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#Irish Law

# irish-law - Saturday 24 September, 2022

Opinion: Longtermism - what is it and why should we embrace it in legislation?
# Future Generations
# Future Generations

Opinion: Longtermism - what is it and why should we embrace it in legislation?

Sep 24th 2022, 8:00 PM 10,593 Views 12 Comments

Marc Ó Cathasaigh of the Green Party says legislators should always consider future generations.

# irish-law - Thursday 7 April, 2022

Defence lawyer: Rates of payment are miserable compared to the time, work and skill required
# Barrister Protest
# Barrister Protest

Defence lawyer: Rates of payment are miserable compared to the time, work and skill required

Apr 7th 2022, 9:19 AM 28,514 Views 27 Comments

Darren Lalor is leading the campaign for better legal aid rates for barristers defending criminal cases in the District Court.

# irish-law - Thursday 1 April, 2021

Opinion: 'In legal terms, there is no prohibition on attending or organising religious services'
# Irish Law
# Irish Law

Opinion: 'In legal terms, there is no prohibition on attending or organising religious services'

Apr 1st 2021, 7:00 AM 21,054 Views 34 Comments

Oran Doyle and David Kenny argue that the State to date has blurred the lines between legal restrictions and advice around Covid.

# irish-law - Monday 20 March, 2017

Judge rules winning gamblers have no legal guarantee of being paid
# Irish Law
# Irish Law

Judge rules winning gamblers have no legal guarantee of being paid

Mar 20th 2017, 1:08 PM 52,568 Views 74 Comments

The judge said, “If you happen to be too lucky while placing a bet or gambling, the person can simply say ‘no you’re not entitled to the money’. That is simply the law in Ireland”.

# irish-law - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Call me a selfish criminal and a murderer if you want, but having an abortion was right for me
# Opinion
# Opinion

Call me a selfish criminal and a murderer if you want, but having an abortion was right for me

Feb 17th 2016, 5:00 PM 10,222 Views 325 Comments

I made a decision to abort at seven weeks for many reasons, writes an anonymous contributor.

# irish-law - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Save grieving families from 'trial-like' suicide inquests: Console
# Too Much Trauma
# Too Much Trauma

Save grieving families from 'trial-like' suicide inquests: Console

Sep 10th 2014, 11:17 PM 11,105 Views 12 Comments

Suicide-prevention charity says Ireland should look to Scotland to help suffering relatives.

# irish-law - Monday 2 June, 2014

Want to break the law in Ireland? It's easier than you think
# Thou Shalt Not
From The Daily Edge
# Thou Shalt Not

Want to break the law in Ireland? It's easier than you think

Jun 2nd 2014, 9:50 AM 6,418 Views 4 Comments

Lighting up on Grafton Street? THINK AGAIN.

# irish-law - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Dublin and London protests following the death of Savita Halappanavar
# Protest
# Protest

Dublin and London protests following the death of Savita Halappanavar

Nov 14th 2012, 4:13 PM 23,496 Views 127 Comments

The 31-year-old dentist, who was 17 weeks pregnant, died from septicaemia from a miscarriage which lasted more than two days.

# irish-law - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

European Court of Justice to discuss legality of new permanent bailout fund
# ESM
# ESM

European Court of Justice to discuss legality of new permanent bailout fund

Oct 23rd 2012, 7:30 AM 3,170 Views 21 Comments

The ECJ will today discuss whether the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) is legal under existing EU law.

# irish-law - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

Column: Why is the government delaying a law to recognise transgender people?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why is the government delaying a law to recognise transgender people?

Jul 31st 2012, 7:00 AM 134 Views 59 Comments

Ireland is in clear defiance of a High Court judgment that said the law on transgender people has to change, writes Michael Farrell.

# irish-law - Monday 6 February, 2012

Twenty years on: a timeline of the X case
# Irish Law
# Irish Law

Twenty years on: a timeline of the X case

Feb 6th 2012, 11:48 AM 69,582 Views 84 Comments

On its 20th anniversary, TheJournal.ie takes a look back at one of the most controversial and closely-followed legal battles in Irish history.