‘If you turn on television, invariably it’s men’s rugby, men’s football, men’s darts, men’s racing, men’s men’s men’s men’s,’ The Big Interview: Maura McNally, senior counsel
Maura McNally, senior counsel and chair of the Bar Council, was named Irish woman lawyer of the year in 2020 – and her resilience and good humour has won her fans among her devils, as surely as it helped her break barriers herself
Name and role: Maura McNally, senior counsel, chair of the Bar Council
Lives: Clontarf, but originally from Dromod, Co Leitrim
Family: married to Rebecca; they have been together for 20 years
My working day: “My normal working day, when in court, commences at around 8am, when I attend the office just to refresh my knowledge of the brief and to run over matters, and prepare (again) for the trial. I will ...