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Members: 04 December 2014

Catherine McGuinness Fellowship on Children’s Rights and Child Law

The prestigious one–year fellowship programme will provide an opportunity for newly–qualified barristers to work as part of the Children’s Rights Alliance Legal and Policy Team for a one–year period. More information on the Fellowship can be found on their website here. The Fellowship is supported by the Bar Council of Ireland and the Family Lawyers Association. If you would like to make a donation to the programme no matter how small please contact Patricia Hoey, Office and Finance Manager on 01 662 9400 or by email Any donations you would like to make will go directly to providing a stipend for the fellow.

If you would like to be placed on their mailing list to receive updates on the work of the Children’s Rights Alliance please contact Julie Ahern, Membership Development Officer on 01 6629400 or by email

Judge Catherine McGuinness will be interviewed on the Miriam O Callaghan Show this coming Sunday 7 December on RTE Radio 1. Also, please find here a link to an interview with Dearbhail McDonald that was aired on Newstalk on the Pat Kenny Show.