Research Profile

Eimear Moroney


Dr Eimear Moroney presently lectures Law of Evidence. Eimear is a graduate of University College Cork, achieving First Class Honours in both BCL and LLM (Criminal Justice) degrees. In 2019, she successfully defended her PhD, entitled “Science, Law and the Administration of Justice in Irish Criminal Process: Expectations, Role and Disconnect”. Eimear was awarded a Law Graduate School Fellowship, the President James Slattery Medal and Prize in Law and a Faculty of Law PhD Scholarship, before receiving an Irish Research Council Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship to fund her doctoral studies. Upon completion, she worked as a postdoctoral researcher engaging in a project which examines the Law of Evidence in Ireland.     
Concurrent with her doctoral research, Eimear has both tutored and lectured in the Law of Property, whilst through her employment as a Research Assistant, Eimear's research horizons have expanded to encompass Property Law, Equity & Trusts and Narrative Theory. 

Research Interests

Research Interests: Criminal Justice, Criminal Law, Evidence, Law and Society, Law relating to Prostitution and Sex Trafficking.

Additionally, stemming from her work both as a Research Assistant and lecturing/tutoring, Eimear takes an academic interest in recent developments and the inherent complexities surrounding the Law of Property and Equity & Trusts.

Professional Activities

Honours and Awards

 YearTitleAwarding Body
2013Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Irish Research Council
2013Faculty of Law PhD Scholarship Faculty of Law, UCC
2013Slattery Medal and Prize in Law Faculty of Law, UCC
2012Law Graduate School Fellowship Faculty of Law, UCC
2008Undergraduate College Scholarship UCC
2007College Scholar UCC


 CommitteeFunctionFrom / To
9th Annual CCJHR PhD Symposium Committee Member2015 / 2015
9th Annual North South Criminology Conference, incorporating the 7th Annual Centre for Criminal Justice and Human Rights Postgraduate Conference 2013 Organising Committee Comittee Member2013 /


2013UCC LLMLLM (Criminal Justice)
2009UCC BCL - UCCLaw

Teaching Activities

Teaching Interests

Eimear is presently lecturing Law of Evidence. Eimear commenced tutoring Law of Property modules in 2013, additionally delivering lectures during the 2015-2016 academic term. 

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