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Mayo TD claims nomination of Máire Whelan to Court of Criminal Appeal is flawed

The former Attorney General Máire Whelan has been appointed to the Court of Criminal Appeal.

Despite objections to her appointment, it went ahead at a ceremony at Aras an Uachtaráin this morning.

Judges Eileen Creedon and Charles Meenan were also appointed to the High Court..

Mrs Justice Whelan's warrant of appointment was signed by President Michael D Higgins and countersigned by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar.

However, Fianna Fáil is still insisting her nomination to the role was flawed.

Mayo TD Dara Calleary told Midwest News this evening that his party will be demanding answers from the Taoiseach when the Dáil returns tomorrow….



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