Colm O’Briain SC

Colm O'Briain SC
Colm O’Briain SC

Irish barrister Colm O’Briain SC has passed away at the age of 48, The Bar of Ireland has confirmed.

An alumnus of UCD School of Law, he was a leading member of the criminal bar, appearing in many prominent trials, taking briefs both as prosecuting and defence counsel.

Mr O’Briain was called to the Inner Bar last year after twenty-five years as a junior.

He passed away unexpectedly at St Vincent’s University Hospital on Wednesday 25 May 2016.

His funeral took place in Dublin this morning.

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