Executive Accountability & Parliamentary Democracy, 26 March 2011


9.15 – 9.45am:
Registration (tea and coffee served)

9.45: Introduction of conference and Chair:
Marie McGonagle, Director, LL.M. in Public Law
Judge Catherine McGuinness, Adjunct Professor of Law, NUI Galway

10am:  Opening remarks:
Professor Jim Browne, President NUI Galway

10.15 -11am:
Keynote address:
Emily O’Reilly, Ombudsman and Freedom of Information Commissioner

Q & A

11.15 – 11.45:
Tea/coffee break

11.45– 12.30:
Panel Presentations
Donncha O’Connell, School of Law, NUIG (Accountability and the Constitution)
Catherine Allen, Partner, Mason, Hayes & Curran (Accountability and the Environment)
Elaine Byrne, political analyst and lecturer, TCD (Accountability and Perception)

12.30 – 12.50pm: 
Q & A

Closing remarks, followed by lunch in Friars restaurant

All welcome. CPD points available.
Registration required:  http://conference.ie/Conferences/index.asp?Conference=121

*Mason Hayes+Curran is a leading full service business law firm with offices in Dublin, London and New York.  The firm employs over 270 people including 50 Partners and provides a broad range of services to leading business, institutional and government clients.  For more information please visit www.mhc.ie

** Aras Moyola is situated on the North campus of the University, entrance from Newcastle road, via the Business School. Please see maps attached to registration form.