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Friday 8 November 2013
Royal Irish Academy, 19 Dawson Street, Dublin 2

In conjunction with


Anne Brosnan, Chief Prosecutor, Environment Agency, England (Slides)
Laura Burke, Director General of the Environmental Protection Agency
Lorna Dempsey, Head of Legal Services, Environmetnal Protection Agency (Slides)
Mrs Justice Fidelma Macken, Retired Judge of the Supreme Court and CJEU
Lars Magnusson, Senior Prosecutor, National Environmental Crimes Unit, Sweden (Slides)
Dr Niamh Maguire, Lecturer in Law, Waterford Institute of Technology (Slides)
Peter Mullan, Chief Prosecution Solicitor, Office of the DPP
Judge Aindrias Ó Caoimh, Judge of the Court of Justice of the EU, Luxembourg (Slides)
Micheál Ó Cinnéide, Director of the Office of Communications and Corporate Services, EPA
Colm Ó hOisín SC, Law Library, Dublin (Slides)
Gerard O'Leary, Director of the Office of Environmental Enforcement, EPA
David Walsh, Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government (Slides)
Alice Whittaker, Partner, Philip Lee Solicitors (Slides)

Topics Include:

Update on Recent Environmental Cases before the Irish Courts
Experience of Implementing EU Environmental Legislation in Ireland
Challenges in Implementing the Industrial Emissions Directive
Making the Polluter Pay - Civil and Criminal Cases
Recovering the Proceeds of Environmental Crime
The Role of Prosecution Networks (Internationally and in Ireland)
Judicial Role - A View from the Court of Justice


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