Valuable insights often flow from experts from outside Ireland turning their attention to social, political or cultural life here and interpret(...)

Colin Scott, dean of the UCD Sutherland Law School, says UCD is leading the way in new methods to teach law. Photograph: David Sleator

UCD’s school of law has come a long way since the first students graduated in 1911. For one thing, the School has stopped publishing the exam results (...)

Social media savvy: The Irish legal world seems to have taken to online life like barristers to a tribunal. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Whether they are tweeters, blawgers or both, the Irish legal world seems to have taken to online life like barristers to a tribunal.There are a myriad(...)

Dr Eleanor O’Higgins has alleged a failure to promote her to the rank of professor in the School of Law and Business in University College Dublin amounted to gender discrimination. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

University College Dublin has denied claims the Labour Court did not properly assess material concerning promotions within the college when dismissing(...)

Dublin city Cllr Kieran Binchy and Mr Justice Frank Clarke, with students Nickoles Borja and Kayleigh Murray, participants in the Future Voices Ireland project. Photograph: Sandra Harney

Every Saturday for the past four months a score of teenagers from some of Dublin’s most disadvantaged neighbourhoods have been meeting to discu(...)