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Watch and Listen: Enforcing European Union Environmental Law 2021 webinar and Latest Communicating European Union Environmental Law Podcast Miniseries

15 Nov 2021

The Centre for Law & the Environment hosted a webinar on Enforcing European Union Environmental Law on 13 October 2021. 

Convened by Professor Áine Ryall, with funding from the Department of Foreign Affairs Communicating Europe Initiative, the webinar attracted over 150 participants. 

A range of themes were examined during the event including: an EU Commission perspective on implementation challenges; recent developments as regards public participation obligations and recent developments in nature protection law. 

Ms Justice Marie Baker, Supreme Court, Adjunct Professor School of Law, chaired the webinar.  

Recordings of the webinar, along with the contributors’ presentations, are now available to view below:



Irish Implementation Challenges – a view from Brussels - Sibylle Grohs, Team Leader, Enforcement Unit, DG ENV, European Commission: 

Download the slideset: Sibylle Grohs


Developments in Nature Conservation - Suzanne Murray SC, Law Library: 

Download the slideset: Suzanne Murray SC


Public participation in Environmental Law – Some recent developments - Tom Flynn SC, Law Library: 

Download the slideset: Tom Flynn SC


Listen Now: Podcast Series

We are delighted to also share a new podcast miniseries on the theme of Communicating European Union Environmental Law.

Episode One: Communicating EU Environmental Law: Some Insights from the European Parliament with Grace O’Sullivan, Green Party MEP for Ireland South 


Episode Two: Communicating EU Environmental Law: Some Insights from Practice with Joe Noonan, Noonan Linehan Carroll Coffey 


Episode Three: Communicating EU Environmental Law: Insights on the Right of Access to Environmental Information with Fred Logue, Principal of FP Logue Solicitors 


The Centre for Law and the Environment and the UCC School of Law acknowledge the support of the Department of Foreign Affairs Communicating Europe Initiative 2021


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