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Ronan Daly Jermyn has launched new scholarships aimed at supporting Black, Asian or minority ethnic law students at University College Cork. The Ronan Daly Jermyn Diversity Scholarship will provide successful students a scholarship of €5,000 as well as a work placement or internship with RDJ.

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Comyn Kelleher Tobin (CKT) has sponsored a new scholarship supporting one postgraduate student on the LLM Children's Rights and Family Law at UCC School of Law. To apply for the Comyn Kelleher Tobin Scholarship, students must secure a minimum grade of 2.1 in an approved primary degree or equivalent,

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UCC School of Law has been recognised for its efforts to promote gender equality with a Bronze Athena SWAN Award. The department-level award was granted following a submission process involving a robust self-assessment that identified gender equality challenges and opportunities relating to staff an

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Professor Maeve McDonagh has been appointed as emeritus professor at UCC School of Law following her retirement in early 2020. An expert in information law, Professor McDonagh joined UCC in 1991 after relocating to Cork from Australia. She helped to develop one of the first modules in computer law a

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University College Cork School of Law has congratulated an 80-year-old legal academic on the completion of his PhD three-and-a-half decades after completing his LLM. Soon-to-be Dr Tom Walsh has successfully defended his thesis, The Identification, Elaboration and Legislative Implementation of the Pr

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Professor Dagmar Schiek has been appointed as the Synnott Family Chair in European Union Law at University College Cork (UCC). The role was created following a €1 million donation from New York lawyer and UCC alumnus Aidan Synnott in 2019, which will also facilitate the creation of a Centre in

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Law students at University College Cork have created a database of links to the most recent decisions of the Irish superior courts. The Irish Legal Information Initiative (IRLII) database includes keywords to help busy practitioners identify the cases most useful to them.

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An Irish legal academic has delivered a presentation before the Supreme Court of Mexico on the evolution of the definition of the family under Irish law. Professor Louise Crowley of University College Cork was invited to present to an online conference hosted by the Centre for Constitutional Studies

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PhD student Jane Mulcahy has defended her thesis on post-release supervision of long-sentence male prisoners in UCC School of Law's first-ever "virtual viva". Ms Mulcahy had to defend her thesis, Connected Corrections and Corrected Connections: post-release supervision of long sentence male prisoner

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Law lecturer Dr Mary Tumelty has been appointed to the Health and Social Care Professionals Council within multi-profession health regulator CORU. Dr Tumelty has lectured at UCC School of Law since 2018 and her research interests include medical law and ethics, patient safety and alternative dispute

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New York lawyer Aidan Synnott has donated €1 million to fund a new chair in European Union law at his alma mater, UCC School of Law. Mr Synnott, a partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, graduated from the law school in 1985 and has now made the "largest ever" donation from

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Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern will speak about the Northern Ireland peace process at a discussion event hosted by UCC Law Society next week. The event, sponsored by A&L Goodbody, will take place on Tuesday 1 October, 7.30pm in Boole 2.

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Law graduate Cathy O'Neill has become the first student in Ireland to receive the prestigious Starr Foundation Scholarship and study international law at the University of St. Gallen. The scholarship for highly talented foreign-language students is designed to encourage recipients to engage internat

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