The School of Law hosted a Community Law Programme in conjunction with the UL Access Office. The course ran for five Fridays from 10-12 beginning on the 27th of February and ending on the 27th of March. The seminars consisted of a theoretical discussion with two of the seminars being followed by a practical discussion. The Community Law Programme was a resounding success and on the 27th of March the participants were presented with their certificates.
The speakers and topics were as follows: Laura Donnellan (Community Access Liaison): Introduction to the EU; Dr Laura Cahillane, An Introduction to the Irish Constitution; Dr Kathryn O’Sullivan, Succession Law; Professor Shane Kilcommins: Rights of the Victims of Crime; Dr. Susan Leahy: The Rights of Cohabitants; Dr. Connie Healy: Children and Family Law and Carolanne Lynch: Cyberbullying. Collette Hannon, Barrister, Community Law and Mediation Limerick delivered a talk on Employment Law. Caroline Keane, Solicitor with Limerick Community Law and Mediation Centre spoke about Social Media and Legal Issues.
Donal O’Leary from the Access Office organised the venue, the transport, advertised the course and coordinated the participants. Thank you to all those involved.