4/10/2006

No more "Your Honour"

I am delighted to see that the Department of Justice are to do away with the elitist and outdated titles that have been used for Irish Judges. Irish judges have continued to use these British titles even after partition and so I am glad that these titles will finally go.



My objection to the use of these titles is not that they are a British invention but it is because they suggest that the Judiciary is somehow better than your average Jo Bloggs, they aren't!

Instead of being referred to as "your honour" and "your worship", they will now be known as "judge".

Now all we have to do is get rid of them in the North as well!

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