Human Rights in a Time of Change: Perspectives from Ireland and from Strasbourg


Registration is now open for a public conference chaired by Chief Justice Mr Justice Donal O’Donnell on Friday 21 October.

DCU campus

Speakers and content

The conference is taking place to mark the visit of the President and members of the ECtHR to Dublin for a judicial programme during Ireland’s Presidency of the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers. It will examine and discuss human rights from the perspective of the Irish courts and the ECtHR. Speakers will include:

  • Mr Justice Donal O'Donnell, Chief Justice of Ireland

  • Professor Daire Keogh, President of DCU (chair)

  • Judge Robert Spano, President of the ECtHR

  • Ms Justice Iseult O'Malley, Irish Supreme Court judge

  • Judge Síofra O'Leary, Vice-President of the ECtHR

  • Professor Colm O'Cinneide, Professor of Constitutional Rights/Human Rights at UCL

Event details

  • Date and time: Friday 21 October, 9am to 1pm

  • Location: Seamus Heaney Lecture Theatre, St. Patrick's Campus, DCU, Drumcondra Road Upper, Dublin 9

  • Registration: book online