Meeting in Public


Garda Appointments

Quarterly Report on Appointments to Garda Síochána May to July 2022

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:

  • Deirdre Gill
  • Fiona Fogarty
  • Rory Sheriff
  • Thomas Lynch
  • Emma Doyle


To the rank of Assistant Commissioner:

  • Michael McElgunn
  • Angela Willis
  • Justin Kelly
  • Jonathan Roberts
  • Eileen Foster
  • Paul Cleary


To the grade of Director:

  • Aeneas Leane


To the grade of Executive Director:

  • Eimear Bourke

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