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Savage Sunday, Today FM July 7th

I will be appearing on Savage Sunday on Today FM on Sunday July 7th to be part of a panel reviewing the news of the past week and the Sunday papers. The segment will run from approximately 11.10 am to noon. Irish listeners can tune in on 100-102 FM; people outside of Ireland can listen live on the Today FM website.

Update: The podcast is now here, and my segment is from about 21 minutes onwards.

The ECHR Act 2003: Declarations of Incompatibility

On Saturday June 29th I spoke at UCD Human Rights Network’s conference on Ireland the ECHR: 60 Years and Beyond. My paper related to the declaration of incompatibilty in Ireland under s. 5 of the ECHR Act 2003, which I characterised in the paper as a remedy that fits awkwardly within the Irish constitutional and public law structure. The abstract for my paper is below and you can view the powerpoint here: UCDECHR FdL. Continue reading “The ECHR Act 2003: Declarations of Incompatibility”

Radio interview on Gender Recognition Bill

On July 4th I appeared on The Brief, a legal affairs show on NearFM, to discuss Senator Zappone’s recently launched Legal Recognition of Gender Bill in Ireland. The podcast of the show is available here, and in it I outline how Irish law is out of step with the ECHR and our European neighbours and how Senator Zappone’s Bill proposes an innovative approach to gender recognition in law.