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Inter-disciplinary Law conference at UL examines Contemporary Issues in Family Formation

On Friday 1st September 2017, Dr Lydia Bracken of the School of Law convened a conference on Contemporary Issues in Family Formation. The conference was designed as a knowledge-exchange event to share perspectives and expertise on issues and challenges facing “non-traditional” families in Ireland and to identify best practice for any future reform of Irish law.… Continue reading Inter-disciplinary Law conference at UL examines Contemporary Issues in Family Formation

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Doras Luimní talk on migrant children in Ireland at UL

Fiona McCaul, Legal Officer with Doras Luimní, last week gave a talk on immigration related issues for migrant children in Ireland. Fiona spoke to the Child Law class at the University of Limerick on the challenges facing children in direct provision in Ireland and the issues faced by unaccompanied children. Fiona’s talk was part of… Continue reading Doras Luimní talk on migrant children in Ireland at UL

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Prof Geoffrey Shannon talks to UL students about child law

On Wednesday the 12th of October Professor Geoffrey Shannon, Government Special Rapporteur on Child Protection and Chair of the Adoption Authority of Ireland gave a guest lecture to students in the Child Law module. Professor Shannon talked to the students about the various work, audits and pieces of research that he carries out. He also… Continue reading Prof Geoffrey Shannon talks to UL students about child law

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Children’s Rights Alliance talk

On Wednesday the 5th of October, Edel Quinn Senior Legal and Policy Officer with the Children’s Rights Alliance gave a talk to students in the Child Law module. Edel spoke about the work of the Alliance and the issues which they are currently working on. She also gave an overview of the  Alliance’s recent work… Continue reading Children’s Rights Alliance talk

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Pavee Point talk given to students of Child Law at UL

On Wednesday the 28th of September Siobhán Curran, Gabi Florica Muntean and Tica Muntean of Pavee Point gave a talk to over sixty students in the Child Law module at the University of Limerick. The three speakers spoke about Roma Children’s Rights. Each of the speakers spoke about issues facing Roma children in Ireland today… Continue reading Pavee Point talk given to students of Child Law at UL

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Researcher Profile: Aoife Finnerty

"I am a current PhD student in the School of Law and my research is being supervised by Eoin Quill. I graduated with an LLB in Law and European Studies (German & Politics) from UL in 2009 and with a Master of Arts in Medical Ethics and Law from the Centre of Medical Law &… Continue reading Researcher Profile: Aoife Finnerty