The Minister for Justice, Equality & Defence, Alan Shatter TD, has paid tribute to the late Mr Justice Kevin Feeney who died suddenly yesterday. The Minister said: "I wish to express my deepest sympathy to Mr Justice Kevin Feeney's wife Geraldine and his children on their sudden and very sad loss. Kevin was a judge of exceptional ability who graced the High Court bench with courtesy and good humour. Given his dedication to public service, his death at such a young age is a loss for the entire country. He will be sadly missed by everyone who had the privilege of knowing him."

The Hon. Mr Justice Kevin Feeney was appointed to the High Court on 31 March 2006. He was a member of the Courts Service Board and served as Chairman of the Referendum Commission on the 30th Amendment of the Constitution in 2012.

15 August 2013