Law Research Centre

Research Students

Research Students


Current PhD and Research LLM candidates:


  • Arlow, Jonathan: “The libertarian Account of Freedom and the Extent of its Iinfluence on Right-Wing Political Parties in Europe”

    Supervisors: Tom Hickey and Eoin O’Malley


  • Boran, Lorraine: "Neuroscientific Expert Evidence in the Irish Courts: Comparative Empirical and Theoretical Analyses of the use of Neuroscience in Civil and Criminal Trials"

    Supervisor: Yvonne Daly.     Find out more about Lorraine's work here.


  • Craven-Barry, Clare: "Is the current exercise of the inherent jurisdiction of the High Court compatible with and capable of vindicating children's rights?"

    Supervisors: Brenda Daly and Adam McAuley


  • Davy Lalor, 'Remedial judicial discretion in constitutional review'

         Supervisor: Tom Hickey


  • Forbes, James: "The Social Model of Disability and Republican Theory of Non- Domination."

    Supervisors: AIsling de Paor and Tom Hickey


  • Grippo, Daniele: “The Conflict between the Principle of Mutual Trust and the Protection of Fundamental Rights in the Common European Asylum System”

    Supervisor: Federico Fabbrini


  • Imaeva, Mariat, "Deferring Human Rights? Humanitarian Exhumations and Enforced Disappearances"

    Supervisors: James Gallen and Walt Kilroy


  • Kirst, Niels: "The General Principles of EU Law and the Rule of Law Crisis"

    Supervisor: Federico Fabbrini


  • Mayilyan, Sose: "EU Free Movement of Persons and Social Benefits: The Influence of Socio-Legal and Political Factors"

    Supervisor: Federico Fabbrini


  • McDonald, Maria: “Sentencing for Sexual Violence in International Law”

    Supervisor: Yvonne Daly


  • McDonald, Sarah: “Ensuring Justice in Sexual Offence Trials”

    Supervisor: Yvonne Daly


  • McElhinney, Jolene (Part-time): “Open Disclosure – Justice Behind Closed Doors?”

    Supervisor: Brenda Daly


  • McEvoy, Gearóidín: "Regional or Minority Language Rights in Human Rights Law"

    Supervisors: Vicky Conway and Tanya Ní Mhuirthile


  • Monciunskaite, Beatrice: "Rule of Law Backsliding in Lithuania and Latvia"

    Supervisor: Federico Fabbrini


  • Mooij, Anne Marieke: "The Legitimacy of the European Central Bank Post Euro Crisis"

    Supervisor: Federico Fabbrini


  • Novaes Procopio de Araujo, Virginia: “The Legal Protection for Social Egg Freezing in Europe”

    Supervisors: Brenda Daly and Aisling de Paor


  • Yesil, Havva: "The EU-Turkey Agreement and Syrians’ Deportation From Turkey in light of international refugee law and European human rights law"

        Supervisor: Federico Fabbrini