Meeting in Public


Garda Appointments

Quarterly Report on Appointments to Garda Síochána November 2023 to January 2024

The Policing Authority is pleased to announce that it has made a number of senior appointments in the period 1 November 2023 to 31 January 2024.

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:


  • Mary McCormack
  • Emmet Casserly
  • Keith Halley
  • Alan Cullen
  • Gavin Hegarty
  • Alan Kelly
  • Jennifer Molony
  • Emer Curran
  • Marilyn Brosnan
  • Brian Farrell
  • Brian Hoey

To the rank of Chief Superintendent:

  • Goretti Sheridan
  • Peter Burke

To the grade of Chief Corporate Officer:

  • Siobhan Toale

To the grade of Principal Officer:

  • Margaret Downey
  • Amanda Mooney

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