UL's School of Law lecturer, Eddie Keane, featured in the BBC World Service, BBC World Business, report on security at airports, compiled by Russell Padmore. The report considered the concept of increasing monitoring of airport employees as a means of increasing security for passengers and goods. The report is available to listen to at https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p07k7rgf.
Many law graduates use their degree internationally to pursue highly successful careers in a range of diverse fields, from diplomacy to research, advocacy to financial services. Read about one of our students’ experience of pursuing a career as an Investment Compliance Officer with an international hedge fund company in New York. Raymond Holian (Graduate of… Continue reading Our graduates: Raymond Holian, BA in Law and Accounting
Dr Lydia Bracken (School of Law) provided an overview of legal issues affecting LGBT+ families in Ireland as part of an article published by John Meagher in the Irish Independent on Saturday 22 June 2019. The full text of the article, titled ‘My wife can't take our daughter to the doctor... - the fight facing… Continue reading The fight facing LGBT+ families
Dr Andrea Ryan appeared on ‘This Week’ on RTÉ Radio 1 on the 2nd June to discuss how likely it is that France will succeed in its attempts to extradite Ian Bailey. Listen now: https://www.rte.ie/radio/radioplayer/html5/#/radio1/21563589 Dr Ryan also provided a commentary in the Irish Times on the subject.
Lecturer in Employment Law at UL, Eddie Keane, spoke to the Limerick Today programme about the issue of unpaid overtime and the non-compliance of employers with Irish legislation on keeping records of time worked by employees. Listen now:
(left to right) Sophie Walsh, Sinead Ni Raghaill and Amy Dermody Four legal apps created by final year law students from the Law Plus degree course at the University of Limerick have been launched. Dr Hugh O'Donnell of Ingenium TC, who was one of the competition judges, said he was overwhelmed by the output of… Continue reading UL law students launch legal apps with Limerick Chamber
Dr Alan Cusack, Commissioner of An Garda Síochána, Mr Drew Harris, Minister for Justice, Mr Charles Flanagan T.D. and Dr John Connolly Dr Alan Cusack and Dr John Connolly addressed the Minister for Justice, Mr Charles Flanagan T.D., and the Commissioner of An Garda Síochána, Mr Drew Harris, at a special one-day conference entitled, ‘Policing,… Continue reading UL researchers invited to speak at event with Minister for Justice and Garda Commissioner
The International Commercial and Economic Law Research Group (ICEL) at the School of Law hosted a seminar on Dispute Resolution in Sport: Keeping the Courts out of Sport on 11th April. Gareth Farrelly, a former Aston Villa, Bolton Wanderers and Everton player with a number of caps for Ireland, spoke about Dispute Resolution in Professional… Continue reading ICEL Seminar on Dispute Resolution in Sport: Keeping the Courts out of Sport
Students on the BA (Criminal Justice) at UL were awarded prizes for their academic performance on April 10th. The prizes were presented by course director Dr Susan Leahy. Michelle McDermott (3rd Year) received the Centre for Crime, Justice and Victim Studies prize for highest QCA in second year of her studies. Leah Geraghty received the… Continue reading BA (Criminal Justice) Student Prizes
The Hon. Mr Justice John Edwards, Judge of the Court of Appeal and Adjunct Professor in the School of Law ay UL, delivered a guest lecture on ‘The Implications of Recent Decisions of the CJEU for Requests on Foot of European Arrest Warrants for the Surrender of Persons who were Tried In Absentia’, on 2nd… Continue reading Hon. Mr Justice John Edwards gives guest lecture at UL on the European Arrest Warrant
Dr Lydia Bracken is a lecturer at the School of Law and was recently appointed Assistant Dean Equality, Diversity and Inclusion within the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Limerick. Lydia is a graduate of UCC (BCL, 2010; LLM, 2011; PhD, 2015) and the Honorable Society of King’s Inns (Barrister-at-Law, 2012). She… Continue reading Research Profile: Dr Lydia Bracken
Aoife Finnerty, a PhD student in the School of Law, presented her paper entitled 'Pregnancy and Irish Law; History, Recent Updates and the Eight' at the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics 13th World Conference on Bioethics, Medical Ethics and Health Law on November 28th in Jerusalem, Israel. Her paper explores the complex relationship between the law… Continue reading Aoife Finnerty presents at the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics 13th World Conference