Mr Seán Ó Conaill BCL LLM
Dámh An Dlí / Faculty of Law
Coláiste Na Hollscoile Corcaigh / University College Cork
Corcaigh / Cork
Seán Ó Conaill (Law and Irish Lecturer) is a graduate of UCC (BCL Law and Irish 2005, LLM Criminal Justice 2006). Seán joined the Faculty in late 2008 having previously lectured at Cardiff University. He has been undertaking PhD research funded by the Department of Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs into the use of the Irish language in the legal system. His research interests are in the areas of Constitutional Law, the Law of Sport (which involves ongoing consultancy with various sporting bodies in Ireland), Minority Language Rights and Language Law generally. He has a particular interest in the everyday use of Irish in the criminal justice system. He has delivered papers in Ireland, the UK and across Europe and regularly contributes to Irish language media. Cuireann Seán fáilte roimh theagmháil as Gaeilge.