Ms. Eileen Creedon, Chief State Solicitor
Eileen Creedon graduated from University College Cork with a BCL degree in 1984 and received her professional training at the Incorporated Law Society of Ireland. She was enrolled as a solicitor in 1987. She served her apprenticeship with Michael Powell & Co Solicitors and spent a further 8 years in private practice with J. W. O’ Donovan & Co Solicitors concentrating on commercial conveyancing and litigation.
She joined the Chief State Solicitor’s office in 1995 and worked in a number of areas in that Office to include civil litigation, state property and criminal prosecution work. She was Head of the Special Criminal Court Section, the Criminal Trials Section and a civil litigation section of that office. In 2001 she moved to the Directing Division of the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions. She was appointed the first Deputy Chief Prosecution Solicitor in 2007. She was subsequently appointed Chief Prosecution Solicitor in 2010.
Following a recent competition, she has been appointed as Chief State Solicitor and returned to the Chief State Solicitors Office to take up her appointment from Monday 23rd January, 2012.