The second Inspector was Judge Michael Reilly who was first appointed to the post on 1 January 2008 under the 2007 Act. His first five-year term expired on 31 December 2012. He was re-appointed and was due to serve until 1 January 2018. Judge Reilly died suddenly on 26 November 2016. As indicated, Ms Helen Casey, Principal Officer in the Inspector of Prison’s office, continued to carry out the role of Inspector in the meantime under a Ministerial warrant.