Seventeen Garda Reserves were attested and graduated from the Garda College, Templemore, Co. Tipperary on Thursday 23rd July. Probationary Student Gardai also passed out to begin the next stage as part of their overall training. The students Gardai were addressed by the Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald TD, and Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan.
The Scott Medals for bravery were presented by the Garda Commissioner. The Commissioner’s Prize Medal which is awarded to the Student achieving the highest aggregate marks in academic subjects and the Gary Sheehan Memorial Medal which is awarded to the best all-round student were also awarded by Commissioner O’Sullivan.
In total, 97 students graduated from the Garda College
Photos: (Courtesy Garda Press Office)