Socio-Economic Rights, the Constitution & the ECHR Act 2003: O’Donnell v SDCC in the Supreme Court

This note is based on MacMenamin J.’s decision, available here. SCOIRL have a succinct post on the outcome in this case. A … More

Direct Provision and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

The Seanad Éireann Public Consultation Committee is inviting public submissions on Ireland’s Fourth Periodic Report under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR). The issue … More

Declan Costello (1926-2011) & Irish Socio-Economic Rights Jurisprudence

“… my contemporary, Declan Costello, committed to social justice, was a potential force within the party. … Our two fathers … More