A new officer has been added to senior Garda management with the promotion of Orla McPartlin to the position of assistant commissioner.
She is one of a group of officers at the third most senior rank in the Garda.
Ms McPartlin joined the Garda in 1983 and has served in various roles in the Dublin Metropolitan Region (DMR) and the Western and Northern regions.
She has also served in liaison and protection, internal affairs, the professional standards unit and the Garda commissioner’s office in Garda Headquarters, Dublin. She is currently the divisional officer in the DMR Southern Division.
Six appointments have been made to the rank of superintendent.
They are: Declan O’Sullivan of Anglesea Street, Cork; Aidan Minnock of Athlone Garda District; Kevin Gately of the Galway Garda District; Michael McElgunn of the Intelligence Section in Security and Intelligence; Peter Mulryan of the Garda National Bureau of Criminal Investigation; and Carmel Banville of the Waterford Garda Division.