Branch of Law Library opens


THE first branch of the Law Library outside Dublin, has been officially opened in Cork by the Attorney General, Mr Dermot Gleeson.

The library, according to the chairman of the Bar Council, Mr James Nugent SC, will enable the 60 members of the Cork Bar to avail of specialised law reports and services, and help reduce the start up costs for young barristers. "In addition, it means that more barristers can use the latest in information technology available in the new library to access the national barristers' network of legal materials," he added.

Based in Washington Street, adjacent to the Cork courthouse, the library will provide electronic access to the Law Library in Dublin, including the latest developments in Irish, EU and international law.