The Association of Judges of Ireland (AJI) raised concerns about the quality of applicants for appointment to the bench in a letter to the Public Service Pay Commission two years ago.
Published 18 October 2019
Seven judges have been nominated by Government for appointment to the enlarged Court of Appeal.
Published 9 October 2019
Mr Justice Bernard McCloskey has been sworn in as a Lord Justice of Appeal in Northern Ireland.
Published 5 September 2019
Her Majesty The Queen has approved the appointment of Lord Reed as the next president of the UK Supreme Court.
Published 24 July 2019
Ms Justice Aileen Donnelly has been nominated by ministers for appointment to the Court of Appeal.
Published 12 June 2019
Sir Donnell Deeny, Lord Justice of Appeal, is set to retire from the bench this autumn.
Published 24 May 2019
The Government has accepted an amendment to its controversial Judicial Appointments Commission Bill to make it easier for sitting judges of the superior courts to be promoted.
Published 10 May 2019
The Government's embattled Judicial Appointments Commission Bill has not completed committee stage in the Seanad before Easter despite a bid to end the long-running parliamentary debate yesterday morning.
Published 18 April 2019
Ms Justice Mary Irvine has been nominated by the Government for elevation to the Supreme Court.
Published 3 April 2019
Barrister Mark McGarrity was sworn in as a district judge in the Magistrates' Courts this morning.
Published 28 March 2019
The number of ordinary judges in the Court of Appeal is set to grow from nine to 15 under new plans approved by the Government.
Published 22 March 2019
The judicial retirement age should be raised to 74, the President of the UK Supreme Court has said.
Published 21 March 2019
Barristers John Jordan SC and Alexander Owens SC have been nominated by the Government for appointment to the High Court.
Published 16 January 2019
Representatives of the Law Society of Northern Ireland attended the swearing in of their former president, Mr Justice Ian Huddleston, as a High Court judge.
Published 8 January 2019