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The Health Pass in French Legislation

Dr Benedicte Sage Fuller   President Macron made a forceful declaration to the Nation on 12th of July 2021 concerning the Covid 19 vaccination programme. His declared goal was made clear: to push forward Covid 19 vaccination to the entire … Continue reading

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Covid-19 Restrictions and Religious Freedom in France

Dr Bénédicte Sage-Fuller, School of Law, UCC On 29th March 2021, the French highest administrative court, Conseil d’État, ruled that the curfew restrictions did not constitute a grave and manifestly illegal breach of the freedom of worship, even during the … Continue reading

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The Constitutionality of Mandatory Hotel Quarantine

Professor Conor O’Mahony Yesterday, during Leaders’ Questions in the Dáil, the leader of the opposition Mary Lou McDonald suggested to the Taoiseach that “not alone is it necessary to have a system of mandatory hotel quarantine, but it is also the … Continue reading

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Is there a Right to Freedom of Thought in Irish law?

Freedom of thought does not enjoy specific recognition in the text of the Irish Constitution. And although there have, to date, been several dozen proposals to amend the Constitution, none of them has suggested adding freedom of thought. If this … Continue reading

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Remote Dáil Sitting – A Textual Analysis

Dr Seán Ó Conaill Reports emerged today that advice has been issued to TDs and Senators which suggests that the Houses of the Oireachtas cannot sit remotely because the text of the Constitution requires the Dáil to sit in a … Continue reading

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