|The Hon. Mr. Justice
|Judge of the Supreme Court|
|Nominated by||Government of Ireland|
|Alma mater||University College Dublin,
University of Virginia
He was called to the Irish Bar in 1982, was called to the Bar of Northern Ireland in 1989. He has practised in all Courts in Ireland, in the European Court of Justice (ECJ) and the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR).
His father, Turlough O'Donnell, was a member of the Northern Ireland High Court and of the Court of Appeal between 1971 and 1990.
O'Donnell has been a member of the Law Reform Commission since 2005. He is a member of the Royal Irish Academy Committee on the Origins of the Constitution. He became a Bencher of the King's Inns in 2009 and was appointed to the Supreme Court in 2010.
- "Mr Justice Donal O'Donnell formally appointed to Supreme Court". The Irish Times. 1 January 2010. Retrieved 4 June 2011.
- "NI barrister joins Supreme Court". The Belfast Telegraph. 20 January 2010. Retrieved 4 June 2011.
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