He’ll fill the vacancy arising from the altitude of Judge Colin Daly, former president of the District Court, to the Circuit Court before this season .

Mr Finnegan is going to be delegated to District 1 (Donegal) to meet with the mission created when Judge Paul Kelly was appointed as president of the District Court and proceeded into the Dublin Metropolitan District (DMD).

Initially from Kells,” Mr Finnegan was educated at the Neighborhood Christian Brothers School and afterwards at University College Galway where he completed an honours BA in Economics before heading on to finish his law degree.

He combined Dunshaughlin company Liam Keane & Partners (LKP) in 1996 and has practised there ever since. The company said it obtained Mr Finnegan’s appointment”with a massive level of pride and also a massive quantity of despair”.

The company added:”We want Raymond all the very best in his new job and have no doubt he’ll do the total LKP team pleased.”