Burren Law School - Programme
The Burren Law School 2014
Twenty-First Century Justice ?
Robert Fisk; Dr Fatima Hamroush (Minister for Health, Libya, 2011-12); European Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly; Professor Richard Susskind of Oxford University; Judge Nicholas Kearns, President of the High Court; Liam Herrick of the Irish Penal Reform Trust; Pat Leahy of the Sunday Business Post; Professor Donnchadh Ó Corráin; Donal Ryan, Booker-nominated author; Kenneth W. Nicholls, Historian and author.
Friday May 2nd to Sunday May 4th 2014
Friday 2nd May
7.15pm - Registration and Reception
8.00pm - Official Launch of the 2014 Burren Law School
8.15pm - Opening Session : Donal Ryan, Novelist
Saturday 3rd May
7.30am - Michael Greene's Morning Walk
9.30am - Professor Donnchadh Ó Corráin, UCC
10.15am - Emily O'Reilly, European Ombudsman
11.00am - Coffee Break
11.30am - Session 1 : Justice Across Borders
Robert Fisk, Journalist & Author
Dr. Fatima Hamroush, Former Minister for Health Libya (2011-12)
1.00pm - Lunch Break
1.45pm - Session 2A : Systems of Justice
Prof. Richard Susskind, Legal Author & Philosopher
"The 21st Century Lawyer"
2.45pm - Session 2B: Systems of Justice
Bill Prasifka, Financial Services Ombudsman
"The Role of the Ombudsman and Alternative Dispute Resolution in Ireland"
8,30pm - Conference Dinner
Sunday 4th May
10.00am - Justice Nicholas Kearns, President of the High Court
"Appointments to the Court of Appeal: A Balancing Exercise"
10.45am - Coffee Break
11.15am - Kenneth W. Nicholls
11.45am - Session 3 : Access to Justice
Pat Leahy, Journalist, Sunday Business Post
"Did I Just Miss the Democratic Revolution?"
Dr. Mary Rogan, DIT, Chairperson Irish Penal Reform Trust
"Access to Justice and the Rule of Law in Prisons"
12.45pm - Concluding Remarks
3.00pm - Field Trip
Led by Brendan Dunford
Burren College of Art 20th celebration year 2014
Senator Ivana Bacik, Paddy Brennan, Maura Butler, Mary Hawkes-Greene,
Martin Hawkes, Kieran McGrath, Aengus Ó Corráin, Peter Ward.