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Garda Appointments

Quarterly Report on Appointments to Garda Síochána February - April 2020

The Policing Authority is pleased to announce that it has made a number of senior appointments in the period 1 February to 30 April 2020.

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 Assistant Commissioner:

  • Anne Marie Cagney
  • Paula Hilman
  • Patrick Clavin (acting appointment)

To the rank of Chief Superintendent:

  • Michael McElgunn
  • John Dollard

To the rank of Superintendent:

  • Michael McNulty
  • Garrett Billings
  • Martina Noonan
  • Joseph O'Reilly
  • Michael Buckley
  • Barry Walsh
  • Niall Crowley
  • Michael Corbett
  • Stephen McCauley
  • Amanda Gaynor
  • Eamon Curley

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