Issued by Government Press Office
At its weekly Cabinet meeting, the Government nominated The Hon. Ms. Justice Marie Baker for appointment by the President to the Supreme Court, Judge Rosemary Horgan for appointment by the President to the Circuit Court, and John Campbell, Solicitor, for appointment by the President to the District Court.
The vacancy in the Supreme Court arises from the retirement of the Hon. Mrs. Justice Susan Denham, the vacancy in the Circuit Court arose due to the retirement of His Hon. Judge Thomas Teehan and the vacancy in the District Court arose following the retirement of Judge Aingeal Ní Chondúin.
The Government has taken necessary steps to formally advise President Higgins of the nominations in accordance with constitutional practice.
Limited biographical details:
The Hon. Ms. Justice Marie Baker
Judge Rosemary Horgan
John Campbell, Solicitor