Category Archives: Constitutional History

The Irish Wording of the Marriage Referendum

Dr Seán Ó Conaill Leagan Gaeilge le Fáil Anseo / Irish language version of this piece is available here Much attention has been paid to the Irish wording of the proposed marriage referendum after a piece appeared in the Irish … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Irish Free State Constitution, 90 years on

We have just celebrated the 90th anniversary of the first Constitution of the modern Irish State. Dr Laura Cahillane gives some brief thoughts on that document … These days when the Constitution is mentioned, it is usually with regard to … Continue reading

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Videos of the 1922 Constitution Event

Professor David Gwynn Morgan The Separation of Powers in the Irish Free State Constitution: Real or Imaginary?         Dr Neil Buttimer The Irish Version of the 1922 Constitution: Beginning a Linguistic Tradition         Dr Laura … Continue reading

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90th Anniversary of 1922 Constitution Event

On 6th December 2012, we celebrated 90 years since the enactment of the Irish Free State Constitution and the birth of the modern Irish State. Our four speakers combined to give a fascinating insight into this forgotten document. Professor David … Continue reading

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Next Event: 90 Years – The 1922 Irish Free State Constitution and the Birth of the Modern Irish State

The 6th December marks the 90th anniversary of the enactment of the first Constitution of modern Ireland. In order to commemorate this, we are holding a free public event to examine and to reflect on this significant document. This will be … Continue reading

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