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Some Gardaí Received Overtime Payments Of Over €50,000 Last Year

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According to figures from the Freedom of Information.

Two gardai and three sergeants got over 50,000 euro each in overtime last year.

Another ten gardai and sergeants got over 46,000 euro each.

According to freedom of information figures, one officer got 61,000 euro.

The total bill for Garda overtime in 2021 was 114 million euro

That's nearly €15 million more than the previous year, which stood at €99 million.

Sinn Féin's justice spokesman, Martin Kenny, says the figures are excessive:

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