An Event to celebrate the retirement of Detective Superintendent Eugene Lynch was held at The Wet Canteen at Garda Headquarters on the 24th November, 2023. A presentation was made to Eugene on behalf of the Association by President Seamus Nolan and CEC member Mick Flynn. We wish Eugene all the best in the future.
Superintendent Joanne O’Brien (center of the photograph), Performance Assurance Functional Area, Limerick is Chairperson of the Southern Region Women’s Network,
As part of the Irish Management Institute (IMI) 30% Mentoring Programme Joanne participated in the ARYZTA Ireland & UK Female Leadership Network where she engaged as the keynote speaker with the ‘Taking the Lead’ event at the IMI on the 28th November 2023.
Joanne discussed her career in policing with a particular emphasis on mentoring and maximisation of abilities to develop colleagues and other females. It was a hugely successful occasion with particular interest in Joanne’s presentation and whose involvement was the highlight of the event. It generated much positive engagement and audience participation in addition to being a ringing endorsement of An Garda Siochána.
Superintendent Gerard O’Mahoney’s retirement was marked with a function in the Clonakilty Park Hotel, Clonakilty, Co. Cork on the 10th November 2023
Ger served in Clonakilty as the District Officer and Community Engagement Superintendent for a number of years up to his retirement. A presentation was made to Ger on behlaf of the association by President Seamus Nolan. We wish him well in his retirement.
The attached letter has been submitted by the association to Minister for JELR and Minister for DPER regarding a failure to address Association issues relating to allowances, recruitment, retirement, indemnity cover for members and subvention for the Association.
Letter to Minister McEntee
Letter to Minister Donohoe
Goretti Sheridan was a panellist at the National Menopause Summit 2023 held in City Hall in Cork City on the 20th October 2023 and she made a specific mention of the opportunity provided to her to present at the Association of Garda Superintendents Conference in 2022 on the subject of Menopause.
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Superintendent Ciara Lee
Detective Superintendent Fionnuala Olohan
Superintendent Martina Noonan, NEC
Superintendent Mike Fleming, Superintendent Joanne O’Brien
Superintendent Goretti Sheridan