Síochána […]