The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Irish Centre for European Law (ICEL) are delighted to announce a joint conference on the theme Environmental Law Enforcement: Emerging Challenges 2019.

The conference will take place on Monday, 25 November 2019 in the Dublin Dispute Resolution Centre, Distillery Building, 145-151 Church Street from 9.30am to 5pm.

Convened by Dr Tom Ryan (EPA) and Dr Áine Ryall (ICEL), the conference will consider a number of themes including: Protecting the Natural Environment; the Role of Law in Climate Action; Emerging Issues in Environmental Law Research; and Waste Law Enforcement.

The contributors include:

The Hon Mr Justice Frank Clarke, Chief Justice; Laura Burke, Director General EPA; Dr John Temple Lang; Margaret Gray SC, QC; Prof Mark Poustie, UCC; the Hon Ms Justice Mary Laffoy; Gillian Lobo, ClientEarth; Dr Andrew Jackson, UCD; Mark Griffin, Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment; Alison Fanagan, A&L Goodbody; Tom Flynn BL; and PhD candidates Laurie O’Keefe (UCC), Sarah Enright (UCC), and Edwin Alblas.

The conference programme is available here:


Tickets for the event may be purchased here:

There are 5.5 CPD Points (Barristers) 3.5 General & 2 Management CPD Points (Solicitors) available for this event