Lorraine Lally is from Galway.
Lorraine is a member of the bar of Ireland and is a practising barrister with 12 years experience working with clients across all areas of law. With a particular interest in family law, immigration law, human rights law and other areas of civil litigation.
She is a qualified mediator and an active member of the National Register for Mediators which is charity seeking to promote mediation and conflict resolution in society including a schools programme for transition year students.
As a member of the Order of Malta Ambulance Corps she has extensive experience of working with volunteers. Lorraine has a passion for youth work and advocacy for young people.
Lorraine is currently the vice chair of the Galway Disability Forum as part of the Galway County Public Participation Network. She is involved in Advocacy campaigns for the National Women's Council of Ireland, Disability Federation of Ireland, the Neurological Alliance of Ireland and Epilepsy Ireland. Volunteer legal advisor with the Community Law and Mediation Centre in Coolock and Limerick in person and online since the pandemic.
As a member of the the International Bureau of Epilepsy Lorraine is the co-chair of the International Youth Team with members from all over the world.
Lorraine is an independent member of the Board appointed through public recruitment and is currently the chairperson of the safe guarding subcommittee.