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Trinity College Dublin
Welcome to the website of the the Irish Centre for European Law at Trinity College, Dublin.
Founded by Mary Robinson in 1988, the Centre is a neutral body that seeks to promote knowledge, understanding and the good practice of EU law and European Human Rights law. It is operated on a not-for-profit basis.
Guided by an expert Board, the Centre produces conferences, seminars, courses and publications of quality in specialised fields of European law.
Its members comprise solicitors, barristers, academics and interested persons. The Centre also welcomes corporate members, including, law firms, government departments, non-governmental organisations and universities, public bodies and agencies, as well as businsses who operate in areas affected by EU law.
The Centre's Chairman is The Honorable Mrs Justice Fidelma Macken, former Judge of the Irish Supreme Court and the Court of Justice of the European Union.
The Centre's Director is Gary Fitzgerald, a practising barrister at the Irish Bar.
The Centre jointly hosted this conference on 8 May 2014 with the Irish Society of European Law and the Academy of European Law. The conference was followed by the launch of the book, Of Courts and Constitutions, Liber Amicorum in Honour of Nial Fennelly, published by Hart Publishing. Pictured are editors of the book, Noel Travers SC and Judge Kieran Bradley, with Mr Justice Nial Fennelly.
Thanks to the speakers and delegates who made the Careers' seminar very successful and enjoyable. Thanks especially to the sponsors, TD Fitzpatrick CPA, First Ireland Insurance and Philip Lee.
Interested in the impact that Europe's linguistic diversity has on the doctrine of precdent? Click here for details of a free ICEL - University of Exeter workshop on Dec 5th.
Over the past 20 years, the Irish Centre for European Law has provided an important forum for debate and discussion on major developments in the area of EU law. It has been the link between legal practitioners, academics and representatives of the wide range of sectors affected by European Law