He graduated UCC in 2005 with a first-class BCL, and was called to the Bar in 2006 having studied at the Kings Inns. Kieran is currently pursing a PhD in UCC examining the role of risk analysis and preventative measures in child protection. He lectures in Constitutional Law, Jurisprudence and Family Law at Griffith College.
Competitive debating achievements
- Winner: Galway National Law Debates 2003 (Partner: Michelle McCarthy)
- Finalist: National Maidens' Debating Competition 2003
- Semi-Finalist: UCD L&H Vice-Presidents Cup 2003 (Partner: Derek Doyle)
- Adjudicator: World Universities' Debating Championships Singapore 2004