Mitchelstown native appointed to UN role

A Mitchelstown woman has been appointed to a major United Nations role dealing with the global fight against people trafficking. 

Professor Siobhan Mullally, who went to school at the Presentation Convent, has been a leading international expert on human rights law. 

She is currently director of the Irish Centre for Human Rights at NUI Galway. 

She previously worked for a number of years on the Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action Against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA).

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