Irish Law Blogs

Here is a list of currently active Irish blawgs – some university-based, some not. Do please let me know of any more you come across!


A Clatter of the Law (Rossa McMahon) –
“This blog covers a range of areas of legal interest including general practice and specialist areas of interest (such as privacy and IP law). It includes the occasional post about a random topic, usually something to do with West Limerick.”

Centre for Criminal Justice and Human Rights (UCC) –

Cearta (Eoin O’Dell) –
“Cearta is, literally, the Irish word for rights; and will – I hope – be a blog about: matters of Irish law which make the headlines; or matters of law in which I have a research interest (Contract, Restitution, Freedom of Expression, Media, IT & Cyber law); or matters – of law, education policy, politics or otherwise – in which I have sufficient interest to muse in public for a few short sentences.”

Digital Rights

Ex Tempore (Paul MacMahon) –
“The aim of Ex Tempore is to cover the work of the Supreme Court of Ireland. The site previews upcoming cases and offers commentary on the Court’s decisions. More broadly, Ex Tempore explores the Court’s history, its place in the Irish system of government, and its relationships with other courts.”

Human Rights in
“Founded in August 2009, Human Rights in Ireland is a group academic blog with a focus on human rights issues in Ireland and on Irish scholarship about human rights theory, practice, law and politics more generally.”

Ireland’s IP and Technology Law Blog (A&L Goodbody) –

Irish Law Forum (Sandeep Gopalan) –
“A blog featuring commentary about legal developments in Ireland and abroad.”

Irish Law Updates (Darius Whelan) –

Irish Society of Comparative Law

IT Law in Ireland (TJ McIntyre) –
“Information Technology law issues with a focus on freedom of expression, privacy and other fundamental rights.”

Lex Ferenda (Daithí Mac Síthigh) –
“This is a blog on cyberlaw, media law and such things.”

“I lecture at Dublin Institute of Technology in both Law and Criminology. My research interests are in the areas of Prison Policy, Penal Reform, the History of the Criminal Justice System, Criminal Justice Policy-Making, Socio-Legal Studies and Criminal Law.”

Ninth Level Ireland (this blog) –

Of Laws and Men (Fergus O’Rourke) –
“Fergus O’Rourke is a lawyer based in Cork, Ireland. His primary degree was in Philosophy (with Economics) and he worked in financial services (banking and asset finance) for 15 years before turning free-lance.”

PhD studies in human rights (William A Schabas) –
“A weblog for students engaged in doctoral studies in the field of human rights. It is intended to provide information about contemporary developments, references to new publications and material of a practical nature.”



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