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Garda Appointments

Press Release

Quarterly announcement of Policing Authority appointments to positions in the Garda Síochána: August - October 2017

The Policing Authority has made a number of appointments to the ranks of Assistant Commissioner, Chief Superintendent and Superintendent  in the Garda Síochána in the period August - October 2017.

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 positions of Assistant Commissioner:

  • Ms. Orla McPartlin

To the position of Chief Superintendent:

  • Mr. Peter Duff

To the position of Superintendent:

  • Mr. Declan O’Sullivan
  • Mr. Aidan Minnock
  • Mr. Kevin Gately
  • Mr. Michael McElgunn 
  • Mr. Peter Mulryan 
  • Ms. Carmel Banville 
  • Mr. James Flanagan
  • Ms. Sharon Kennedy.

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

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