The successful nominees were selected from a list of candidates put forward by the Judicial Appointments Advisory Board.

The Government has nominated senior counsels Marie Baker and Bronagh O’Hanlon and solicitor Max Barrett for appointment by the President to the High C(...)

Mr Justice George Birmingham said the  facilities and staffing resources in St Andrew’s psychiatric hospital in Northampton, England, were “significantly better” than those available in Ireland. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

A High Court judge has said it is regrettable that specialist psychiatric services do not exist in Ireland to treat a 16-year-old boy who is to(...)