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Job Vacancies : 31 December 2019

Job Opportunity: Dublin City University are hiring a permanent Assistant Professor in Law

Job Opportunity: Dublin City University are hiring a permanent Assistant Professor in Law

The School of Law and Government at Dublin City University intends to appoint a new Assistant Professor in Law, on a permanent contract, to begin on 1 September 2020.

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Library: 16 December 2019

King’s Inns Library is one of the participating institutions in the Beyond 2022 Project

King’s Inns Library is one of the participating institutions in the Beyond 2022 Project

King’s Inns Library is delighted to be participating in the innovative Beyond 2022 project which will create an open–access virtual reconstruction of the Record Treasury destroyed in 1922.

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Members: 16 December 2019

Students at King’s Inns raise funds for the Capuchins Day Centre and families in Direct Provision

Students at King’s Inns raise funds for the Capuchins Day Centre and families in Direct Provision

Coordinated by Conor Rock, our new LSDSI (The Law Students’ Debating Society of Ireland) Auditor, students on the Diploma in Legal Studies and Barrister–at–Law Degree organised a magnificent Christmas Carol Service in the King’s Inns Dining Hall on Tuesday 3 December 2019.

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Library: 12 December 2019

The King’s Inns Library acquired an unusual but beautiful addition to their collection

The King’s Inns Library acquired an unusual but beautiful addition to their collection

The King’s Inns Library acquired an unusual but beautiful addition to their Library collection on Wednesday 11 December 2019, when a signed copy of Bláthanna: Irish Spaces in Flowers was presented by the authors to King’s Inns.

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Education: 09 December 2019

Be a Law Student at King’s Inns for a Day

Be a Law Student at King’s Inns for a Day

Would you like to know what it’s like to be a student on the Diploma in Legal Studies? From noon till 3 p.m. on Saturday, February 8, 2020, King’s Inns will offer prospective students an exclusive chance to experience life as a Diploma student by taking part in classes like those on the course.

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Job Vacancies : 06 December 2019

Vacancies Irish or English Lawyer–linguists at the Court of Justice of the EU

Vacancies Irish or English Lawyer–linguists at the Court of Justice of the EU

The Court of Justice of the EU is looking for applications from law graduates with excellent language skills who would like to work as Irish language or as English language lawyer linguists.

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Education: 06 December 2019

Open Evening 2020 – Thursday 2 April (6pm to 8pm)

Open Evening 2020 – Thursday 2 April (6pm to 8pm)

Open Evening 2020 – Find out about our School of Law through presentations about our courses, the application process, student life, and career options. Hear from graduates on how studying at King’s Inns helped them with their professional lives.

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Education: 06 December 2019

Open Day 2020 – Saturday 29 February (2pm to 4pm)

Open Day 2020 – Saturday 29 February (2pm to 4pm)

Open Days 2020 – Find out about our School of Law through presentations about our courses, the application process, student life, and career options. Hear from graduates on how studying at King’s Inns helped them with their professional lives.

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Job Vacancies : 05 December 2019

Vacancies for positions in Cabinets at the Court of Justice of the EU

Vacancies for positions in Cabinets at the Court of Justice of the EU

A number of vacancies for positions in Cabinets at the Court of Justice of the EU, including one vacancy for a Référendaire.

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Celebrating a Century : 05 December 2019

King’s Inns Leads Commemoration of First Equality Legislation

King’s Inns Leads Commemoration of First Equality Legislation

Commemorating the past and embracing the future, King’s Inns hosted a Celebratory Dinner on Saturday 30 November 2019 to launch a ‘Celebrating a Century’ event series marking 100 years since the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act 1919 was enacted on 23 December 1919.

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Members: 04 December 2019

Direct Provision Christmas Gift Appeal

Direct Provision Christmas Gift Appeal

King’s Inns are delighted to support a group of BL students who are collecting Christmas gifts for children and families in Dublin Direct Provision centres.

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Job Vacancies : 02 December 2019

Job Opportunities: Judicial Assistants sought by the Courts Service

Job Opportunities: Judicial Assistants sought by the Courts Service

Open competition for appointment to positions as Judicial Assistant in the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal, High Court and Judicial Research Office (Dublin based).

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Celebrating a Century : 27 November 2019

Winner of the IWLA Blog Competition Announced

Winner of the IWLA Blog Competition Announced

Part of the Celebrating a Century commemorations, Alison Coyne, a PhD student at UCD was picked as the winner of the Irish Women Lawyers Association 2019 blog contest.

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Job Vacancies : 24 November 2019

Job Opportunity: Vacancy in Civil Service for Irish speaking Executive Officers.

Job Opportunity: Vacancy in Civil Service for Irish speaking Executive Officers.

Tá an Státseirbhís ag lorg daoine uaillmhianacha, cumasacha a bhfuil suim acu i ngnóthaí poiblí agus a chreideann i gcoincheap na seirbhíse poiblí agus atá in ann daoine a phleanáil agus a eagrú agus spriocanna agus aidhmeanna a sholáthar.

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Job Vacancies : 18 November 2019

Job Opportunity: Translation Executive in Translation Services, NUI Galway

Job Opportunity: Translation Executive in Translation Services, NUI Galway

Tá Ollscoil na hÉireann, Gaillimh, ag iarraidh aistritheoir a earcú i gcomhair Sheirbhís Aistriúcháin na hOllscoile. Tréimhse sé mhí a bheadh i gceist.

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Job Vacancies : 17 November 2019

Job Opportunity: Internship in Directorate–General for Communication (Irish language unit) in the EU Parliament in Brussels

Job Opportunity: Internship in Directorate–General for Communication (Irish language unit) in the EU Parliament in Brussels

Intéirneacht in Ard–Stiúrthóireacht na Cumarsáide sa Pharlaimint sa Bhruiséil – 1 Márta – 31 Iúil 2020

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Members: 08 November 2019

2019 EBA Annual Employment Law Conference

2019 EBA Annual Employment Law Conference

In today’s world, it is important to keep up with continuing developments. The employment law conference will be an invaluable opportunity for busy solicitors, barristers, in–house counsel, HR practitioners, trade union officials, and all those working in the area of employment law on a day–to–day basis, to inform themselves of the latest developments in employment law.

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Members: 01 November 2019

Seal oiliúna íoctha i bParlaimint na hEorpa (Márta – Iúil 2020)

Aon duine a bhfuil suim acu i seal oiliúna a dhéanamh mar oiliúnaí aistriúcháin Gaeilge i bParlaimint na hEorpa (Lucsamburg), is féidir leo iarratas chuige sin a dhéanamh ón 1 go 30 Samhain 2019. Is trí áit atá ar fáil don tréimhse ón 1 Márta – 31 Iúil 2020.

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Education: 30 October 2019

An Turas Staidéir chuig Institiúidí an Aontais Eorpaigh an 21–23 Deireadh Fómhair 2019

An Turas Staidéir chuig Institiúidí an Aontais Eorpaigh an 21–23 Deireadh Fómhair 2019

Bhí ár dturas staidéir go dtí an Bhruiséil agus Lucsamburg fíor–ghnóthach. Bhíomar ar an mórthír ar feadh trí lá.

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Education: 21 October 2019

New part–time Course on Social Media and Media Law to launch soon in Dublin addressing current and emerging issues in the print and online world

New part–time Course on Social Media and Media Law to launch soon in Dublin addressing current and emerging issues in the print and online world

Course Co–ordinator of the Advanced Diploma, Dr. Sarah Fennell BL highlights the benefits of undertaking an Advanced Diploma in Social Media and Media Law at King’s Inns.

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Celebrating a Century : 10 October 2019

IWLA Blog Competition to Celebrate the First 100 Years of Women in Law

IWLA Blog Competition to Celebrate the First 100 Years of Women in Law

The theme for the inaugural IWLA Blog Competition is inspired by our celebrations commemorating 100 years since the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act 1919 which allowed women to become lawyers for the first time.

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Celebrating a Century : 10 October 2019

“Entering the Four Courts” Hanna Fine Art Limited Edition Print

“Entering the Four Courts” Hanna Fine Art Limited Edition Print

The Irish Women Lawyers Association in partnership with legal publishers Hanna Fine Art is delighted to announce the forthcoming release of a fine art print of Irish artist Stephen McClean’s original oil on canvas – “Entering the Four Courts”– as part of our “Celebrating a Century” commemorations.

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Members: 07 October 2019

IWLA Podcast: Episode 3 – Interview with Ivana Bacik

IWLA Podcast: Episode 3 – Interview with Ivana Bacik

The Irish Women Lawyers Association (IWLA) just published their third episode in their new podcast series. IWLA’s Woman Lawyer of the Year 2019, Ivana Bacik, is interviewed by Sarah Reid BL.

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Members: 03 October 2019

Irish language moot Bréagchúirt Uí Dhálaigh to be held at King’s Inns and Four Courts on Friday 8 November 2019

Irish language moot Bréagchúirt Uí Dhálaigh to be held at King’s Inns and Four Courts on Friday 8 November 2019

This is an Irish language moot court competition for third level law students (including King’s Inns) and takes the form of an appeal.

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Members: 01 October 2019

Wednesday 30 October: Seminar – Employment Opportunities in the EU for people with Irish

The European Commission and Ireland’s Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht are organising a full–day seminar aimed at informing potential candidates of these opportunities and providing concrete practical advice on preparing for selection procedures.

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Celebrating a Century : 25 September 2019

Celebrating a Century of Equal Opportunities – Keynote Speech and Celebratory Dinner

Celebrating a Century of Equal Opportunities – Keynote Speech and Celebratory Dinner

Commemorating the past, embracing the future, an event series marking 100 years since the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act 1919 was enacted on 23 December 1919.

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Members: 24 September 2019

Translators Grade I, Grade II and Grade III at the House of the Oireachtas

Translators Grade I, Grade II and Grade III at the House of the Oireachtas

The Houses of the Oireachtas Service are recruiting for the positions of Translator – Grade I, Grade II and Grade III in Rannóg an Aistriúcháin, the translation section of the Houses of the Oireachtas.

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Members: 19 September 2019

King’s Inns welcomes Diane Sutton as our new Member Relations Officer

King’s Inns are delighted to welcome our new Member Relations Officer, Diane Sutton. Diane will be responsible for developing member services for Barrister graduates through a variety of social events, workshops and talks and providing engagement opportunities across King’s Inns graduate network.

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Venue: 16 September 2019

Dublin gets a new Cultural Quarter this Culture Night

Dublin gets a new Cultural Quarter this Culture Night

Dublin’s North Inner City is thriving and for this year’s Culture Night, cultural organisations and buildings in Henrietta Street and Grangegorman are joining forces. Join us for​ free events as part of the annual all–island public event that celebrates culture, creativity and the arts.

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Job Vacancies : 16 September 2019

Job Opportunity: Experienced Translator (Grade III) with The Public Appointments Service (PAS)

Job Opportunity: Experienced Translator (Grade III) with The Public Appointments Service (PAS)

The Public Appointments Service (PAS) is seeking to recruit an experienced translator to ensure that they are meeting their commitments to the public as set out in The Official Language Act 2003.

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Members: 16 September 2019

IWLA Podcast: Episode 2 – Women’s life within the home

IWLA Podcast: Episode 2 – Women’s life within the home

The Irish Women Lawyers Association (IWLA) just published their second episode in their new podcast series.

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Members: 12 September 2019

King’s Inns Law Review – Authors’ Evening

King’s Inns Law Review – Authors’ Evening

The new Editorial Board of the King’s Inns Law Review (KILR) cordially invites you to the official launch of Volume IX. The launch will take place in the Benchers’ Room, King’s Inns Dining Hall, on Thursday 19 September 2019 at 7pm.

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Job Vacancies : 11 September 2019

Job Opportunity: Legal Researcher in the Law Reform Commission

Job Opportunity: Legal Researcher in the Law Reform Commission

Open competition for appointment to the position of Legal Researcher (Temporary Full Time Three Year Contract) in the Law Reform Commission.

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Members: 05 September 2019

Mooting Activities 2018 – 2019

Mooting Activities 2018 – 2019

Mooting at King’s Inns continues to go from strength to strength and remains a highlight of the extracurricular calendar. The 2018–19 academic year saw a busy schedule of mooting activities, internal competitions and more major success for teams representing the Inns in external competitions. Congratulations to all those who participated in another great year of mooting at the King’s Inns.

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Job Vacancies : 19 August 2019

Job Opportunity: Legal Researcher for the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions

Job Opportunity: Legal Researcher for the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is recruiting a Legal Researcher. Successful applicants must, on or before 5 September 2019, hold at least a qualification in Law at Level 8 of the National Framework of Qualifications or a Level 8 qualification in another discipline plus a post graduate qualification in Law.

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Job Vacancies : 09 August 2019

Job Opportunities: Judicial assistant to the Circuit Court (Cork, Dublin, and Leinster)

Job Opportunities: Judicial assistant to the Circuit Court (Cork, Dublin, and Leinster)

The Courts Service has excellent opportunities to work with the judiciary as a judicial assistant. The role is a three year contract which involves providing support to judges which can range from administrative, research and attending Court.

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Members: 07 August 2019

Catherine McGuinness Fellowship on children’s rights and child law

Catherine McGuinness Fellowship on children’s rights and child law

Are you a newly–qualified barrister? Children’s Rights Alliance and The Bar of Ireland are recruiting for the Catherine McGuinness Fellowship on children’s rights and child law.

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Venue: 06 August 2019

Culture Night at King’s Inns

Culture Night at King’s Inns

King’s Inns is delighted to take part in Culture Night 2019 on Friday 20 September. We are opening up our Dining Hall for free tours of the great Georgian building, designed by the eminent James Gandon and completed in 1806.

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Creative Residency: 30 July 2019

Jesse Jones announced as recipient of the inaugural Creative Residency Award

Jesse Jones announced as recipient of the inaugural Creative Residency Award

The Honorable Society of King’s Inns together with Dublin City Council Culture Company are pleased to announce visual artist Jesse Jones as the recipient of the inaugural Creative Residency Award.

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Members: 19 July 2019

King’s Inns Law Review – Volume IX Call for Submissions

King’s Inns Law Review – Volume IX Call for Submissions

The King’s Inns Law Review (KILR) is now considering articles, case notes and commentaries for inclusion in its 9th Volume. For this edition, a prize of €500 will be awarded to the best article submitted. A further prize of €500 will be awarded to the best submission on the theme of ‘The Digital Economy and Workers’ Rights’. Prizes sponsored by Fórsa.

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Education: 15 July 2019

Consider an excellent legal career through Irish at the heart of Europe with an Advanced Diploma in Lawyer–linguistics and Legal Translation

Consider an excellent legal career through Irish at the heart of Europe with an Advanced Diploma in Lawyer–linguistics and Legal Translation

Former student, and now lawyer–linguist with the European Parliament in Brussels, Jennifer Moore, highlights the benefits of undertaking this course in her profession life and career.

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Education: 15 July 2019

Ar smaoinigh tú fós ar ghairmréim nua rathúil le dlí trí Ghaeilge ag croí na hEorpa le hArd–Dioplóma sa Dlítheangeolaíocht

Ar smaoinigh tú fós ar ghairmréim nua rathúil le dlí trí Ghaeilge ag croí na hEorpa le hArd–Dioplóma sa Dlítheangeolaíocht

Míníonn Jennifer Moore, iarmhac léinn ar an gcúrsa Ard–Dioplóma sa Dlítheangeolaíocht agus san Aistriúchán Dlíthiúil agus dlítheangeolaí le Parlaimint na hEorpa sa Bhruiséil, mar a chuidigh an cúrsa agus an cháilíocht léi ina saol gairmiúil.

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Library: 10 July 2019

King’s Inns Librarian appointed as President of the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians

King’s Inns Librarian appointed as President of the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians

Renate Ni Uigin, Librarian at The Honorable Society of King’s Inns became President of the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians (BIALL) in June 2019.

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Education: 04 July 2019

Take on a new career working through Irish at the heart of Europe with an Advanced Diploma in Legal Translation from King’s Inns

Take on a new career working through Irish at the heart of Europe with an Advanced Diploma in Legal Translation from King’s Inns

Former student, and now translator with the European Commission in Brussels, Ian Eglington, highlights the benefits of undertaking an Advanced Diploma in Legal Translation.

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Education: 04 July 2019

Tabhair faoi ghairmréim nua rathúil trí Ghaeilge ag croí na hEorpa le hArd–Dioplóma sa Aistriúchán Dlíthiúil ó Óstaí an Rí

Tabhair faoi ghairmréim nua rathúil trí Ghaeilge ag croí na hEorpa le hArd–Dioplóma sa Aistriúchán Dlíthiúil ó Óstaí an Rí

Míníonn Ian Eglington, iarmhac léinn ar an gcúrsa Ard–Dioplóma san Aistriúchán Dlíthiúil agus aistritheoir leis an gCoimisiún Eorpach sa Bhruiséil, mar a chuidigh an cúrsa agus an cháilíocht leis ina shaol oibre agus gairmiúil.

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Education: 01 July 2019

Strengthen your career with an Advanced Diploma in Legal Practice through Irish from King’s Inns

Strengthen your career with an Advanced Diploma in Legal Practice through Irish from King’s Inns

Former student, and now senior counsel Ronan Munro SC, highlights the benefits of undertaking an Advanced Diploma in Legal Practice through Irish. The aim of the course is to enable legal practitioners to practice their profession through Irish as well as giving an insight into this area of law to professionals working with the Law and the Irish language.

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Education: 01 July 2019

Cuir ar do chumas an dlí a chleachtadh trí Ghaeilge agus cuir le do chuid deiseanna gairme dá réir

Cuir ar do chumas an dlí a chleachtadh trí Ghaeilge agus cuir le do chuid deiseanna gairme dá réir

Míníonn Ronan Munro SC, iarmhac léinn ar an gcúrsa Ard–Dioplóma Dlí–Chleachtadh trí Ghaeilge agus abhcóide sinsir, mar a chuidigh an cúrsa agus an cháilíocht leis ina shaol oibre agus gairme. Is í aidhm an chúrsa seo cleachtóirí dlí a chumasú lena ngairm a chleachtadh trí Ghaeilge chomh maith le léargas ar an ngné seo de chúrsaí dlí a thabhairt do dhaoine gairmiúla a oibríonn leis an Dlí agus leis an nGaeilge.

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Education: 21 June 2019

New course to be offered Autumn 2019 – Advanced Diploma in Social Media and Media Law

New course to be offered Autumn 2019 – Advanced Diploma in Social Media and Media Law

This Advanced Diploma in Social Media and Media Law will provide a comprehensive introduction to and overview of social media and media law to include Irish law, EU Law and the jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights. Students will learn about the main areas of media law to include the law of defamation, contempt of court, privacy, freedom of expression broadcasting/press regulation and the regulation of new forms of media.

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Members: 20 June 2019

ICC Moot 2019 – a report from Kevin Roche, current Barrister–at–Law student

ICC Moot 2019 – a report from Kevin Roche, current Barrister–at–Law student

Five students were chosen to represent the King’s Inns in this year’s International Criminal Court Moot Competition: Raphael O’Leary, Céile Varley, Michael Lindsay, Hansi Fischer Kerrane, and Kevin Roche.

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Members: 29 May 2019

IWLA Podcast: Episode 1 – Divorce Referendum

IWLA Podcast: Episode 1 – Divorce Referendum

The Irish Women Lawyers Association (IWLA) is delighted to launch the first episode of their new podcast series. Episode One, Ferga McLoughlin BL and Angela Collins BL discuss the effects of the thirty–fifth amendment to the Irish Constitution, and how it is likely to affect the family law landscape into the future.

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Creative Residency: 14 May 2019

Open Call for the Inaugural Creative Residency by King’s Inns and Dublin City Council Culture Company

Open Call for the Inaugural Creative Residency by King’s Inns and Dublin City Council Culture Company

The Honorable Society of King’s Inns and Dublin City Council Culture Company invite applications from artists to spend six months living and working in the unique environment of King’s Inns, Dublin 1.

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Library: 17 April 2019

Special Launch Screening of Confinement, a short film by Trish McAdam

Special Launch Screening of Confinement, a short film by Trish McAdam

A timespace map across 500 years from Henrietta Street to Grangegorman, using digital animated charcoal drawings, the film is narrated by the imagined, irreverent voice of a dead artist friend, Tony Rudenko, voiced by Aidan Gillen, with music by composer Roger Doyle.

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Members: 07 March 2019

Calcutta Run 2019

Calcutta Run 2019

Calcutta Run the Legal Fundraiser is calling runners of all levels, family, kids and friends to kick off the summer by either running or walking the 10km or shorter distance of 5km on Saturday 18 May at Blackhall Place at 11am.

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Library: 13 February 2019

#BookCoverChallenge undertaken by King’s Inns Library

#BookCoverChallenge undertaken by King’s Inns Library

The King’s Inns Library @KILibrary was recently challenged on Twitter to take part in the #BookCoverChallenge – to post an image of a different book cover each day for 7 days with no explanations.

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Events: 12 February 2019

Conference on Opportunities for Law Graduates as EU Lawyer–Linguists

Conference on Opportunities for Law Graduates as EU Lawyer–Linguists

[English text below] Tá raidhse dheiseanna fostaíochta leis an AE i réimse na dlítheangeolaíochta. Tá Cúirt Bhreithiúnais an Aontais Eorpaigh i mbun Aonad Gaeilge a fhorbairt agus idir seo agus an 31 Nollaig 2021 fostófar os cionn 20 dlítheangeolaí ann.

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Members: 06 February 2019

Launch of King’s Inns Law Review Volume VIII

Launch of King’s Inns Law Review Volume VIII

The Editorial Board of King’s Inns Law Review are pleased to invite you to the Launch of the Eighth Volume of King’s Inns Law Review and the first Annual King’s Inns Law Review Lecture – Ireland and the ECHR Act 2003: 15 Years On.

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Education: 04 January 2019

New course to be offered Spring / Summer 2019 – Advanced Diploma in Medical Law

New course to be offered Spring / Summer 2019 – Advanced Diploma in Medical Law

This course will provide a comprehensive overview of Medical Law with a focus on both domestic and European in that area. Participants will develop an understanding of the practical application of Medical Law principles, the legal obligations on medical professionals and regulatory practice.

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