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Limerick student Brian Daly has been awarded the Holmes O'Malley Sexton UL Law Scholarship for the second time. Mr Daly, a high-achieving Law and Accounting student at the University of Limerick, received the same scholarship in 2021 during his first year. His continued commitment to his studies has

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Trainee solicitors at the Law Society of Ireland are climbing Kilimanjaro in aid of Ballymun Community Law Centre. Matthew Mulrooney, Eoghan Davis, Sophie Walsh, Fearghal Ryan, Oliver Dunne, Daniel Donoghue, Dylan Byrne and Hamzza Khosa will climb Kilimanjaro this August in a bid to raise €10,0

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Arthur Cox has named Jarlaith Brady and Thomas Walsh as the recipients of the 2024 Niamh Burke Memorial Bursary. Established in memory of late Arthur Cox partner Niamh Burke, the bursary fosters and supports study and research in the field of renewable energy through an annual award of €10,000

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The University of Galway's Professor Roja Fazaeli has been appointed as deputy chairperson of international human rights organisation Front Line Defenders. Professor Fazaeli was appointed last summer as established professor of law and Islamic studies at the Irish Centre for Human Rights in Universi

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Maynooth University School of Law and Criminology has announced the appointment of Dr Jiangyuan Fu as a lecturer and assistant professor in law. Dr Fu, who will join the university in July, is currently a faculty member and the assistant dean for international collaboration at Huazhong University of

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Jude Pierse, a second-year student of law and political science at Trinity College Dublin, has been named as winner of the 2023 Matheson Cara Scholarship. The annual scholarship is named in honour of late Matheson partner Cara O'Hagan and delivered as part of Matheson's impactful business programme.

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Undergraduate students Esther Ozonyia from Maynooth University, Johana Hajduchová and Ainsley Hamilton from Trinity College Dublin, and Anastasiia Ukhlova from University College Dublin have won the Matheson University Challenge 2024.

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Dr Mariza Avgeri, a graduate of Maynooth University School of Law and Criminology's PhD programme, has been named joint winner of the prestigious European Law Faculties Association (ELFA) award for the best doctoral thesis on European law for 2023. The ELFA thesis award "seeks to stimulate and recog

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A rare posthumous presidential pardon is to be granted to two men convicted and executed in relation to an 1882 murder following research by Dr Niamh Howlin. Sylvester Poff and James Barrett were convicted of the murder of Thomas Browne in October 1882 and executed in January 1883.

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In the latest episode of the University of Galways's Human Rights Podcast, LLM student Julia Collins hosts Professor Ray Murphy, program director of the LLM in peace operations and humanitarian law. Together, they discuss children and armed conflicts, focussing on the recruitment of children and the

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Professor Suzanne Kingston is to deliver UCD Sutherland School of Law's John M Kelly Lecture 2024. She was appointed as a judge of the General Court of the European Union in 2022. This year's lecture will be a major part of the celebration of 10 years in the Sutherland School of Law building on the

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A law student at the University of Galway has secured a prestigious internship with a US federal appeals court. Grace O'Brien, a final-year student on the BCL Criminology and Criminal Justice degree programme, obtained the internship through a summer exchange programme with Suffolk University Law Sc

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