Dr Áine Ryall

Dr Áine Ryall is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Law, University College Cork.  A qualified barrister (called to the Irish Bar in 1995), she is a member of the Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee, the Royal Irish Academy Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee and the Avosetta Group of Experts on EU Environmental Law.  Her research focuses in particular on environmental assessment, access to justice, environmental law enforcement, implementation of the Aarhus Convention and climate law and policy.  She was a member of the Environmental Protection Agency Review Group which reported in May 2011 and, more recently, served as Vice Chair of the An Bord Pleanála Review Group which reported in February 2016.  She is a member of the board of the Irish Centre for European Law.