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The Minister for Justice and Law Reform, Mr Dermot Ahern T.D. presented Certificates to 109 Gardaí (37 Females and 72 Males) at a Graduation Ceremony at the Garda College, Templemore today.

 The COMMISSIONER’S MEDAL – awarded to the Student achieving the highest aggregate marks in academic subjects – was won by Garda Nora Brady, a native of Feakle, Co. Clare, and who will be stationed at Galway Garda Station

The GARY SHEEHAN MEMORIAL MEDAL - commemorating a Recruit Garda who was killed on duty in Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim, in December, 1983 was awarded to Garda Tomasz Bialkowski a native of Oswiecim, Poland.  This prize is awarded to the best all-round Student.  Garda Bialkowski will be attached to Kevin Street Garda Station, Dublin.

THE TEMPLEMORE TOWN COUNCIL MEDAL - for outstanding achievement and appreciation in the area of Social Science Studies, was presented to Garda Sinead Tyrrell, a native of Whitehall, Dublin, and who will be stationed at Finglas Garda Station, Dublin.


Garda Press Office.