Claire Loftus, the Director of Public Prosecutions

Up until very recently, almost the entire Irish justice and law enforcement structure was headed up by women. Susan Denham, Nóirín O’Sullivan, Máire (...)

A recent study suggested that it was more difficult for women to break into certain areas of the legal profession, such as criminal, commercial and constitutional law. Photograph: Getty Images

Results of a recent survey by the Bar of Ireland highlighting the issue of sexism in the profession have met with a mixed response by female Barrister(...)