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Assistant Commissioner, North Western Region

AC Barry O'Brien bio

Title: Assistant Commissioner North Western Region

Name: Barry O'Brien

Native Of: Dublin

Appointed: 9th May 2017

Joined: 1982

Career Highlights:

1995- 1996 Inspector Coolock Garda Station

1996 -1997 Inspector S.M.I. Review Group

1997- 1998 Inspector Coolock Garda Station

1998 – 1999 District Officer Longford

1999 – 2009 Detective Superintendent Garda National Drugs Unit

2009 – 2013 District Officer Donnybrook

2013 – 2015 Divisional Officer Mayo

2015- 2017 Divisional Officer D.M.R. (North)

May 2017 - Appointed Assistant Commissioner


2001 – Completed Executive M.B.A. Smurfit Business School 

1988 Completed B.A. Public Administration – Institute of Public Administration