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Fitzgerald silent on three judges who wanted Court of Appeal job

Former attorney general Whelan will earn up to €41k more in new court role

18th June, 2017
Former attorney general Máire Whelan with former taoiseach Enda Kenny PA

Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald did not inform the cabinet that three High Court judges were interested in the Court of Appeal vacancy to be filled by former attorney general Máire Whelan.

Whelan was nominated to the court by the cabinet last week in a move which has generated a major political controversy. She did not recuse herself from the meeting that ratified her nomination to the court where she will eventually earn...

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