Edmund Honohan



Master of High Court calls for land requisitions and examinership overhaul

The next government should requisition land for housing and overhaul the examinership process to help businesses survive the coronavirus crisis, the Master of the High Court, Edmund Honohan SC, has said.

Published 27 April 2020

High Court: Master of the High Court overruled on extension of time

The High Court has ruled that Edmund Honohan SC, the Master of the High Court, erred in extending time for an appeal of a decision of the Circuit Court.

Published 9 March 2020

Edmund Honohan criticises Courts Service over failure to publish non-binding rulings

The Master of the High Court, Edmund Honohan SC, has criticised the Courts Service for not publishing his rulings on its website.

Published 6 December 2019

Master of the High Court repeats concerns that judges are overlooking 'exacting' test

High Court judges are making errors in law due to a lack of experience with certain types of banking cases, the Master of the High Court, Edmund Honohan SC, has claimed.

Published 27 November 2019

Master of the High Court concerned judges overlooking 'exacting' test

The Master of the High Court, Edmund Honohan SC, has expressed concern that High Court judges are overlooking the "exacting" test for summary or final judgment applications in cases involving personal litigants.

Published 15 May 2019

High Court judge sets aside Honohan's appointment of convicted criminal as guardian ad litem

A senior High Court judge has set aside an order by the Master of the High Court, Edmumd Honohan SC, appointing a convicted criminal as guardian ad litem for three children.

Published 19 March 2019

Edmund Honohan calls on judges who uncritically favour banks to resign

The Master of the High Court, Edmund Honohan SC, has called on judges to resign if they knowingly favour banks during litigation.

Published 11 March 2019

Edmund Honohan asks High Court president to explain decision to remove him from debt cases

The Master of the High Court, Edmund Honohan SC, has publicly challenged the president of the High Court to explain why he has been removed from debt cases, the Irish Independent reports.

Published 11 February 2019

Thousands sign petition demanding return of Edmund Honohan to debt cases

Thousands of people have signed a petition demanding that the Master of the High Court, Edmund Honohan, be allowed to continue dealing with debt cases.

Published 5 February 2019

Master of the High Court to no longer deal with debt cases

Debt cases are no longer to be dealt with by the Master of the High Court following an order by the court's President, The Times reports.

Published 25 January 2019