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Irish Tort Law
including Irish Defamation Law / Irish Libel Law

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Printed Material:

Desmond Greer, Some Recent Developments in the Law of Torts (SLS Publications, Belfast, 1997)

John Healy, Medical Negligence: Common Law Perspectives (Sweet & Maxwell, London, 1999)

John Healy, Principles of Irish Torts (Dublin: Clarus Press, 2006)

Gillian Kelly, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and the Law (Round Hall, Dublin, 2000).

Marc McDonald, Irish Law of Defamation, 2nd Edition (Round Hall Press, 1989)

Bryan McMahon & William Binchy, Irish Law of Torts, 3rd Edition (Butterworths, Dublin, 2000)
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Bryan McMahon & William Binchy, Casebook on the Irish Law of Torts, 2nd Edition (Butterworths, 1992)

Kathleen Moore Walsh, Make That Grade:  Irish Tort Law (Gill and Macmillan, Dublin, 2002)

Robert Pierse, Quantum of Damages for Personal Injuries 1997 and 1999 (Round Hall, Dublin)

Paul Quigley, the Personal Injuries Assessment Board Act 2003: implications for the legal practice (FirstLaw, Dublin, 2004)

Eoin Quill, Torts in Ireland, 3rd ed. (Gill and Macmillan, Dublin, 2009)

Paul Ward, Tort Law in Ireland (Kluwer Law International, 2010)

White, Irish Law of Damages for Personal Injuries and Death (Butterworths, 1989) (2 volumes)

John P.M. White, Medical Negligence Actions (Oak Tree Press, Dublin, 1996)

Note also the Quarterly Review of Tort Law:  www.claruspress.ie/QRTL.html

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Electronic Material:

Oasis.gov.ie - Irish Government Online Information Portal, including summaries of law  
BASIS - Irish Government Information Services for Business, including summaries of law  
Personal Injuries Assessment Board  

Some Legislation:

Defamation Act 1961 (Bailii)
Liability for Defective Products Act 1991 (Bailii)
Occupiers' Liability Act 1995 (Bailii)

Some Cases:

Leading Irish Cases - Tort Law (Irlii)

Legal Summaries / Papers:

Defamation Law in Ireland by Kieron Wood
Papers on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder by Gillian Kelly

Other Cases | Other Legislation | Guide to Irish Law

Legal Publishers  |  Compiled by Dr Darius Whelan |   Citations to printed items up to 1996 from Fergal Altman


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