Two New High Court Judges Appointed
2nd March 2015
President Michael D. Higgins appointed Judge Margaret Heneghan and Ms Isobel Kennedy S as judges of the High Court on February 10th at a ceremony in Áras An Uachtaráin.
Isobel Kennedy SC was nominated by the government for the position after a vacancy was created. She was called to the Bar in 1988 and primarily practised in Criminal Law, Judicial Review and Constitutional Law. She has been a member of the Barristers’ Professional Conduct Tribunal for five years.
(Pictured L-R: Judge Isobel Kennedy, Judge Margaret Heneghan, President Higgins, Attorney General Ms Maire Whelan SC, and Tánaiste Joan Burton. Photo: Maxwells.)