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Scott Medal Presentations for AGSI Members

Scott Medal Presentations for AGSI Members

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On Wednesday 25th August AGSI General Secretary, Antoinette Cunningham attended a Scott Medal Presentation at Dublin Castle.

13 medals were awarded to members of the Garda Siochana (three were posthumous).  Four of the recipients are members of AGSI.

Sergeant John McDonagh was an AGSI member but is now retired.

Orla Mc Keown a grand-niece of the late Detective Patrick Mc Keown received the Gold Scott Medal Posthumous.

What is the Scott Medal?

The Scott Medal is the highest decoration that can be bestowed on a member of the Garda Siochana for their exceptional courage and bravery.

 

AGSI Member Recipients

  • Sergeant Patrick Carroll
  • Inspector Richard Fahey
  • Inspector Darren Kirwan
  • Sergeant John McDonagh (retired)
  • The late Detective Patrick Mc Keown received the Gold Scott Medal Posthumous

Bravery in action 

Here is the back story to each of the recipient’s awards. Click each link below to read.

Award of Gold Scott Medal to the late Detective Patrick Mc Keown received the Gold Scott Medal Posthumous, read his story from Rather in Dublin

Award of Bronze Scott Medal to Sergeant Patrick Carroll, read his story from Avoca, Co. Wicklow

Award of Bronze Scott Medal to Inspector Darren Kirwan, read his story from Omeath, Co. Louth

Award of Bronze Scott Medal to Sergeant John McDonagh, read his story from Rochestown, Co. Cork

Award of Silver Scott Medal to Inspector Richard Fahey, read his story from Cabra in Dublin

 

Award Presentation Photos 

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