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Graduation Ceremony - 28/1/10

Details of Graduation ceremony in Templemore on the 28/1/10.

The Minister of State, Mr. John Curran, T.D., presented Certificates to 258 Gardaí (94 Females and 164 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 Deirdre Holland, a native of Turloughmore, Co. Galway, and who will be stationed at Roscommon Garda Station.

Garda Louise Gernon a native of Dundalk, Co Louth, was awarded the GARY SHEEHAN MEMORIAL MEDAL, commemorating a Recruit Garda who was killed on duty in Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim, in December, 1983.  This prize is awarded to the best all-round Student.  Garda Gernon will be attached to Balbriggan Garda Station.

THE TEMPLEMORE TOWN COUNCIL MEDAL, for outstanding achievement and appreciation in the area of Social Science Studies, was presented to Garda Derek McEvoy, a native of Paulstown, Co. Kilkenny, and who will be stationed at Clonmel Garda Station.


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