16 new Gardaí are set to take up their posts in the Shannonside Northern Sound region over the coming weeks.
The new local members of the force are part of 122 Gardaí who were attested as sworn members this weekend.
The newly graduated members of An Garda Síochána commenced their Garda training in May have undertaken a blend of on-line learning, on-site learning in the Garda College, and experiential learning in training Garda stations.
A further 235 Garda recruits are currently undergoing the same blended training programme's at the Garda College in Templemore.
The Northwest region is set to get the lowest allocation of new recruits, with Dublin and the East coast receiving the majority.