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Garda Trainee Recruitment Competition 2018, now open

Full details and applications process available on Closing date is 06/06/2018

On completion of the process, successful candidates may be invited to undertake a training programme in the Garda Training College, Templemore, Co. Tipperary.

Summary of Conditions for Entry:

(i) Be of good character.

(ii) Be certified by a Registered Medical Practitioner to be of good health, of sound constitution and fitted physically and mentally to perform the duties of a member of the Service.

(iii) Have passed a Physical Competence Test

(iv) Be 18 years of age but not yet 35 years of age on midnight of the 6 th June, 2018,

Have by the closing date:

(a) obtained an Irish Leaving Certificate with grade D3 minimum in five subjects at Ordinary Level or

(b) hold a Level 5 Certificate (Major award)/comparable on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ),


(d) Must have a proven proficiency in two languages; one of which must be Irish or English. Such competency may be proven by achieving the relevant grades in an Irish Leaving Certificate or for English or Irish through such assessments as set out by the Public Appointments Service.

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