2019 - Public Event: “Women on Supreme Courts” Tuesday, 5 March
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Women on Supreme Courts


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The School of Law will host a public event, entitled “Women on Supreme Courts”, to mark the visit of the Supreme Court to NUI Galway and International Women’s Day on 8 March. 


Event details:

Date:  Tuesday, 5 March, 2019

Time:  18.00

Venue:  Lecture Theatre, Human Biology Building, NUI Galway


The panel discussion will focus on the contribution of women to judiciary in the superior courts. 


Speakers include:

Mrs Justice Catherine McGuinness, former Supreme Court Judge

Mrs Justice Matilda Twomey, Chief Justice of Seychelles and School of Law graduate

Mr Justice John MacMenamin

Ms Justice Elizabeth Dunne

Chair: Dr Ciara Smyth, School of Law

Respondent: Professor Siobhán Mullally, Director of the Irish Centre for Human Rights

Dr Charles O’ Mahony, Head of the School Law


A post-event reception will take place in the ground floor lobby of the Human Biology Building.