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International law and the Island of Ireland’s future

Professor Aoife O’Donoghue Editors’ Note: This post is part of an IACL-AIDC Blog Symposium on unification of the island of Ireland. The Symposium is co-hosted by the IACL-AIDC Blog and the Constitution Project @ UCC Blog. Selected posts will also be … Continue reading

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Irish Unification: Processes and Considerations

Professor Oran Doyle Editors’ Note: This post is part of an IACL-AIDC Blog Symposium on unification of the island of Ireland. The Symposium is co-hosted by the IACL-AIDC Blog and the Constitution Project @ UCC Blog. Selected posts will also be … Continue reading

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Roe v Wade and Ireland’s Eight Amendment: Two Stories about the Limits of Constitutional Rights

Anthony Kennelly Most countries have written constitutions, which usually provide human rights guarantees.  In many such countries, issues like abortion generate deep disagreement about rights, and are frequently ‘constitutionalised’, i.e they become issues of constitutional law. (For a discussion of … Continue reading

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Not Just a Christmas Election – An Unconstitutional Election?

Dr Conor O’Mahony & Dr Seán Ó Conaill November has been a busy month for constitutional lawyers in Ireland. On November 11, the University of Limerick hosted the Constitution at 80, an excellent event marking the 80th Anniversary of the … Continue reading

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Update on Judicial Appointments Row

Dr Laura Cahillane Given that today the Dáil will begin its consideration of the now controversial Judicial Appointments Commission Bill and given the amounted of heated discussion on topics such as the lay element of the commission, I will attempt … Continue reading

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