Luke is a Fulbright Scholar and Researcher at Harvard Law School and a Ph.D. in Law Candidate and Irish Research Council Government of Ireland Scholar at Trinity College Dublin. Luke holds a First – Class Honours LL.B. with a Gold Medal from Trinity College Dublin and a BCL Master’s Degree in Law with Distinction from the University of Oxford where he graduated as the Honoré Scholar. 

Luke also founded and established the Ireland America Young Professionals Network (IAYPN). IAYPN has grown rapidly and now has 600 members across the United States and Ireland. Luke is the sole founding member of IAYPN which now has a board of 10 individuals all under 40 based between Ireland and the United States.  Membership is free and open to all particularly: young professionals, recent graduates, and students interested in building transatlantic relationships. 

This year Luke was a Legislative Fellow in the Office of Congressman Matt Cartwright on Capitol Hill as part of the Washington Ireland Program. In his role Luke worked on a number of key initiatives to promote the special relationship between Ireland and the United States. 

2024 Irish Echo 40 Under 40 Awards