Meeting in Public


Garda Appointments

Quarterly Report on Appointments to Garda Síochána May to July 2023

The Policing Authority is pleased to announce that it has made a number of senior appointments in the period 1 May to 31 July 2023.

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:

  • James Tierney
  • John Grace
  • Mark Jordan
  • John Fitzgerald
  • Alan Brady
  • Bróna O'Reilly
  • Seán O'Meara
  • Laurence Sheahan
  • Gavin Scott

To the rank of Chief Superintendent:

  • Aileen Magner
  • Majella Armstrong
  • Anthony Lonergan
  • Gary Walsh
  • Paul O'Driscoll
  • Nigel Mulleady
  • Edward Carroll

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