Council members

The affairs of the Association are managed by a Council, consisting of a President, a Treasurer, a Secretary, a Membership Secretary and a number of Ordinary Members.

The current Council 2017-18 consists of:


Dr Mark Coen, University College Dublin


Dr Noel McGrath , University College Dublin


Dr Deirdre McGowan, Dublin Institute of Technology

Membership Secretary:

Dr Catherine O’Sullivan, University College Cork

Ordinary Members:

Dr Patricia Brazil, Trinity College Dublin

Dr Stephen Brittain, Griffith College

Hope Davidson, University of Limerick

Dr John Lombard, University of Limerick

Dr Claire Hamilton,  Maynooth University

Dr Conor Hanly,  NUI, Galway

Dr Jennifer Kavanagh, Waterford Institute of Technology

Dr Louise Kennefick, Maynooth University

Dr Lynn Ramsey, Letterkenny Institute of Technology

Dr John Stannard, Queens University Belfast

Elaine Walsh Athlone Institute of Technology

Dr Stephen Coutts Dublin City University

Dr Esther McGuinness, Ulster University


2017 Annual Conference Photos

The 2017 Conference Programme and selected photos are now online for the 2017 Annual Conference in Dunboyne Castle.

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New Council Elected

Following the general meeting at the 2017 Annual Conference in Dunboyne a new council for the association was selected, with Dr Mark Coen of the Sutherland School of Law, University College, Dublin as President. For a full list of council members, including institutional representatives, click here.

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Annual Conference Venue Announced

The Irish Association of Law Teachers is delighted to announce that the IALT Conference 2017 will take place at Dunboyne Castle Hotel and Spa, Co. Meath from Friday 24th to Sunday 26th of November 2017. As usual, the conference will have a strong academic tone, with a series of keynote and plenary sessions, alongside parallel…

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We’ve launched our new site!

Welcome to the new IALT website.    

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