Meeting in Public


Garda Appointments

Quarterly Report on Appointments to Garda Síochána November 2022 to January 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:

  • Conor Dillon
  • Joanne O’Brien
  • Michael Fleming
  • Paul Burke
  • Gavin O’Reilly
  • Claire Mulligan

To the rank of Chief Superintendent:

  • Sorcha Fitzpatrick
  • Dorothy Humphries
  • Derek Hughes
  • Catharina Gunne

To the rank of Assistant Commissioner:

  • Cliona Richardson

To the grade of Principal Officer:

  • Gavin O’Neill
  • Rosslyn May

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