This volume in the Irish Legal History series is concerned with what can be learned of popular attitudes to law, lawyers and the legal system in Ireland over the last 250 years Read more
In this history of the ancient, and now defunct, office of the king’s sergeant at law in Ireland, Judge Hart traces the development of an office which was at the centre of legal and political affairs Read more
This book is a second collection of papers arising from the work of the Irish Legal History Society and includes three lectures given at the meeting held in Belfast in 1998 Read more
Working conditions in Irish industry prior to 1914 were frequently harsh and dangerous, particularly for women and children. Read more
In 1923 the Irish Free State government established a judicial commission with extraordinary powers to revive the jurisdiction of the court system Read more
Jon Crawford follows his Anglicizing the government of Ireland (1993) with this meticulous and comprehensive account of the workings of the tribunal Read more
A selection of eighteen papers presented at the conference held in Dublin in July 2003 in the biennial British Legal History series.
The Society was delighted to host Professor Ian MacBride from King’s College London for the 2015 Spring Discourse. Professor MacBride’s paper, ‘Why the history of the penal laws has still to be written’ was a thought-provoking analysis of the reasons surrounding the relative dearth of scholarship surrounding the penal laws. The discourse took place at the UCD Sutherland School of Law and was well-attended by members of the Society and others.