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"it's worth a shot…" Guidance note issued by the President of the High Court in relation to the vaccination of wards of court against Covid-19

Ireland - April 30 2021 There are more than 2,000 wards of court in Ireland, most of whom are elderly and vulnerable people. A substantial number of wards of court are in…

Hannah Unger.

Recent Supreme Court judgment highlights importance of public justice

Ireland - April 26 2021 The Supreme Court recently delivered an important judgment in the case of Zalewski. The decision relates to adjudication hearings under the Workplace…

Ayesha Ryan, Ciara Hanratty.

Tir gan teanga, tir gan anam - European Court of Justice conducts case in Irish for first time

European Union, Ireland - March 25 2021 On 17 March 2021, the European Court of Justice ("ECJ") delivered its judgment in relation to a case which was conducted in the Irish language for the…

Hannah Unger, Paul Bruun-Nielsen.

Marriage of Lunatics Act 1811 repealed - a welcomed development

Ireland - March 24 2021 n February 2021, Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, Roderic O'Gorman signed a statutory instrument (S.I. No. 24 of…

Hannah Unger, Paul Bruun-Nielsen.

Report by Mental Health Commission finds many facilities to be unsuitable after years of neglect

Ireland - February 26 2021 The Mental Health Commission (“MHC”), the regulator of mental health services, has recently published a report titled 'a report on physical…

Hannah Unger.