Sir James O’Connor (Wexford Solicitor, Barrister, Judge Forced to Retire 1922), on Michael Davitt Magistrates (Shopkeepers, Amenable to Influence Sometimes even to Partial Corruption)  1892, Irish Judicial Pay Pre 1922.


His was given his P45 arising from the Anglo-Irish Treaty.  He tried the Bar in England and wishes to resume practise in Ireland.  He was allowed to return as a solicitor but the judgement debarred former Judges by the Supreme Court.   This decision was challenged successfully by former High Court Judge Barry White.



Some Cork Magistrates:

From his History of Ireland.