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Policing Authority Report on Appointments to the Garda Síochána

The Policing Authority is pleased to announce that it has made a number of appointments to the ranks of Assistant Commissioner, Chief Superintendent and Superintendent and to the senior civilian grades in the Garda Síochána in the period 26 October 2017 to 31 January 2018.


The appointments to the Garda ranks are made following selection competitions that were conducted in accordance with the statutory framework and the Authority’s Statement of Practice for undertaking each competition. Senior civilian staff in the Garda Síochána are appointed by the Authority following appropriate civil service recruitment processes.


The following appointments have been made by the Authority:


To the rank of Assistant Commissioner:


· Mr. David Sheahan


To the rank of Chief Superintendent:


· Ms. Anne Marie Cagney

· Mr. Peter Duff

· Mr. Pat Murray

· Mr. John O’Reilly

· Mr. Brian Sutton


To the grade of Principal Officer:


· Rose Sweeney


To the rank of Superintendent:


· Mr. Thomas Calvey

· Mr. Shane Cummins

· Mr. Frank Ferry

· Mr. James Flanagan

· Ms. Eileen Foster

· Mr. Ciarán Hoey

· Ms. Sharon Kennedy

· Mr. Gabriel Moran

· Mr. Colm Noonan

· Mr. Colm O’Malley


The Authority congratulates all the officers involved and wishes them well in their future careers.