On 31 March of this year the Constitutional Convention recommended to the Government, by an overwhelming majority of 85%, that economic, social and cultural (ESC) rights, such as healthcare, housing and social security, be given enhanced protection in the Irish Constitution.
Fri, 24 Oct, 2014
THE significance of President Michael D Higgins dining in state at Windsor castle last night is that it is the culmination of British recognition of Irish independence. It is also a full recognition of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
Wed, 09 Apr, 2014
Ian Bailey last night gave a talk on aspects of the law but would not be drawn on his own experiences ahead of a High Court date next Friday when he will continue his efforts to prove his claim that gardaí applied “malice” against him in their investigation of the death of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.
Fri, 19 Apr, 2013