Monthly Archives: November 2012

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

Posted in Constitutional History, Events | Leave a comment

Judge Heather Perrin and the question of judicial discipline and removal

District Court Judge Heather Perrin was today found guilty of deception by a jury in the circuit criminal court. The former solicitor was found to have deceptively induced Mr Thomas Davis to bequeath half of his estate to Perrin’s children, … Continue reading

Posted in Judiciary | Leave a comment

Explaining the Supreme Court Ruling on the Government’s Referendum Campaign

Dr Laura Cahillane Today the Supreme Court ruled that the Government acted “wrongfully” in spending public money on a website, booklet and advertisements on the children’s referendum “in a manner which was not fair, equal or impartial”. Last week, the … Continue reading

Posted in Referendum | Leave a comment