News & Views | October 22nd 2021

Cabinet Confidentiality: Duty or Right?

The recent high-profile and unsuccessful Government appointment of ex-minister Katherine Zappone as a special envoy to the UN has brought the issue of cabinet confidentiality […]

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News & Views | October 15th 2021

Sale of Alcohol Bill 2021

On September 15th 2021, Cabinet approved the drafting of the General Scheme of the Sale of Alcohol Bill 2021. The Bill will rewrite the law […]

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News & Views | March 11th 2021

Coco’s Law

The Harassment, Harmful Communications and Related Offences Bill was passed by President Michael D. Higgins on the 28th of December 2020. This Bill can also […]

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News & Views | February 18th 2021

Online Courts: A Renaissance?

“The thinking, planning and actions of the Courts Service has developed five years in five months, as we embark on this three year Corporate Strategic […]

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News & Views | February 1st 2021

Patient Safety: A New Dawn Delayed?

‘Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.’ George Santayana, Spanish philosopher. In 2016, I published an article in The Verdict […]

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News & Views | October 5th 2020

Privacy Implication for App Developers

Data Privacy for App Developers There has been much made of the HSE’s recently released COVID-19 tracker and symptom checker app.  Privacy professionals have been […]

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News & Views | September 25th 2020

Divorce in Ireland

In legal terms, divorce in Ireland is a relatively new introduction.  Despite this, society has changed hugely since its introduction over 20 years ago. One […]

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