Former Judges of the Supreme Court

1924-1961

The Hon. Mr. Justice Charles Andrew O'Connor (1924-1925)
The Hon. Mr. Justice Gerald Fitzgibbon (1924-1938)
The Hon. Mr. Justice James Augustine Murnaghan (1925-1953)
The Hon. Mr. Justice James Creed Meredith (1936-1942)
The Hon. Mr. Justice James Geoghegan (1936-1950)
The Hon. Mr. Justice William John Johnston (1939-1940)
The Hon. Mr. Justice John O'Byrne (1940-1954)
The Hon. Mr. Justice William Black (1942-1951)
The Hon. Mr. Justice Cecil Lavery (1950-1966)
The Hon. Mr. Justice Theodore Conyngham Kingsmill Moore (1951-1966)
The Hon. Mr. Justice Cearbhall Ó Dálaigh
(appt. 1953, appt. Chief Justice December 1961)
The Hon. Mr. Justice Martin Cyril Maguire (1954-1961)
The Hon. Mr. Justice Kevin O'Hanrahan Haugh (1961-1969)

NOTE

The jurisdiction of the courts established in 1924 was extinguished by section 7 of the Courts (Establishment and Constitution) Act 1961, which formally established the High Court and Supreme Court pursuant to Article 34 of the Constitution. Names from the above list may therefore be repeated in the list below.

1961-present

The Hon. Mr. Justice Cecil Lavery (1950-1966)
The Hon. Mr. Justice Theodore Conyngham Kingsmill Moore (1951-1966)
The Hon. Mr. Justice Kevin O'Hanrahan Haugh (1961-1969)
The Hon. Mr. Justice Brian Walsh (1961-1990)
The Hon. Mr. Justice Andreas O'Keeffe
(appt. 1965, appt. President of the High Court October 1966)
The Hon. Mr. Justice Frederick Gardner Orford Budd (1966-1975)
The Hon. Mr. Justice William O'Brien FitzGerald
(appt. 1966, appt. Chief Justice December 1973)
The Hon. Mr. Justice Richard McLoughlin (1969-1972)
The Hon. Mr. Justice Seamus Henchy (1972-1988)
The Hon. Mr. Justice Frank Griffin (1973-1991)
The Hon. Mr. Justice John Kenny (1975-1982)
The Hon. Mr. Justice Weldon Roycroft Cecil Parke (1976-1981)
The Hon. Mr. Justice Anthony James Hederman (1981-1993)
The Hon. Mr. Justice Niall McCarthy (1982-1992)
The Hon. Mr. Justice Hugh James O'Flaherty (1990-1999)
The Hon. Mr. Justice Seamus Francis Egan (1991-1995)
The Hon. Mr. Justice John Joseph Blayney (1992-1997)
The Hon. Mr. Justice Donal Peter Michael Barrington (1996-2000)
The Hon. Mr. Justice Ronan Colman Keane
(appt. 1996, appt. Chief Justice January 2000)
The Hon. Mr. Justice Francis Dominick Murphy (1996-2002)
The Hon. Mr. Justice Kevin Lynch (1996-1999)
The Hon. Mr. Justice Henry Denis Barron (1997-2000)
The Hon. Mr. Justice John Loyola Murray
(appt.
 1999, appt. Chief Justice July 2004)
The Hon. Mrs. Justice Catherine McGuinness (2000-2006)
The Hon. Mr. Justice Brian McCracken (2002-2006)
The Hon. Mr. Justice Hugh Geoghegan (2000-2010)
The Hon. Mrs. Justice Fidelma Macken (2005-2012)
The Hon. Mr. Justice Joseph Finnegan (2006-2012)

The Hon. Mr. Justice Nial Fennelly (2000-2014)

Former Presidents of the High Court

The Hon. Mr. Justice Cahir Davitt (1951-1966)
The Hon. Mr. Justice Andreas O'Keeffe
(appt. 1966, appt. to European Court of Justice December 1974)
The Hon. Mr. Justice Thomas Aloysius Finlay
(appt. 1966, appt. Chief Justice January 1985)
The Hon. Mr. Justice Liam Hamilton
(appt. 1985, appt. Chief Justice July 1994)
The Hon. Mr. Justice Harold Anthony Whelehan
(appt. 15.11.1994; res. 17.11.1994)
The Hon. Mr. Justice Declan David Costello (1995-1998)
The Hon. Mr. Justice Frederick Reginald Morris (1998-2001)
The Hon. Mr. Justice Joseph Gerald Finnegan
(appt. 2001, appt. Supreme Court December 2006)

The Hon. Mr. Justice Richard Johnson (Dec.2006-Oct.2009)