Friday December 13, 2019

Government stalls on deputy commissioner appointment

Assistant Garda Commissioner John O'Mahony was the top candidate for a vacant post of deputy commissioner, following an interview process around five months ago.

30th March, 2014
Martin Callinan resigned as Garda Commissioner last Tuesday after months of controversy. Picture: Photocall

Assistant Garda Commissioner John O'Mahony - who carried out the internal review into the quashing of penalty points last year - was the top candidate for a vacant post of deputy commissioner, following an interview process around five months ago. However, the government has not moved to fill the position, and may now reconsider the appointment in the light of recent controversies.

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