Minister for Justice Helen McEntee is to join NUI Galway’s Student Law Society to mark International Women’s Day on 8 March.
The society has been marking its 100th anniversary this week, with guests including the Chief Justice Frank Clarke addressing students as part of a series of webinar events.
Monday’s event, which starts at 5pm, will mark the contribution of guests to the legal profession and the law-enforcement sector in Ireland. The theme is: Women in Leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world.
Among the other guests are the Law Society’s immediate past-president Michele O'Boyle, chair of the Bar of Ireland Maura McNally SC, and deputy commissioner of an Garda Síochána Anne Marie McMahon.
The event will be moderated by Ursula Connolly, lecturer above the Bar at NUI Galway.