IWLA is delighted to announce our return to in-person events with our first in person event since our 2019 Gala. We have decided to turn International Women’s Day into International Women’s Week at IWLA and we are hosting our celebration at 6.30pm in the Lecture Theatre, Law Society of Ireland on 9th March 2022.
Come and join us at our first in person event since the 2019 IWLA Gala where we will host a wine reception and hear from barrister and historian, Ruth Cannon BL on the history of women in the Four Courts.
All proceeds from this event will go to the Red Cross in Ukraine.
Presenting ‘Fair, Feared and ‘Finished at Forty’: Women and the Four Courts, 1796-2000′, we are honoured to have Ruth Cannon BL as our keynote speaker.
About Ruth Cannon BL
Ruth Cannon BL completed an LLB at Trinity College Dublin, and holds a Bachelor of Civil Law from Oxford and is widely pubished including-
-Ireland” in Mason (ed), Electronic Evidence: Disclosure, Discoverability and Admissibilty, (London, Butterworths Lexis-Nexis, 3rd ed., 2012)
-Irish Property Law Statutes Annotated (Dublin, Round Hall, 2012) [co-author]
-Land Law, Dublin, Round Hall, 2nd ed., 2011 [sole author]
-“Ireland” in Mason (ed), Electronic Evidence: Disclosure, Discoverability and Admissibilty, (London, Butterworths Lexis-Nexis, 3rd ed., 2012)
She is a Dublin based barrister specializing in property and probate law practicing since 1999 in addition to lecturing at TUD.
Ruth has always been intrigued by the fascinating history of the Four Courts in which she works. Ruth’s collection of old newspaper stories and historical images of the courts is available to view on her blog www.storiesofthecourcourts.com and she also shares these stories on Linkedin.
For a flavour of Ruths unique perspective on the history of women in law and the courts you can check out the attached podcast-
Sign up for the event today here https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/fair-feared-and-finished-at-forty-women-and-the-four-courts-1796-2000-tickets-288032371577?ref=estw