Postgraduate student Oisin Cleere has been awarded a prestigious Allen & Overy (A&O) trophy recognising excellence in the field of librarianship and information management. Mr Cleere, a postgraduate student at Ulster University and a senior library assistant with Kildare Library Service, is
Lord Burrows, a justice of the UK Supreme Court, has been given an award by the Trinity College Law Society for his contributions to private law.
A ground-breaking research project has brought together young black people from Blanchardstown and gardaí who work there to explore the extent to which restorative practices can facilitate dialogue and build understanding. Restorative practices (RP) are a set of principles, skills and process
UCC law students Aoife Nazneen Nurul Khasri and Ruth Fu Dong McKernan have each received a scholarship worth €5,000 and a work placement opportunity with law firm RDJ. The RDJ Diversity Scholarship, which commenced in 2021, supports students from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds stu
Éilís Barry, chief executive of legal rights group FLAC, has been appointed as an adjunct professor with University College Cork (UCC) School of Law. An expert in anti-discrimination, equality and access to justice, Ms Barry has been working closely with UCC through the Traveller Equal
A new mentorship programme for women studying law at Trinity College Dublin (TCD) is set to be launched later this year. The initiative is led by Trinity Women in Law (TWIL), a subcommittee of the Trinity College Law Society founded in 2019 and sponsored by A&L Goodbody.
Helen McEntee, the justice minister, will join a number of leading international experts later this month to discuss the oversight of national security in Ireland at a conference hosted by University of Galway's School of Law. Taking place on Friday 23 September 2022, the conference is being organis
The Hibernian Law Journal has named Joshua Kieran-Glennon as editor-in-chief for its forthcoming 22nd volume. Mr Kieran-Glennon, a deputy editor of the outgoing board, is a trainee solicitor at McCann FitzGerald LLP, and succeeds Julia Launders in the role of editor-in-chief.
Human rights lawyer Michael Farrell, who played a key role in the introduction of Ireland's gender recognition laws, has been awarded an honorary doctorate by University College Dublin (UCD). As senior solicitor with legal rights group FLAC from 2005 to 2015, Mr Farrell worked on the landmark case i
A landmark conference taking place this year will mark the centenary of independent Ireland's first constitution and the birth of the modern Irish state. Taking place on Monday 5 December, the conference has been jointly convened by the School of Law at the University of Limerick, Maynooth Universit
Professor Ursula Kilkelly, one of Ireland's leading scholars on children's rights, will take up a visiting position at Leiden Law School in the 2022/2023 academic year, the university has announced. Professor Kilkelly, a professor of law at University College Cork, will serve as rotating honorary ch
Trinity College Dublin Law Society has announced the launch of a new alumni network, sponsored by A&L Goodbody. The initiative aims to allow alumni to reconnect at social events as well as building a community encompassing alumni and current students to support and learn from each other.
Climate law expert Dr Orla Kelleher has joined Maynooth University as an assistant professor in law. A specialist in in climate change, environmental and human rights law, Dr Kelleher's current research focuses on environmental rights, climate litigation, climate justice and just transitions.
The inaugural edition of the student-led NUI Galway Law Review is set to be published. The first volume has been sponsored by William Fry LLP and produced in partnership with NUI Galway School of Law.
Professor Laurent Pech has been appointed as the incoming Dean at UCD Sutherland School of Law. Taking over the role from Dr Niamh Howlin in October, Professor Pech will serve for a three-year term, after which he will then hold a continuing appointment as full professor of law.