Mahon requested promotion to High Court

The chairman of the planning tribunal, Alan Mahon, made a series of representations to the former minister for justice, Michael McDowell, requesting that he be appointed to the High Court

9th February, 2008

The chairman of the planning tribunal, Alan Mahon, made a series of representations to the former minister for justice, Michael McDowell, requesting that he be appointed to the High Court.

It is understood Judge Mahon sought the promotion on the basis that it would add to the standing and credibility of the planning tribunal.

Mahon and his two fellow members of the tribunal, Gerald Keys and Mary Faherty, are currently judges of the Circuit Court.

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