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Ireland. 2009 ‘Policing Resources.’ DoJ Annual Report 2008, p. 12. Dublin: Department of Justice. 1 March
In accordance with the commitment in the Programme for Government to expand the strength of the Force, the accelerated intake of approximately 1,100 new recruits per annum continued in 2008.
The attested strength (all ranks) of An Garda Síochána increased to 14,411 by 31 December 2008, with a further 944 recruits in training.
Recruitment to the Garda Reserve continued with 331 attested reserve members and 114 trainees at end of December.