Blogs



Dr Susan Leahy: Time to reconsider whether Irish law protects complainants in rape trials

Law lecturer Dr Susan Leahy, co-author of Sexual Offending in Ireland: Laws, Procedures and Punish ...

Published 20 November 2018

Irish Legal Heritage: Typhoid Mary

Last week marked 80 years since the death of Mary Mallon, who, after over 26 years of imprisonment ...

Published 16 November 2018

Patrick Walshe: Social media to be next big legal minefield for firms

Patrick Walshe, partner in the employment and pensions group at Dublin firm Philip Lee, writes on ...

Published 15 November 2018

Elaine Motion: Brexit case highlights how language matters in both law and politics

Elaine Motion, executive chairman at Scottish law firm Balfour+Manson, writes on the significance ...

Published 12 November 2018

Irish Legal Heritage: The Ballot Act of 1872

The secret ballot was introduced in Britain and Ireland in July 1972 by the Ballot Act of 1872, wi ...

Published 9 November 2018

Peter Groarke: Finding a balance in introducing legislation

Peter Groarke, associate solicitor in the healthcare team at Ronan Daly Jermyn, writes on the legi ...

Published 8 November 2018

Dr Vincent Power: Brexit deal will only be the start of the process

Dr Vincent Power, head of the EU, competition and procurement group at A&L Goodbody, considers ...

Published 6 November 2018

Richard Grogan: What does the law say about holding disciplinary hearings?

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates writes on a recent High ...

Published 5 November 2018

Irish Legal Heritage: Pitchcapping

During the United Irishman Rebellion of 1798, one of the forms of torture used by the British on s ...

Published 2 November 2018

Niamh Magee: Could watchdogs crack down on social media endorsements? #spon #af #ad

Niamh Magee, associate in the corporate team at Carson McDowell, writes on a new investigation int ...

Published 1 November 2018

Matthew Scott: ECtHR blasphemy law judgment is dreadful

The BarristerBlogger, Matthew Scott, takes a comprehensive look at the European Court of Huma ...

Published 31 October 2018

Alan Desmond: Regularisation needed to protect undocumented migrants from exploitation

Alan Desmond, lecturer at Leicester Law School, sets out the legal context to two recent high-prof ...

Published 30 October 2018

Irish Legal Heritage: President Ó’Dálaigh’s resignation

With the sudden passing of Erskine Childers in November 1974, Cearbhall Ó'Dálaigh was ...

Published 26 October 2018

Donal Dunne: When are witness statements no longer privileged?

Donal Dunne, associate in the dispute resolution team at Eugene F. Collins, writes on a recent Hig ...

Published 25 October 2018

Richard Grogan: Can a union official give legal advice?

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates writes on a recent case ...

Published 24 October 2018