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Appointment to the High Court

At its meeting today, the Government agreed to nominate Ms. Eileen Roberts, Solicitor, for appointment as an Ordinary Judge of the High Court by the President of Ireland.


The vacancy arises following the nomination of the Hon. Mr. Justice Senan Allen to the Court of Appeal on 13 April 2022.


The Government has taken the necessary steps to formally advise President Higgins of the nomination in accordance with constitutional practice.




Note for Editors

  • In accordance with articles 13.9 and 35.1 of the Constitution, judicial appointments are made by the President acting on the advice of the Government.


Limited biographical details:

  • Educated at Trinity College Dublin
  • Admitted to the roll of Solicitors in Ireland in 1991
  • CEDR Accredited Mediator 2010