Last November, Nóirín O’Sullivan made history when she became the first female Commissioner of An Garda Síochána. After graduating from UCD’s Smurfit Business School with an Advanced Management Diploma in 2008, O’Sullivan progressed quickly up the ranks of AGS and in 2009, she was appointed Assistant Commissioner, Crime and Security. She was promoted to the position of Deputy Commissioner Operations two years later. She has almost 30 years of professional policing experience and numerous qualifications, which include completing an FBI executive leadership programme designed for chiefs of police worldwide.

Nóirín O’Sullivan
Prof. Andrew J. Deeks, Nóirín O'Sullivan and Prof. Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh