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Increase In Number Of Gardai Taking Court Action After Assaults

More than 150 gardai took High Court action last year after being seriously assaulted.

They're entitled to apply for compensation if they're attacked on duty - or off duty, in some cases.
139 gardai lodged court proceedings in the High Court in 2018, and 151 last year.
The Garda Representative Association says some officers are being violently attacked

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