Founded in 1956

Medico-Legal Society of Ireland

Programme for the 64th Session 2019 - 2020

  • Thursday, September 26, 2019
  • (UTC+01:00)

Thursday, 26th September 2019 @ 7pm

Programme Launch and Presentation followed by a Reception

Kildare Street and University Club

‘Confusion, Capacity, Coercion: The Limits of Human Rights in Mental Health and Capacity’

Professor Brendan Kelly, Professor of Psychiatry TCD and Author


Thursday, 24th October 2019 @ 6pm

Mountjoy Prison, Irish Prison Service, North Circular Road, Dublin 7.

‘Prison Life: Past and Present’

Mr. Edward Mullins, Governor, Mountjoy Prison,

'The Transformative Role of Education in Prison'

Dr. Anne Costelloe, Head Teacher, CDETB Educational Service to the Prisons.

NB : 6pm start to include tour of Prison & Museum.


Wednesday, 27th November 2019 @ 7pm

The Honorable Society of King’s Inns  

‘Murder Triangle – My New Neighbourhood’ 

Professor Anthony Cunningham, Medical Director and 

Acting Director of Clinical Governance, Galway Clinic


December 2019 - No meeting


Thursday, 16th January 2020 @ 7pm

Kildare Street and University Club

‘Mental Health (Criminal Law) Review Board – A Personal Reflection and Panel Discussion

Mr. Justice Iarfhlaith O’Neill, Chairperson, Mental Health (Criminal Law) Review Board

Board Members: Ms. Nora McGarry- Psychotherapist; Dr. Katherine Brown and Dr. Elizabeth Walsh-Consultant Psychiatrists


Saturday, 15th February 2020

Medico-Legal Society Academic Day 2020 

The Honorable Society of King’s Inns 

(Programme to follow)


Thursday, 19th March 2020 @ 7pm

Kildare Street and University Club

‘From Carpet Bombing to Sniper Fire:Genomics to Precision Cancer Care in Children and Adolescents’

Prof.Owen Patrick Smith CBE

Professor of Paediatric and Adolescent Medicine UCDAcademic Lead, Children’s Health Ireland (CHI);

Consultant Paediatric Haematologist, CHI at CrumlinNational Clinical Lead for Children, Adolescent & Young Adult Cancers, NCCP


Saturday, 23rd May 2020 

Annual Maytime Gala Dinner(Black-tie)

Kildare Street and University Club


Thursday, 18th June 2020 

  Annual General Meeting of the Society & CPD Lecture

The Honorable Society of King’s Inns 

‘WardshipA Medico-Legal Perspective’

Ms. Olive Doyle, Partner, Byrne Wallace Solicitors

Lecture@ 6.30pm followed by AGM and Reception  


Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software