Government Expected To Pick New Chief Justice Today

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The government is expected to to pick the new chief justice at a cabinet meeting today.

15 judges applied for the role with a shortlist of three being presented to government ministers.

The Irish Times reports the favourites are Supreme Court judges Donal O’Donnell and Frank Clarke, as well as High Court President Peter Kelly.


Current Chief Justice Susan Denham is due to step down next month after 25 years on the Supreme Court benches.