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26 Sept 2022

Kilkenny woman is appointed judge of the High Court

President Michael D Higgins appointed Siobhán Phelan SC at ceremony in Áras an Uachtaráin

KILKENNY

President Michael D Higgins with Siobhán Phelan SC

A Kilkenny woman has been appointed a judge of the High Court.

At a ceremony in Áras an Uachtaráin recently, President of Ireland Michael D Higgins appointed Siobhán Phelan SC as a judge of the High Court.

She is the daughter of Joan Phelan and the late Tommy Phelan of Kyle, Gowran. Siobhán is a sister of Ciarán, Michael, and Liam Phelan.

She received her early education at Scoil Mhuire, Gowran, St Brigid's Secondary School, Goresbridge, and St Brigid’s College, Callan

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