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Perspectives on Law and Justice

 The Bible.  Book of Genesis                                                                       … Continue reading

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The Third age

When our laws first began to address the question of age discrimination in employment, many years ago, I confess that my view was that perhaps the State was becoming a little over-indulgent. Now with the passing of time, and with … Continue reading

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Protecting our children

I have a niece, living in England, who follows her vocation as a kind and caring teacher of children. She was recently here for a visit, and in conversation was asking about some aspects of our schooling system. One of … Continue reading

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Freedom of Speech

Some time ago I had the privilege of attending the film premiere of “Forty Shades of Grey” a new film by one of two local, Nicky Larkin and Gary Hoctor. It was a documentary, without any narrative, exploring some of … Continue reading

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The sound of silence

Sounds, loud and soft, are an inescapable feature of life. To the extent that sound doesn’t upset or cause distress it is usually acceptable and can add to the quality of life. The air around us is constantly filled with … Continue reading

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Drowning the Shamrock

The association between St Patrick’s day and the consumption of alcohol goes back a long way. In the early days, before it became a public holiday, the day had no legal significance which would distinguish it from any other church … Continue reading

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The Reasonable man

In legal theory in Ireland there is no such thing as a reasonable woman. The concept of the reasonable man however is ancient and over the centuries has guided judges and juries in coming to a decision as to guilt … Continue reading

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