The Irish Association of Law Teachers was established in 1979 with the objective of advancing legal education, legal research and the work and interests of law teachers on the island of Ireland.
The Association is managed by a Council. In the last number of years, the main task of the Council has been to run an Annual Conference, though in the past the Council has been involved in activities such as the publication of an Index to Irish Superior Court Written Judgments 1976-1982
and its benefits
Ordinary Membership is open to all teachers and researchers of law on the island of Ireland, though Associate Membership is also available to individuals based outside Ireland.
The Association has representatives at all third level institutions in the country and maintains links between teachers and academics between these institutions.
of the association
The Irish Association of Law Teachers was established in 1979, and has always been conceived as an all-island association.
In the years since its foundation, the Association has witnessed significant changes in the legal landscape of Ireland, north and south, and of the wider world.
The Association has always been committed to furthering excellence in legal education and research, and this has always been reflected in the activities of the Association and its members.
We are delighted to announce the 2019 Kevin Boyle Book Prize for Legal Scholarship. All members of the association are eligible for nomination and books published in any field of legal scholarship will be considered. Further details and the nomination form are available here.Read More
A big thank you to all our members who made the trip to Athlone for what was a very successful weekend discussing issues of law teaching and meeting colleagues, old and new. A new council has been elected and is listed here and Deirdre McGowan was elected President of the Association for the year 2018-2019. We look…Read More
IALT Spring Discourse 2018 On Tuesday 24 April 2018 the IALT held its first Spring event in many years when the Spring Discourse took place in the Moot Courtroom of the Sutherland School of Law at University College Dublin. The Chief Justice, Mr Justice Frank Clarke, was in conversation with Miriam O’Callaghan about his life…Read More