Justice Mary Irvine has been appointed to the Supreme Court.
Solicitors John O’Leary and Patricia Harney and barrister Treasa Kelly have also been appointed to the District Court.
Under section 17 of the Courts and Court Officers Act 1995 (as amended) procedures in respect of the Judicial Appointments Advisory Board do not apply where a sitting judge is nominated for appointment.
Justice Mary Irvine was educated at University College Dublin and the Kings Inns. She was called to the Bar in 1978 and to the Inner Bar in 1996.
Justice Irvine was appointed to the High Court in 2007 and to the Court of Appeal in 2014. She is also chair of the Working Group on Medical Negligence and Periodic Payments.
Justice Irvine will continue as chair of the proposed cervical check compensation tribunal.
John O’Leary was educated at University College Dublin and qualified as a
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