The Hon. Mr. Justice Sean Ryan

President of the Court of Appeal
Called to the Bar: July, 1972—practised on South Eastern Circuit
Senior Counsel 1983

2002—chaired abuse victims’ compensation expert group:
report entitled Towards Redress and Recovery www.rirb.ie/documents

2003—appointed Chair of Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse & High Court Judge
2009—Commission report published: www.childabusecommission.ie

2012 – Chair of expert group on ABC judgment of European Court of Human Rights—right to abortion when woman’s life threatened—report at www.dohc.ie/publications/Judgement_ABC.html

2009 to 2013 –High Court judge, Dublin

2014 –President of new Court of Appeal