Via the Irish Times:
The Government has appointed Mrs Justice Susan Denham as Chief Justice of Ireland.
Mrs. Justice Denham was educated at Alexandra College, Dublin; Trinity College; King’s Inns and Columbia University, New York. She was called to the Bar in 1971 and became a Senior Counsel in 1987.
Appointed a Judge of the High Court in 1991, in December 1992 she was the first woman appointed a Judge of the Supreme Court.
Congratulations to Justice Denham!