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Donal Patrick Barrington, Irish judge. Bar: Ireland, 1951. Chairman Stardust Victims Compensation Tribunal, Dublin, 1985-1986, Commission on Safety at Work, Dublin, 1984-1985. Member Benchers of Kings Innns (honorary since 1989), Irish Association for Economic, Social and Cultural Relations (president 1977-1979).

Background

Barrington, Donal Patrick was born on February 20, 1928 in Dublin, Ireland. Son of Thomas Joseph and Eileen Mary (Bracken) Barrington.

Education

Bachelor, University College, Dublin, 1949. Bachelor of Laws, University College, Dublin, 1951. Master of Arts, University College, Dublin, 1952.

Career

Barrister-at-law Kings Inn, Dublin, 1947-1951. Senior counsel Governor of Ireland, 1968. Chairman bar counsel General Council of Bar of Ireland, 1977-1979.

Judge high court Government of Ireland, Dublin, 1979-1989. Judge European Court 1st instance Council of Ministers of European Community, Luxembourg, since 1989.

Achievements

  • Bar: Ireland, 1951.

Membership

Chairman Stardust Victims Compensation Tribunal, Dublin, 1985-1986, Commission on Safety at Work, Dublin, 1984-1985. Member Benchers of Kings Innns (honorary since 1989), Irish Association for Economic, Social and Cultural Relations (president 1977-1979).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, music, gardening.

Connections

Married Eileen Máire O'Donovan, September 5, 1959. Children: Kathleen, Kevin, Eileen, Brian.

father:
Thomas Joseph Barrington

mother:
Eileen Mary (Bracken) Barrington

spouse:
Eileen Máire O'Donovan

child:
Kathleen Barrington

child:
Kevin Barrington

child:
Eileen Barrington

child:
Brian Barrington