BaileNuachtCartlann Aitheasc agus Preaseisiúintí

Appointment to the High Court


Following its meeting today the Government wishes to announce its decision to nominate Mr. Gerard Hogan, S.C., for appointment by President McAleese to the High Court. The vacancy arises from the appointment in July 2010 of the Hon. Mr. Justice Liam McKechnie, who was a sitting member of that court, to the Supreme Court.

The Government will take the necessary steps to formally advise President McAleese, of the nomination in accordance with Constitutional procedures.

21 September 2010.


Notes for Editors
Biographical Details for Mr Hogan
Mr. Hogan was called to the Bar of Ireland in 1984, taking silk in 1997. He was a lecturer in law in Trinity College Dublin from 1982 to 2007.