71 new gardai and 69 garda reserves have been deployed to the frontline today.
17 of the new recruits have been stationed in Dublin, 15 in the east of the country, 23 in the south, and 16 in the northwest.
The new officers began their training in May 2020 through online learning, and training in the Garda College and in stations.
The Garda reserves have also completed training to prepare them to contribute to frontline policing including public compliance with health guidelines.
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