Ruth O'Flaherty briefly discusses the provision of library and research services in the Office of the Attorney General.
(Online publication September 08 2011)
Ruth O'Flaherty studied History and Classics at undergraduate level and Classics at postgraduate level in University College Galway. She was awarded her Masters in Library and Information Studies (MLIS) in 1995 from University College Dublin. She has worked in both the private and public sectors as an information professional. She joined the Office of the Attorney General in 2002 as Research Librarian. She has occupied her current role as Legal Information Manager with responsibility for the provision of library and research services since 2006.
There follows a series of shorter articles relating to the work of libraries within the Irish Government.
The libraries that are covered in this section work for the following institutions:
The Office of the Attorney General
The Chief State Solicitor's Office
The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions
The Legal Aid Board
The Judges' Library
The Law Reform Commission
1 The Law Officers of the State are the Attorney General and the Director of Public Prosecutions. For a detailed history of the Law Officers see Casey, J, The Irish Law Officers: Roles and responsibilities of the Attorney General and the Director of Public Prosecutions, Roundhall, 1996.