At the request of the Government and in accordance with Article 35.1 of the Constitution, President Michael D. Higgins appointed Mr. David Barniville to the Court of Appeal.
Mr. Barniville was accompanied by his wife, Ms Susan O’Connell. Also in attendance were:
- Taoiseach Micheál Martin T.D.
- Attorney General Mr Paul Gallagher
- Secretary General of the Dept of the Taoiseach, Mr. Martin Fraser
- Secretary General to the President, Ms. Orla O’Hanrahan