Category Archives: 2010 Volume 1 Issue 2

Case Comment: D.P.P. v. Duffy and Duffy Motors (Newbridge) Limited

John Mc Nally Volume 1 Issue 2 Article 4 Competition law in Ireland was strengthened by the harsher penalties provided for in the Competition Act 2002. A number of cases involving anti-competitive arrangements (i.e. cartels) have recently come before the … Continue reading

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Societal Change and Constitutional Interpretation

Dr Conor O’Mahony Volume 1 Issue 2 Article 3 The Irish courts have long operated on the basis that the Constitution is a living document to be interpreted in light of changing standards and conditions in society. As Irish society … Continue reading

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Marriage: Redefined and Realigned with Bunreacht na hÉireann

Jonathan Ennis Volume 1 Issue 2 Article 2 The same-sex marriage debate rose to constitutional prominence in 2006 in Zappone v. Revenue Commissioners, where the High Court rejected a claim to extend the constitutional definition of “Marriage” in Article 41 … Continue reading

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The Prerogative and its Survival in Ireland: Dusty Antique or Positively Useful?

Laura Cahillane Volume 1 Issue 2 Article 1 Recently in Britain, there has been a discussion as to whether the Royal Prerogative is still a necessary part of the law. However, in Ireland, there is still confusion over whether the … Continue reading

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