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Assistant Commissioner, Eastern Region

AC David Sheahan

Name: David Sheahan

Native Of: County Wexford

Appointed: 7 February 2018

Joined: 7 September 1983

Career Highlights:

Joined An Garda Síochána in 1983 and served in Dungarvan, Co. Waterford

1990 - Promoted to Sergeant and served in Lismore and Dungarvan, Co. Waterford and Waterford City

1999 - Promoted to Inspector and served in Wexford, Waterford City and Kilkenny

2004 - Promoted to Superintendent and served in Roxboro Road, Limerick and Waterford City

2007 - Promoted to Chief Superintendent and served as Divisional Officer Laois/Offaly, Tipperary, Kerry and Limerick

2018 - Appointed as Assistant Commissioner, Roads Policing and Major Event Management

2020 - Appointed as Assistant Commissioner, Eastern Region. 


~ Master of Business Administration – Open University 2003

~ Certificate in Strategic HRM Development – Irish Management Institute 2006

~ Garda Executive Leadership Programme – Garda College/UCD 2007

~ LLM in Human Rights in Criminal Justice – University of Limerick 2018 (ongoing)