Irish Reports & Digests
Justis and The Incorporated Council of Law Reporting for Ireland provide an electronic version of the
Council's publications on CD ROM and online. The reports contain the full-text data of published cases from
1838. The Digests provide a reference to each case reported in:
The Irish Reports
Northern Ireland Reports
Irish Law Reports Monthly
Irish Law Times Reports
Irish Jurist Reports
Irish Law Journal
The database is updated quarterly. The Electronic Irish Reports contain many references to the electronic Law Reports
published by Context and The Incorporated Council of Law Reporting for England &
Wales, all of which act as linkable cross-references for all subscribers to the
electronic Law Reports.
There are many Irish resources listed (including for Northern Ireland).
Murdoch's Irish Legal Companion
MILC incorporates an up to
date Dictionary of Irish Law which gives the reader a definition of around 10,000 words and phrases
encountered in an Irish legal context from "a coelo usque ad centrum" to "zoonoses". A key factor in
the popularity of this product is the extensive cross-referencing between various aspects of Irish
Law including the Dictionary, Acts of the Oireachtas, Statutory Instruments, Court Judgements, Irish
Constitution, Law Reform Commission publications, European legislation, Bibliography of legal
publications, additional topics and websites etc.
For more information, Tel: +35301-6776133 or email
Round Hall has provided the Irish legal profession with accurate and
reliable information for over 25 years in the form of books, journals,
periodicals, looseleaf services, CD-ROMs and online services. It
publishes over 15 journals and a comprehensive and constantly expanding
booklist. Round Hall
is the trading name of Thomson Reuters (Professional) Ireland Ltd.
Round Hall also brings you Westlaw IE - an online database of Irish
legal content which can be searched to easily find the information you need -
see next entry.
Thomson Reuters have a new web site covering all their
legal solutions, products and services for the UK and Ireland. The subsections of the "Legal Solutions" part of the site are:
BPM & Case Management, Business Development and Marketing, Commentary & Analysis, eBilling & Project Management,
Federated Search & Knowledge Management, Human Resources, Legal Research, Legal Updates & Currency,
Risk Mitigation and Training & Online Learning.
The "Legal Solutions" section describes the products generically but there is also a section called "Products & Services A to Z"
which enables the viewer to locate a particular product or service, irrespective of generic type.
Westlaw IE is the online offering of Round Hall,
a Thomson Reuters company. Westlaw IE is an online research tool that lets users carry out
legal research quickly and easily. It gives instant access to Irish reported and unreported case law,
legislation, journals and legal news. Customised search engines allow users to get the most accurate and
reliable search results possible.
Here is a summary of the content on Westlaw IE:
Over 21,000 full text case reports - The largest Irish collection of case reports available online:
Employment Law Reports (ELR) Begins 1990
Irish Law Reports Monthly (ILRM) Begins 1976
Irish Law Times Reports (ILTR) Begins 1871
Sweet & Maxwell’s Human Rights Law Reports (UK) Begins 2000
Sweet & Maxwell’s European Human Rights Law Reports Begins 1979
Unreported Judgments Begins Oct 2002
Over 3,000 Cases Digests:
Case digests from Irish Law Times Begins 1983
Irish Current Law Monthly Digest Begins 1995
Annotated Acts from 1984
27 years of annotated Acts
Content from the Irish Current Law Statutes Annotated (ICLSA)
Regularly Updated Consolidated legislation in the following areas:
Regularly Updated Consolidated Rules of the Court and Court rules and forms with commentary:
Superior Court (also contains digests of relevant cases)
Journals – Ireland’s largest provider of online legal journals. Expert opinion and analysis in the following:
Commercial Law Practitioner Begins 1994
Conveyancing and Property Law Journal Begins 1996
Dublin University Law Journal Begins 1994
Irish Criminal Law Journal Begins 1991
Irish Employment Law Journal Begins 2004
Irish Planning and Environmental Law Journal Begins 1994
Irish Law Times Begins 1983
Irish Journal of Family Law Begins 1998
Journal of Civil Practice and Procedure Begins 2005
The Hibernian Law Journal Begins 1999
The Medico-Legal Journal of Ireland Begins 1995
The Irish Jurist Begins 1966
Current Awareness information and the latest news onscreen and direct to your email account
Clarus Press is an Irish based and Irish owned legal publishing company aiming to
meet the information needs and demands of a rapidly developing and competitive legal profession.
The aim is to provide high quality products in a wide range of subjects and specialisations.
They have already had some notable success in the commissioning of innovative and useful products
attracting the finest talent in Irish legal publishing, for example:
Quarterly Review of Tort Law (edited by Professor William Binchy and Dr Ciaran Craven),
its companion, the Quarterly Review of Business Law (edited by Dr Ailbhe O’Neill) and
the Irish Human Rights Law Review (edited by Donncha O’Connell).
Law Society of Ireland run CPD courses over a wide
range of topics, intended to balance theory and practicality and to meet the day-to-day practice needs
of the profession. Courses may also be of interest to members of the public. Many courses can be booked online and
some courses are available by video link.
CPD Seminars is one of Ireland’s most established training bodies in mediation & ADR
offering Continuing Professional Development in these domains. There is also extensive information on the site, with articles, news items and a
blog, on Mediation & Aleternative Dispute Resolution in Ireland.
First CPD is Ireland’s first dedicated website for the delivery of leading-edge,
online education for professionals in various disciplines.
No special technology is required other than a PC and an Internet Connection. Courses may be taken from any suitable
location as long as PC and internet connection is available.
FirstCPD is a joint venture of First Law and PrimeLearning, two leading Irish firms in the legal and education fields.