Orla Kelleher is an Irish Research Council Government of Ireland postgraduate scholar and Ph.D. candidate at the Sutherland School of Law, University College Dublin, Ireland. Orla is a graduate of University College Cork (BCL Law and French), the College of Europe, Bruges (LL.M.), the King’s Inns (BL.)
AREAS OF INTEREST
Her doctoral research examines the impact of climate change on legal reasoning in systemic rights-based climate change litigation in European countries.
- Orla Kelleher, “The revival of the unenumerated rights doctrine: a right to an environment and its implications for future climate change litigation in Ireland” (2018) 25(3) IPELJ 97.
- Orla Kelleher, “A Reflection on Climate Justice in Ireland” Jesuit Centre of Faith and Justice Working Notes (June 2020) https://www.jcfj.ie/article/a-reflection-on-the-experience-of-climate-justice-in-ireland/
- Orla Kelleher, The Supreme Court of Ireland’s decision in Friends of the Irish Environment v Government of Ireland (“Climate Case Ireland”) (EJIL: Talk, September 2020) https://www.ejiltalk.org/the-supreme-court-of-irelands-decision-in-friends-of-the-irish-environment-v-government-of-ireland-climate-case-ireland/
- Orla Kelleher, “A critical appraisal of Friends of the Irish Environment CLG -v -The Government of Ireland” (2020) RECIEL.
- Orla Kelleher, “The role of judges in systemic climate litigation: a comparative analysis of Ireland and the Netherlands” (2021 fc) Journal of Comparative Law.
- Clodagh Daly and Orla Kelleher, “Ireland’s 2050 climate target: too little, too late” (The Green News, November 2020) https://greennews.ie/irl-2050-climate-target-too-little-too-late/
- Clodagh Daly, Orla Kelleher and Andrew Jackson, “Proposed Climate Bill is not good enough- we need clear and binding commitments” (The Irish Independent, 7 December 2020). https://www.friendsoftheirishenvironment.org/news-archive/17914-proposed-climate-bill-is-not-good-enough-we-need-clear-and-binding-commitments