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Rónán Kennedy

  • Lecturer in Law
  • National University of Ireland Galway
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Professional experience

Lecturer in Law

National University of Ireland, Galway

September 2006 - Present



New York University

August 2004 - May 2005(9 months)


King's Inns

October 2001 - May 2003(2 years)


National University of Ireland, Galway

September 1995 - May 1997(2 years)

H. Dip. Sys. Anal.

University College Galway

September 1992 - August 1993(a year)


University College Galway

September 1990 - May 1992(2 years)


Rónán Kennedy holds a degree in commerce and a higher diploma in systems analysis from University College Galway, an LL.B. with first class honours from the National University of Ireland, Galway and an LL.M. from New York University. He also studied for the degree of Barrister-at-Law in the King’s Inns and was called to the Bar of Ireland in 2003. He worked as a programmer, systems analyst and network administrator from 1993 to 2000. He was Executive Legal Officer to the Chief Justice of Ireland, Mr. Justice Ronan Keane, from 2000 to 2004. During this time, he was editor of “The Supreme Court of Ireland: A History”, first editor of the Judicial Studies Institute Journal from 2001 to 2003, and was involved in a number of initiatives to expand the use of information technology in the courts. Before coming to the Law Faculty in NUI, Galway, he taught environmental law and public international law in the University of Limerick. He is the co-ordinator of the new LL.M. in Law, Technology and Governance and was Associate Head for Development and Promotion for the Law School from April 2009 to April 2010. His research focuses on the relationship between information and communications technology and environmental regulation.

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