Blogs



Irish Legal Heritage: Blasphemy law in Ireland

Under Article 40.6.1(i) of the Constitution of Ireland, the ‘publication or utterance of blasp ...

Published 19 October 2018

Professor Colin Harvey: Human rights in Northern Ireland under the spotlight as Brexit approaches

Professor Colin Harvey, professor of human rights law at QUB School of Law, writes on the impact t ...

Published 18 October 2018

Blog: Does bad behaviour in a marriage result in a larger award to the spouse?

Clare Curran, partner and head of the matrimonial department at Worthingtons Solicitors in Belfast ...

Published 16 October 2018

Dr Brian Barry: Why the process of appointing judges really matters

Dr Brian Barry, lecturer at DIT School of Law, writes on the importance of an appointments process ...

Published 15 October 2018

Irish Legal Heritage: One Man, One Vote

The Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association (NICRA) was established in 1967, and one of its main ...

Published 12 October 2018

Irish Legal Heritage: The Case of Tanistry

On 4 April 1603, the Treaty of Mellifont officially finalised the Tudor conquest of Ireland, howev ...

Published 5 October 2018

Tobias Lock: MPs bid for right to stop Brexit will likely succeed

Andy Wightman and others asked the Court of Session to make a judgment that Article 50 can be re ...

Published 1 October 2018

Irish Legal Heritage: Well-heeled articulate women

In Murphy v Attorney General [1982] IR 241, a married couple challenged the constitutionality of s ...

Published 28 September 2018

Celia Worthington: Are your terms certain?

Celia Worthington, consultant at Worthington Solicitors in Belfast, writes on a recent case in the ...

Published 25 September 2018

Irish Legal Heritage: Marital Rape

Marital rape only became a crime under section 5 of the Criminal Law (Rape) (Amendment) Act 19 ...

Published 21 September 2018

Richard Grogan on employment law: Transfer of Undertaking Regulations are a trap for the unwary

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates writes on regulations t ...

Published 20 September 2018

Bryan McCarthy and Sarah Slevin: Social media wars and the Digital Safety Commissioner Bill

Partner Bryan McCarthy and solicitor Sarah Slevin at Ronan Daly Jermyn write on proposals for grea ...

Published 18 September 2018

Ron Moscona: Long way ahead for Copyright Directive

This week the EU Parliament adopted a new revised draft of the Directive on Copyright in the Digit ...

Published 17 September 2018

Irish Legal Heritage: Ireland v United Kingdom

Between the 9th and 10th of August 1971, the British Army initiated ‘Operation Demetrius&rsq ...

Published 17 September 2018

Richard Grogan on employment law: Time limits to lodge an appeal to the Labour Court

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates briefly recaps a recent ...

Published 14 September 2018