Legal Resources Online
Primary Legislation ( Acts of the Oireachtas) and secondary legislation ( Statutory Instruments) are all available in the Irish Statute Book. There is also information on for example, the different types of statutory instruments.
Irish Law Reform Commission Papers and Reports from 1975
This is an independent body established under the Law Reform Commission Act 1975. Their purpose is to keep the law under review and to make recommendations for law reform, so that the law reflects the changing needs of Irish society.
pdf's available from 2001. Some earlier years have one or two available in PDF format.
It has been the practice of the Minister for Foreign Affairs since 1930, with certain exceptions, to publish the international agreements to which the State becomes a party in the Irish Treaty Series which is available on this site.
A short summary of the Irish courts system from the law library
An independent body set up to manage the courts, and to provide information to the public. There is a lot of information on this website, including a magazine, an a history of the law in Ireland as well as information on the different courts.
written judgments made available by the Supreme Court from the year 2001, the Court of Criminal Appeal from the year 2004 and the High Court from the year 2004.
legal adviser to the Government and is therefore the chief law officer of the State. There are publications and annual reports available here.
Established by UCC's law faculty. This website contains a complete searchable index of decisions of the Irish High Court and Supreme Court from 1997
index of Irish Legal Periodicals from 1997 to date. Don't forget some of them are in full text in Westlaw.
This is a fantastic resource, maintained by UCC'S law faculty
This is an Irish law database that we subscribe to. It Contains
- Commercial Law Practitioner
- Conveyancing and Property Law Journal
- Dublin University Law Journal
- Hibernian Law Journal
- Irish Criminal Law Journal
- Irish Employment Law Journal
- Irish Journal of Family Law
- Irish Law Times
- Irish Planning and Environmental Law Journal
- Journal of Civil Practice and Procedure
- Medico-Legal Journal of Ireland
- The Irish Jurist
Some info on Westlaw IE
Westlaw has court decisions from Round Hall and Sweet & Maxwell series of law reports. Coverage begins with 1871
includes guides to current and historical versions of Irish statutes and statutory instruments, along with corresponding references to citing case law and secondary cases. Coverage includes key consolidated Acts since 1835 and Statutory Instruments since 1958. The ability to link seamlessly to other pieces of legislation, cases citing that legislation and secondary material is also available.
Includes current and historical versions of Irish Court Rules, along with corresponding references to citing case law and secondary cases.
There is also a current awareness section that allows you to search for anything new on a word search from the last 90 days, or the archive. The advanced search tool is useful here.
Includes Supreme Court of Ireland Decisions, Irish Court of Criminal Appeal, High Court of Ireland Decisions, Irish Competition Authority Decisions, Irish Information Commissioner's Decisions, Irish Data Protection Commission Case Studies,Irish Legislation, Irish Statutory Instruments, Irish Law Reform Commission Papers and Reports, and the Irish Treaty Library
The Bailii site provides UK legislation. Bailii
The EUROPA site contains a wide variety of EU information.
Eur-lex (http://eur-lex.europa.eu )
provides full text access to treaties, regulations, directives and other legislation in force. The European Parliaments LegislativeObservatory website is available at (http://www.europarl.europa.eu/oeil/ )
Workplace Relations provides information on industrial relations & rights and obligations under Irish employment and equality legislation. Industrial Relations law