Why Máire Whelan appointment is in the spotlight

Former AG faced a number of controversies during six-year term

16th June, 2017
Whelan appointment is causing controversy Pic: RollingNews.ie

The controversy over the appointment of former Attorney General Máire Whelan to the Court of Appeal is intensifying, with Fianna Fáil justice spokesperson Jim O’Callaghan this morning calling for her to stand aside and warning that the issue threatened the government’s future.

O’Callaghan told RTE’s Today with Sean O’Rourke he did not want to personalise the issue, and the problem was not with Whelan, but the process...

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