Mary Irvine

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Mary Irvine
Judge of the Supreme Court of Ireland
Assumed office
13 May 2019
Nominated byGovernment of Ireland
Appointed byMichael D. Higgins
Judge of the Court of Appeal
In office
24 October 2014 – May 2019
Nominated byGovernment of Ireland
Appointed byMichael D. Higgins
Judge of the High Court
In office
6 November 2007 – 24 October 2014
Nominated byGovernment of Ireland
Appointed byMary McAleese
Personal details
Born
Mary Catherine Irvine

(1966-02-17) 17 February 1966 (age 53)
Newbridge, County Kildare, Ireland
NationalityIrish
Spouse(s)Michael Moriarty (m. 1998)
Children3
Alma mater

Mary Catherine Irvine (born 17 February 1966) is an Irish judge and barrister who is currently a Judge of the Supreme Court.

She was educated at University College Dublin and the King's Inns. She was called to the Bar in 1978, and became a Senior Counsel in 1996.[1] She was formerly married to retired judge Michael Moriarty.[2]

Irvine was appointed as a Judge of the High Court in 2007 and served on the Court of Appeal from October 2014.[1][3] She was in charge of the High Court Personal Injuries list from 2011 and subsequently became the second Chair of the Working Group on Medical Negligence and Periodic Payments, established by the President of the High Court.[4][5] She will chair a statutory tribunal to conduct hearings and deal with cases related to the 2018 CervicalCheck cancer controversy from 2019.[4]

She was appointed by the President of Ireland as a Judge of the Supreme Court on 13 May 2019.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Justice Mary Irvine goes to the Supreme Court". Law Society Gazette. 3 April 2019. Retrieved 15 May 2019.
  2. ^ Leahy, Pat (2 April 2019). "Ms Justice Mary Irvine to be promoted to the Supreme Court". The Irish Times. Retrieved 15 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Appointments to the Court of Appeal". Department of the Taoiseach. 29 October 2014.
  4. ^ a b "Government announces the establishment of an independent statutory Tribunal to deal with claims arising from CervicalCheck". Irish Government News Service. 19 December 2018. Retrieved 15 May 2019.
  5. ^ "Report of Working Group on Medical Negligence - Module 2" (PDF). Department of Health. Retrieved 15 May 2019.
  6. ^ "President appoints Justice Mary Irvine to the Supreme Court". President of Ireland. Retrieved 15 May 2019.