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#The Law

# the-law - Thursday 27 February, 2020

Opinion: 'We are lucky in Ireland that we have a strong legal system where the rule of law is so firmly defended'
# Justice Week
# Justice Week

Opinion: 'We are lucky in Ireland that we have a strong legal system where the rule of law is so firmly defended'

Feb 27th 2020, 7:00 PM 22,859 Views 94 Comments

Two young barristers, Róisín Cottrell and Ben Clarke, discuss the reasons they chose their profession.

# the-law - Thursday 17 May, 2018

How do Ireland's proposed abortion laws compare with Europe?
# The Law
# The Law

How do Ireland's proposed abortion laws compare with Europe?

May 17th 2018, 12:05 AM 32,870 Views 103 Comments

It has been compared to the UK, but how does it stack up to other countries?

# the-law - Thursday 28 April, 2016

Murphy’s is the most underrated pint in Ireland and needs to be celebrated
# Cork Like
From The Daily Edge
# Cork Like

Murphy’s is the most underrated pint in Ireland and needs to be celebrated

Apr 28th 2016, 2:20 PM 6,995 Views 8 Comments

One, please.

# the-law - Thursday 25 July, 2013

Column: Striking the balance between freedom of speech and the right to a fair trial
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Striking the balance between freedom of speech and the right to a fair trial

Jul 25th 2013, 7:00 AM 573 Views 11 Comments

Public interest, freedom of speech and the right to a fair trial: all these factors form a carefully-balanced relationship between the media and criminal justice system. But just how clear-cut is the law? asks Fergal Crehan.

# the-law - Thursday 26 January, 2012

Cabinet approves plans to scrap up to 3,000 old and obsolete laws
# Law And Order
# Law And Order

Cabinet approves plans to scrap up to 3,000 old and obsolete laws

Jan 26th 2012, 1:46 PM 5,314 Views 32 Comments

A Bill being prepared by Brendan Howlin will repeal thousands of obsolete laws which were passed before Irish independence.

# the-law - Wednesday 11 January, 2012

26 bills - but no referendums - on government's list of Spring bills
# The Law
# The Law

26 bills - but no referendums - on government's list of Spring bills

Jan 11th 2012, 5:51 PM 2,277 Views 20 Comments

The government’s draft agenda for the Dáil’s spring term includes 26 bills to be published, and another 25 currently in draft.