Appointment to the Circuit Court
At its meeting today the Government decided to nominate Judge Thomas O’Donnell for appointment by the President to the Circuit Court.
The vacancy arises from the retirement in March last of His Hon. Judge Frank O’Donnell.
The Government will take the necessary steps to formally advise President McAleese of the nomination in accordance with Constitutional procedures.
Biographical Details for Judge O’Donnell:
Educated: Crescent College Limerick; University College Dublin
Enrolled as a solicitor 1976
Joined the Legal Aid Panel 1980
Appointed as a Judge of the District Court 1988
Assigned to District No.14 (Limerick) 1999
Member of the District Court Rules Committee 2003 to date