Faculty of Law
He has a background in information technology and information systems, including spending much of the 1990s working in the industry as a programmer, analyst and webmaster. His involvement in environmental protection include establishing the Ecology Society in what was then University College Galway as an undergraduate, and his membership of the Cloughjordan Ecovillage, including a period as chair of its board of directors. In 2016, he was appointed to the Advisory Committee of the Environmental Protection Agency on the nomination of the Irish Environmental Law Association.
Rónán Kennedy researches and teaches environmental law, information technology law, and the intersections between these.