Resources

This section attempts to gather together useful and reliable links to legal resources on the Internet of particular relevance to practitioners of Irish law. The ICLR for Ireland offers these links as a service to lawyers and does not accept any responsibility for the quality, reliability or accuracy of the information published by other organisations in the pages to which links are provided.

JustCite
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Justis
Justis is a full-text online legal library of UK, Irish and EU case law dating back to 1163 and of legislation from 1235. Along with its sister site, JustCite, it is widely regarded as the one of the most intuitive legal search engines in the market. Justis includes online versions of the Irish Reports, Irish Reports Digest, Northern Ireland Reports Digest, Irish Law Times Reports Digest, Irish Jurist Reports Digest, Irish Law Journal Digest and the Irish Special Reports Digest.
The Law Society
The Law Society was established in 1773 and now exercises statutory functions under the Solicitors Acts 1954–2002 in relation to the education, admission, enrolment, discipline and regulation of the solicitors’ profession.
English Reports
The Incorporated Council of Law Reporting for England and Wales (ICLR) was established in 1865 by members of the legal profession with the object of preparation and publication of The Law Reports of Judicial Decisions of the Superior and Appellate Courts in England and Wales.
Courts Service
The Courts Service main aim is to provide support services for the judges, provide information on the courts system to the public, manage and maintain court buildings and provide facilities for users of the courts
The Bar
The Irish Bar aims to provide its clients with a high level of expertise in all areas of law.
B.A.I.L.I.I.
British and Irish Legal Information Institute (BAILII) provides access to the most comprehensive set of British and Irish primary legal materials that are available for free and in one place on the Internet.
Irish Statute Book
The Irish Statute Book database comprises the Acts of the Oireachtas, Statutory Instruments and Legislation Directory.
Houses of the Oireachtas
The Houses of the Oireachtas are Dáil Éireann and Seanad Éireann (the lower and upper houses respectively), and together with the President of Ireland constitute the national Parliament. Their current powers and functions derive from the Constitution of Ireland – Bunreacht na hÉireann – enacted in 1937.