EAW and a judicial authority

Introduction The European arrest warrant (EAW) is an instrument for the surrender of a person from one EU Member State to another for the purpose … Read more

The Ian Bailey EAW Litigation

Introduction A few weeks ago, the Irish High Court handed down a decision which, hopefully, draws a red line under one of the most extraordinary … Read more

COVID-19 and Irish court proceedings

Introduction The Irish courts have been responding to the challenges presented by COVID-19 through a combination of remote hearings and social distancing measures within courtrooms. … Read more

The Provocation Defence in Ireland

Introduction Every first year law student will know that provocation (currently termed ‘loss of self-control’ in England and Wales) can reduce a conviction for murder … Read more