Judicial conduct committee inquiries will be held in private, unless the committee directs that “to safeguard the administration of justice” an inquiry should be held in public.

The Medical Council holds inquiries into complaints against doctors, most often in public, and those found guilty of misconduct are named. Nurses, soc(...)

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald asked her department to write and ask the Bar Council to confirm it followed its internal procedures correctly. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The Department of Justice said the process used by the Bar Council to nominate representatives to the board of the Legal Services Regulatory Authorit(...)

The Council of the Bar of Ireland  says, at a meeting on January 28th, it decided to nominate David Barniville SC to the board of the Legal Services Regulatory Authority.  Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Department of Justice is to query procedures used by the Council of the Bar of Ireland for choosing its nominee to the board of the Legal Services(...)