|18th Garda Commissioner|
21 November 2007 – 28 December 2010
|Preceded by||Noel Conroy|
|Succeeded by||Martin Callinan|
|Born||6 December 1952|
Prior to his appointment he was the Deputy Commissioner with responsibility for operational policing strategies in the Garda Síochána. He grew up in Timoleague, County Cork. He joined the Garda Síochána in 1967 and holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Degree in Police Management and a Diploma in Management and Industrial Relations, and has also studied policing methods overseas at both the FBI Academy, Quantico, Virginia, and at the Police College, Bramshill.
- RTÉ News - Callinan to take Garda Commissioner role - December 2010
- "An Garda Síochána Information On Management". Garda Síochána. Archived from the original on 2008-01-16.
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