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


Call for Papers published

The Call for Papers for the Annual Conference, to be held in Athlone on the 23-25 November, 2018 has been published. Details for the conference, including the call for papers and payment options are available here. We welcome submissions on all aspects of law and legal teaching. 

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2018 Spring Discourse

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…

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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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We’ve launched our new site!

Welcome to the new IALT website.    

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