Meeting in Public


Garda Appointments

Quarterly Report on Appointments to Garda Síochána August, September and October 2021

The Policing Authority is pleased to announce that it has made a number of senior appointments in the period 1 August to October 31 2021.

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

The following appointments have been made by the Authority:

To the rank of Superintendent:

  • Paul Murphy
  • Dermot McKenna
  • Gordon Woulfe
  • Fergal Harrington
  • Charles Armstrong
  • Karen Clifford
  • Seán O’Reardon
  • John Finucane
  • Andrew Lacey
  • Jonathan O’Brien
  • Joseph McLaughlin
  • Barry Doyle
  • Georgina Gray

To the rank of Chief Superintendent:

  • Anne Markey
  • Colm Noonan
  • Gerard Murphy

To the grade of Principal Officer:

  • Daniel Curran
  • Paul Timoney
  • Mark McGoldrick
  • Michael Armstrong

The Authority congratulates all those appointed and wishes them well in their future careers.