2018 Cork Conference Documents and Recordings

Documents and recordings from our 2018 conference in Cork are available at



Ms Freda McKittrick, Head of Barnardos Guardian ad Litem Service: ‘Catching or Falling? The experience of working with children in the Mental Health and Child Care Systems’: Slides Video  

Ms Katharine Kelleher, Partner, Comyn Kelleher Tobin, Solicitors, Cork: ‘Section 25 Mental Health Act 2001 in practice from a legal perspective’: Slides Video  

Dr Anne Jeffers, Consultant Psychiatrist: ‘Learning from the Patient: Experience with the College of Psychiatrists of Ireland REFOCUS Group’: Slides Video  

Dr Lisa Butterly, Historian: ‘A Jury of My Peers’: Video  

Ms Patricia Hickey, General Solicitor for Minors and Wards of Court: Introductory Remarks   

Mr Michael Lynn, Senior Counsel: ‘Recent Developments in Mental Health Law’: Slides  

Ms Brid Breathnach, Deputy Official Solicitor and Senior Civil Litigation Lawyer, Office of the Official Solicitor, London: ‘Serious medical treatment applications in the Court of Protection in England and Wales - a practitioner's perspective’: Slides Video  

Ms Áine Hynes, Partner, St. John Solicitors, Dublin: ‘Dealing with Capacity Issues in Practice - Recent Developments’: Slides Video