A war of words has broken out between Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan and Transport Minister Shane Ross over the Judicial Appointments Bill.
Mon, 06 Jan, 2020
Implementing sentencing guidelines is long overdue and, if properly implemented, could have a serious impact on the administration of justice, says Michael Clifford
Fri, 25 May, 2018
The Government has been accused of “deliberately deciding to evade the law” by appointing Máire Whelan to the Court of Appeal.
Thu, 22 Jun, 2017
Micheál Martin has made a surprising and highly personal attack on Máire Whelan in the Dáil, claiming she is no match to some previous judicial appointments.
Wed, 21 Jun, 2017
New Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar is facing questions on the judicial appointment for former AG Maire Whelan at his first Leaders Questions today.
Tue, 20 Jun, 2017
We just knew that the best interests of the operation of the gardaí would conflate with those of Lord Ross, writes Michael Clifford.
Sat, 17 Jun, 2017
The Government is set to finally approve legislation which will radically overhaul the manner in which judges are appointed.
Tue, 30 May, 2017
Independent TDs have called for the political appointments of judges and gardaí to be stopped and for top posts to awarded on merit alone.
Sat, 22 Feb, 2014
The chief justice has called for a radical overhauling of the way in which judges are appointed, warning that “political allegiance should have no bearing on appointments.”
Fri, 31 Jan, 2014
THE Government acknowledged yesterday that it was fully aware of Judge Alan Mahon's 1992 tax settlement at the time he was appointed.
Fri, 10 Oct, 2003
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