Accommodation in Dublin, Galway, Cork, Killarney Sligo and Wexford in Association houses at very reasonable rates with up to 50% reduction on cost of local commercial B&B or holiday home rates.
Access to high class accommodation in IPA houses throughout Europe, South Africa and New Zealand at special rates.
Concession rates for selected hotels and places of interest.
Up to 9% discount on international package holiday travel.
IPA bonded Travel Agency to advise and assist on travel arrangements.
Grant-assisted group travel.
Super Draw for holidays involving International IPA events.
International Youth Exchange facilities fro members' families aged 15 - 19.
Access to international seminars in English, French or German at Gimborn Castle, Germany, financed or subsidised.
Scholarships to Gimborn Castle, Germany and police training schools confined to student Garda members.
A free high quality bi-monthly magazine voted the world's best, open to literacy contributions from members and giving notice of national and international events.
A free Guide containing names, addresses and telephone numbers of international and national office holders, accommodation, functions and Rules.
A free diary containing useful information and adequate space for notes.
Golf, snooker and other competitions.
Organised social activities.
Loan of video camera.
Amateur short wave Radio and Computer Club operating from IPA Dublin House.
Supplies of memorabilia.
Develop social and cultural relations between members nationally and internationally without distinction of rank, gender, race, colour, language or religion.
Foster mutual help.
Encourage peaceful co-existance between all peoples and contribute to world peace.
Enhance the image of the police and police of all countries respect for law and order.
Assist in organising exchange visits of groups and individuals. Initiate pen-friendships.
Encourage youth exchanges and international youth meetings.
Develop understanding of the work of the police.
Facilitate exchange of publications and provide information for IPA publications.
Promote international co-operation through friendly contacts between members of the police service throughout the world.
Contribute to mutual understanding of professional problems.
Support those objectives through personal contribution of time and effort and nominal subscriptions.
Willing obedience to the directives of the Permanent Executive Bureau of the Association and to the Constitution and Rules of Section Ireland.
Maintain the high standards set out in the Constitution and Rules.
Within the limits of the exigencies of the police service to attend all obligatory meetings and carry out directives of the NEC and Regional and Branch Committees.