Fianna Fáil is pushing for a retired senior judge to chair the new judicial appointments commission.
Justice spokesman Jim O'Callaghan said the proposal, one of a number being tabled by the party at committee stage, was “to get around” the government's plans to introduce a lay majority and lay chair under the controversial bill.
“When you see the likes of Mary Laffoy and Susan Denham expressly excluded, you see how off...
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