Open Recruitment Process For Garda Commissioner Begins

The Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald TD, has announced the commencement of the open recruitment process for the post of Garda Commissioner.

It is expected the appointment of a new Garda Commissioner will be made by the end of the year.

The Minister said: "As the Government has previously announced, the current vacancy in the post of Garda Commissioner is to be filled through an open competition. I am very pleased that the Public Appointments Service, which the Government has asked to independently manage the competition, is today starting that process by seeking proposals from executive search firms to conduct a global executive search campaign to supplement an advertised recruitment process."


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