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The Irish judge on the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has recused himself from a case concerning legislation he debated in his former role as a Fine Gael senator after it was brought to his attention by a newspaper. The Supreme Court referred an appeal by convicted murderer Graham Dwyer to the Euro

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Ireland has been fined over €15 million and is continuing to accrue daily fines of €15,000 for failing to comply with a European court order linked to a wind farm development. The Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) imposed pecuniary penalties on Ireland in N

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Irish judge Anthony Collins has been appointed as an Advocate-General of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU). Judge Collins was nominated by the Irish government earlier this summer to fill the vacancy created by its appointment of Advocate-General Gerard Hogan to the Irish Supreme Cou

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Legislation necessary in Ireland for reforms to the European Stability Mechanism has been published. The Finance (European Stability Mechanism and Single Resolution Fund) Bill 2021 forms part of the national ratification procedure for the reforms agreed by the Eurogroup last November.

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An EU directive promoting the use of electric cars by public bodies has been transposed into Irish law. The European Communities (Clean and Energy-Efficient Road Transport Vehicles) (Amendment) Regulations 2021 (S.I. No. 381 of 2021) came into effect on Monday 2 August 2021.

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A public consultation has been launched in Ireland on a new EU proposal to ensure that consumers are protected from unsafe products in a digital age. The European Commission’s proposed Regulation on General Product Safety (GPSR) – which would replace the 20-year-old General Product Safet

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Thousands of Polish judges and prosecutors have signed an appeal urging authorities to follow recent rulings by an EU court to disband the country's disciplinary chamber for judges. At least 3,500 judges and prosecutors signed the appeal after Poland's authorities refused to abide by a ruling of the

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William Fry partner Colette Brady and trainee solicitor Darragh Larkin consider the latest EU case law on user-generated content. The Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has issued its judgment on the liability of internet platforms in the joined cases of YouTube and C

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Supermarkets in the UK have suffered another blow in the battle for equal pay after the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled employees working in stores can compare their roles to colleagues working in distribution centres for the purpose of equal pay. Before the UK left the EU, the C

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Judge Anthony Collins has been nominated for appointment as an Advocate-General of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU). The government's decision in April to nominate Advocate-General Gerard Hogan for appointment to the Supreme Court bench will create a vacancy on the CJEU.

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Experts in international trade and investment, EU external relations and Irish constitutional law will examine the legal and policy issues at stake in Ireland's ratification of the controversial CETA trade deal at an event later this month. The online seminar hosted by Maynooth University Department

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