DCU Governing Authority

Prof. Yvonne Daly Biography

Professor Yvonne Daly has lectured Criminal law and the Law of Evidence at DCU since joining the university in 2006. Her research is focused on effective criminal defence, and she has a specific interest in police powers and suspect rights in the investigative stage of the criminal process. She has published widely on these issues, been the Irish PI on related EU-funded projects, and developed and delivered training for criminal defence solicitors on the basis of her research. She has also published academic articles and an edited collection on legal education. In 2021 she was awarded a "Teaching Hero" award from the National Forum for Teaching & Learning, in conjunction with the USI.

Yvonne has wide-ranging university administration experience, having been a programme chair, subject leader for law, research convenor, marketing officer, and having sat on the University's Appeal Board