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Judge Yvonne Murphy


Yvonne Murphy, B.L., M.B.S., Dip. Soc. Science, L.L.D. (h.c.) was a Judge of the Circuit Court between 1998 and 2012. She was the Chair of the Commission of Investigation into the Catholic Archdiocese of Dublin and the Commission of Investigation into the Catholic Diocese of Cloyne.


She is a former Vice-Chair of the Employment Equality Agency and of the Employment Appeals Tribunal. She practiced at the Bar on the Northern and Dublin Circuits and is a member of the Bars of England, Wales and of Northern Ireland. Prior to practicing at the Bar she worked with the National Social Service Board and was responsible for setting up a network of citizens’ information centres throughout the country.


While in practice at the Bar she was co-Editor of the Irish Times Law Reports and authored several books and articles.


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