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Government Appoints High Court Judge Brian Cregan to replace Judge Daniel O’Keeffe as Chair of the Commission of Investigation into certain transactions conducted by IBRC

 

The Government today appointed Judge Brian Cregan, currently a Judge of the High Court, to replace Judge Daniel O’Keeffe as Chair of the Commission of Investigation into certain transactions conducted by IBRC.

Mr. Justice O’Keeffe has informed the Government that, for personal reasons, he is unable to continue to act as Chairperson of the Commission.

The work already undertaken by Mr. Justice O’Keeffe will be available to Mr. Justice Cregan. This includes identifying suitable accommodation and the engagement of a legal team and ancillary services.

The timescale for submission of the Commission’s final report remains unchanged, i.e. no later than 31 December 2015.