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Opting Out of Religious Instruction: Rights under the Irish Constitution and ECHR

Dr Conor O’Mahony News broke on Monday of a story concerning a pupil in Casteltroy College, a secondary school in Limerick run by the Education Training Board, whose father requested that she be exempted from religion lessons in the school. … Continue reading

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Dáil Privilege and Publication

Dr Seán  Ó Conaill   While the political fall out from Denis O’Brien’s legal action and the subsequent comments made by Catherine Murphy in the Dáil continues to gather steam there remains a lot of uncertainty about the exact constitutional … Continue reading

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The Marriage Referendum on ConstitutionProject.ie

With the broadcast moratorium now in effect citizens have some breathing space to reflect on the Marriage Referendum before polling closes tomorrow. ConstitutionProject.ie, through Dr Conor O’Mahony, Dr Laura Cahillane and Dr Seán Ó Conaill, has engaged with many aspects … Continue reading

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Answers to Marriage Referendum Questions posed on RTÉ’s Prime Time

  Dr Laura Cahillane appeared on last night’s Prime Time as part of a panel of experts which included David Langwallner and Dr David Kenny and the Chair of the Referendum Commission Mr Justice Kevin Cross. The footage can be viewed here (the segment … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Judgment in the Jordan Case and the Childrens’ Referendum

  Dr Seán  Ó Conaill The Supreme has today unanimously rejected a challenge taken by a private citizen which stemmed from the Childrens’ Referendum which was held in 2012 but which could not yet fully become part of the law … Continue reading

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