Senior Limerick Garda nominated for LGBT equality award

first_imgUniversity of Limerick shows pride of place with rainbow flag WhatsApp Limerick LGBTQ Pride Festival 2018 has officially begun Advertisement Number of people seeking LGBT help on the rise Print Previous articleFree masterclass with guitar great O’Rourke and Latin combo AtchereNext articleWin cinema tickets Staff Reporter Twitter Photos: Thousands support Limerick’s celebration of World Pride NewsSenior Limerick Garda nominated for LGBT equality awardBy Staff Reporter – September 21, 2016 978 center_img Linkedin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Email Facebook A proud celebration for American newlyweds at Limerick Pride Limerick Chief Superintendent Dave SheahanTHE Limerick Garda division’s most senior officer has been nominated for a prestigious LGBT Award at the Workplace Equality Index Awards 2016.Chief Superintendent Dave Sheahan has been nominated in the category of Ally of the year 2016 for his demonstration of an outstanding level of support for LGBT colleagues.In 2014 Henry Street Garda station became the first in Ireland to fly a pride flag in a show of support for those involved in the Limerick LGBT Pride Festival.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Encouraging the public to report incidents, Chief Supt Sheahan said that “homophobic acts cannot be addressed if the Garda Síochána are not made aware.“We want people in the community to know that we have a listening ear. We are prepared to listen and we are prepared to deal with every issue that may come our way to keep this valued community in Limerick safe.“Everyone deserves to be treated with respect”, he said ahead of next week’s awards in Dublin. Limerick Pride highlights global issues TAGSAlly of the year awardChief SuperintendentDave SheahanfetauredLGBTlimerick last_img