News Stories

General: 07 July 2020

King’s Inns Response to Covid–19

King’s Inns Response to Covid–19

King’s Inns is closely monitoring and following official advice from the HSE in order to protect our staff, students and members during the current COVID–19 outbreak.

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General: 30 June 2020

Hazel Chu elected as new Lord Mayor of Dublin

Hazel Chu elected as new Lord Mayor of Dublin

King’s Inns would like to congratulate Hazel Chu on becoming the new Lord Mayor of Dublin. Ms Chu is the 9th woman to hold the office and the 352nd Lord Mayor of Dublin.

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General: 17 June 2020

Mr Justice Peter Kelly retires as the President of the High Court after nearly 50 years of service with the Courts

Mr Justice Peter Kelly retires as the President of the High Court after nearly 50 years of service with the Courts

King’s Inns would like to wish Mr Justice Peter Kelly a happy retirement as he leaves his post as the President of the High Court this evening, Wednesday 17 June 2020.

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General: 12 June 2020

Ms Justice Mary Irvine to become first female President of the High Court

Ms Justice Mary Irvine to become first female President of the High Court

King’s Inns would like to congratulate Ms Justice Mary Irvine on her nomination as the new President of the High Court, but also in making history being the first woman appointed to such a role.

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General: 08 June 2020

Learn About the Law – An Education Resource for Children

Learn About the Law – An Education Resource for Children

Karyn Harty, Partner at McCann Fitzgerald and lecturer on our social media and media law course just published a wonderful ebook for children titled ‘Learn About the Law’.

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General: 06 March 2020

Portrait of Ms Justice Mary Laffoy by Artist Hetty Lawlor unveiled as part of The Bar of Ireland’s #IWD2020 Celebrations

Portrait of Ms Justice Mary Laffoy by Artist Hetty Lawlor unveiled as part of The Bar of Ireland’s #IWD2020 Celebrations

The portrait, which was commissioned by The Bar of Ireland in honour of Justice Mary Laffoy’s extraordinary contribution to the legal profession, will be on permanent display on the walls of the King’s Inns.

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General: 01 August 2018

King’s Inns welcomes new Under Treasurer

King’s Inns welcomes new Under Treasurer

King’s Inns are delighted to welcome our new Under Treasurer / CEO, Mary Griffin to the King’s Inns. Mary took up the position in June 2018 and succeeds Sean Aylward who retired from his post in July this year. Prior to joining King’s Inns, Mary was interim CEO with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland.

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General: 09 May 2018

Lawyer Lincoln’s Legacy: When Lincoln Learned What Not to Say

Lawyer Lincoln’s Legacy: When Lincoln Learned What Not to Say

King’s Inns thank Judge Ron Spears who toured the Inns on Wednesday, May 9th, with judicial colleagues from Illinois, for his recent article attached about a controversial episode in the life of his personal hero, lawyer and statesman, Abraham Lincoln.

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General: 08 February 2017

Notice of Decision of Benchers to Suspend Mr Paul McLoughlin, Barrister–at–Law

Pursuant to Rule 37(4) of the Society, notice is hereby given that the Bar Council made the following complaints to the Disciplinary Committee of the Society in relation to Mr Paul McLoughlin (described in the complaints as the Respondent).

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General: 05 January 2017

Council of King’s Inns 2016

Council of King’s Inns 2016

Election of Practising Bar Panel to Council of King’s Inns.

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