Law students are more likely to misuse alcohol and have suicidal thoughts than their peers, according to a new study by researchers north and south of the border. A research paper produced by academics at Ulster University (UU), Atlantic Technological University (ATU) and Uppsala University explores
Pictured (left–right): Méabh de Courcy MacDonnell, Robert O’Sullivan, Ms Justice Carmel Stewart, Mr Justice John McMenamin, Tom Casey and Hugh Joyce Three final year law students at UCD Sutherland School of Law comprised the winning team at The National Moot Court Competition 2022
Pictured (L–R): Lady Chief Justice Dame Siobhan Keegan, Aoife Killackey and Maurece Hutchinson Law students Aoife Killackey, Bailey McCrindle and Caoimhe Ringland have received a prize – worth £3,000 – after achieving the highest marks in their tort law module at Queen’
Law students Emilia Lye and Chong Zheng Yang have won the Queen's University Belfast Law Society's annual novice moot for 2022.
Law students Beth Hamill and Tom Dwan have triumphed in the final round of Trinity Law Society's annual senior mock trial. Last week's final saw the pair go head-to-head with Eoin Ryan and Fiona Stenson. All four finalists will now represent Trinity in an intervarsity competition with Cambridge Univ
Ireland's National Moot Court Competition will this year take place in-person for the first time since the pandemic. Organised by DCU and sponsored by A&L Goodbody, the 13th annual competition will take place on Saturday 19 November at the Criminal Courts of Justice in Dublin.
Former State pathologist Dr Marie Cassidy has been presented with the Praeses Elit Award by Trinity College Law Society. The award was presented by Ruth Brady, auditor of the Law Society, at an event organised by secretary Eoin Ryan and sponsored by Arthur Cox LLP.
Matheson has announced the 2022 launch of its Cara Scholarship, the firm's diversity and inclusion scholarship delivered in partnership with Trinity College Dublin (TCD). Named in honour of late Matheson partner Cara O'Hagan and delivered as part of Matheson's impactful business programme, the schol
Queen's University Belfast has condemned "threatening and abusive commentary" aimed at human rights expert Professor Colin Harvey after he co-authored a report on Ireland's constitutional future. The university was criticised by unionist figures including DUP leader Sir Jeffrey Donaldson after its c
Dr Łukasz Grzejdziak, the Ronan Harty Newman Fellow at UCD Sutherland School of Law, has been appointed as an international expert in a major training programme for Ukrainian judges. The training programme, organised with the National School of Judges of Ukraine, is funded by the European Union thr
The Hibernian Law Journal is now accepting submissions to be considered for publication in Volume 22. The Journal is particularly interested in receiving articles examining domestic matters and will also consider those which discuss European or international law or other common law jurisdictions, wh
Law students Dáire Collier and Debra Shotunde have been awarded the Mullany Walsh Maxwells LLP prize for highest mark in legal writing. The prize is awarded to the Maynooth University student who receives the highest marks for legal writing in their first year legal skills course.
The Cork Online Law Review is currently accepting submissions to its 22nd edition. The student-edited law journal, sponsored by Arthur Cox LLP, invites outstanding scholarship on any legal topic in English, French or Irish.
The University of Galway is to present an alumni award to Mary-Ellen McGroarty, the World Food Programme's country director in Afghanistan. Ms McGroarty completed her BA, LLB and LLM with the university in 1987, 1993 and 2019 respectively.
Michael A. Becker has joined Trinity College Dublin School of Law as an assistant professor of international human rights law. Mr Becker has a broad background in public international law and human rights. His research interests includes international courts and tribunals, fact-finding bodies and co