Irish Law Blogs

Here is a list of currently active Irish blawgs – some university-based, some not. Do please let me know of any more you come across!


A Clatter of the Law (Rossa McMahon) –
“This blog covers a range of areas of legal interest including general practice and specialist areas of interest (such as privacy and IP law). It includes the occasional post about a random topic, usually something to do with West Limerick.”

Brexit Legal (An Irish Guide) (Paul McMahon) –
Brexit Legal contains over 300 articles on the various legal aspects of Brexit and Brexit related issues.

Brophy’s Law
“Welcome to Brophy’s litigation blog! Brophy Solicitors is an innovative and progressive rights-based firm in Dublin, Ireland. We will be posting our regular legal updates here and welcome your comments and questions!”

Cearta (Eoin O’Dell) –
“In general, I write here about private law, free speech, and cyber law; and, in particular, I write about Irish law and education policy.”

Centre for Criminal Justice and Human Rights (UCC)

Digital Rights

Ex Tempore (Paul MacMahon) –
“The aim of Ex Tempore is to cover the work of the Supreme Court of Ireland. The site previews upcoming cases and offers commentary on the Court’s decisions. More broadly, Ex Tempore explores the Court’s history, its place in the Irish system of government, and its relationships with other courts.”

Human Rights in
“Founded in August 2009, Human Rights in Ireland is a group academic blog with a focus on human rights issues in Ireland and on Irish scholarship about human rights theory, practice, law and politics more generally.”

Ireland’s IP and Technology Law Blog (A&L Goodbody) –

Irish Law Updates (Darius Whelan) –

Irish Society of Comparative Law

IT Law in Ireland (TJ McIntyre) –
“Information Technology law issues with a focus on freedom of expression, privacy and other fundamental rights.”

Lex Ferenda (Daithí Mac Síthigh) –
“This is a blog on cyberlaw, media law and such things.”

Liam Thornton
“Exploring Law, Exploring Rights.”

“I lecture at Dublin Institute of Technology in both Law and Criminology. My research interests are in the areas of Prison Policy, Penal Reform, the History of the Criminal Justice System, Criminal Justice Policy-Making, Socio-Legal Studies and Criminal Law.”

McMahon Legal Blog (Paul McMahon) –
This website is published by Paul McMahon who practices as McMahon, solicitors and legal consultants.

Ninth Level Ireland (this blog) –

Sentencing, Crime and Justice (Tom O’Malley) –
This is a personal blog by Tom O’Malley who teaches law at NUI Galway and practices at the Irish bar. His main academic interests are in the areas of criminal law, sentencing, criminal procedure and constitutional law.

Stare Decisis Hibernia (Mark Tottenham) –
“Starting in January 2011, the site Stare Decisis Hibernia includes updates on all recently published judgments of the Irish superior courts. The updates normally appear within 10 days of being posted on the Courts Services web site.”

UK Law (An Irish overview) (Paul McMahon) – UK Law (An Irish Guide) provides a practical guide to law, tax, regulation and legislation in the UK.


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