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Elaine Byrne: Are Irish judges on the path to celebrity?

Our judiciary are, in general, not public figures – but that may be about to change

28th February, 2016
Dublin's Four Courts houses the Irish Supreme Court Pic: RollingNews.ie

Is the Irish Supreme Court becoming more like the US Supreme Court?

Oh no, say the innocent. The Irish judiciary may not be as political as its American equivalent but recent developments suggest that ideological differences are now dividing the Irish Supreme Court.

The recent death of US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has left the conservative-controlled nine-member court evenly divided.

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