Gardaí to get new
THE delivery of a new
uniform to frontline operational Gardaí commences this
Over the next couple of weeks the new operational
uniform will be delivered to over 13,000 members of An
The new uniform is
contemporary and incorporates elements such as
durability, protection and functionality. A key finding
of the internal Garda Cultural Audit 2018 was a desire
from frontline Gardaí for a new, practical uniform.
The Garda Commissioner will announce a
formal ‘go live’ date when this new uniform will become
operational for daily duties, currently this is expected to be
in March 2022.
As An Garda Síochána
approaches the 100th anniversary of its establishment,
this is only the third time in that century that a
formal upgrade of the Garda uniform has taken place.
The new uniform consists of:
• Two tone soft shell jacket
• Two tone waterproof jacket
• Garda blue polo shirt
• Operational trousers
• Practical base layers