The Irish Human Rights Law Review 2011

The Irish Human Rights Law Review 2011

The Journal will be of interest to practitioners in the public and private sectors, academics and students.



Editor: Donncha O’Connell | ISBN: | Format: Paper Back | Price: €100 | Publication Date: Not Published


The Irish Human Rights Law Review 2011 will be published in April-May 2011. This issue will contain a new instalment, compiled by Siobhan Cummiskey and Jo Kenny – IHRLR Annual Bulletin – which is to be a regular feature of the Review. It will detail and evaluate reports and other publications of relevant statutory bodies, NGOs and international organisations published in the calendar year 2010.

The Journal will be of interest to practitioners in the public and private sectors, academics and students.

About the Editor

Donncha O’Connell teaches Constitutional Law and European Human Rights at the Law School, NUI Galway where he was Dean of Law from 2005-2008. He is the Senior Irish member of FRALEX, the legal expert group that advises the EU Agency for Fundamental Right based in Vienna and is spending 2009-2010 as a Visiting Research Fellow at the Centre for the Study of Human Rights, LSE. From 1999-2002 Donncha was the first full-time Director of the Irish Council for Civil Liberties, a NGO founded in 1976 by Kader Asmal and Mary Robinson. In 2002 he was appointed as the Irish member of the EU Network of Independent Experts on Fundamental Rights. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the London-based NGO, INTERIGHTS – The International Centre for the Legal Protection of Human Rights, and has, in the past, been a board member of the Free Legal Advice Centres (FLAC) Ltd and Amnesty International Ireland. He is also on the Advisory Board of the Public Interest Law Alliance (PILA), a project of FLAC, and is chairperson of the Programme Forum of FOMACS, a collaborative public media project based in DIT.

Donncha co-edited (with Mike Milotte) five monographs in the Irish Academic Press series, Justice in Controversy, and writes and speaks extensively on public law and human rights issues. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Druid Theatre Company.



Professor Frederick Schauer, University of Virginia
Is freedom of the press a human right?
Dr Basak Cali and Nicola Bruch, UCL
Fortress Ireland? A cautious approach to the persuasive authority of the European Court of Human Rights
Dr Fiona de Londras, UCD
The European Court of Human Rights, Dual Functionality and the Future of the Court after Interlaken
Brian Barrington, BL & Rosemary Horgan, Solicitor
Protecting Children’s Rights and Welfare: The Role of the Ombudsman for Children
Dr Ursula Kilkelly, UCC
Children who commit serious crime: the invisible group in Youth Justice
Eilis Barry, BL
Enforcement of Equality Legislation: A Human Rights Perspective
Dr Gerard Coffey, UL
The influence of the ECHR on Life and Long-Term Sentences in Ireland
Dr Darius Whelan, UCC
Can the Right to Personal Liberty be Interpreted in a Paternalistic Manner? Cases on the Mental Health Act 2001
Tom Flynn, University of Edinburgh
The Separation of Powers and the (Non-) Vindication of Socio-Economic Rights
Professor Olivier de Schutter, UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food
Measuring the human rights impact of trade and investment agreements

There will also be case notes (of 2,500-3,000 words each) by the following contributors: Colm O Cinneide, UCL, Grainne Gilmore, BL, Michael Mullooly, BL, Donncha O’Connell, NUI Galway, Dr. Fergus Ryan, DIT, Brian Tobin, TCD, John O’Flaherty, Matrix Chambers, Dr Elaine Dewhurst, DCU, Eimear Farrell, Marie McGonagle, NUI Galway, Liam Herrick, IPRT and Sinead Lucey, Irish Human Rights Commission. Dr Tarlach McGonagle of the University of Amsterdam will again contribute a feature case note.


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