Publications

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Selected Publications:

  • Thomas Mohr (2016) Guardian of the Treaty - The Privy Council Appeal and Irish Sovereignty. Dublin: Four Courts Press.
  • Thomas Mohr (2016) 'Legal Material and Historical Research' In: Laura Cahillane and Jennifer Schweppe (eds). Legal Research Methods: Principles and Practicalities. Dublin: Clarus Press, pp. 71-87.
  • Kevin Costello (2016) 'The Habeas Corpus Act 1816 at Two Hundred'. Public Law, pp. 183-189.
  • Niamh Howlin (2015) 'The Politics of Jury Trials in Ireland'. Comparative Legal History, 3 (2), pp. 272-292.
  • Thomas Mohr (2015) 'The Political Significance of the Coinage of the Irish Free State'. Irish Studies Review, 23 (4):1-29.
  • Charles Ivar McGrath, Walsh, P. A. & Forbes, S. (2015) Mapping State and Society in Eighteenth-Century Ireland. Electronic Publication.
  • Niamh Howlin (2014) 'Irish Jurors: Passive Observers or Active Participants?'. Journal of Legal History, 35 (2).
  • Thomas Mohr (2014) Preserving Legal Memory 62 The Parchment Magazine. Dublin: Articles Link to full text.
  • Kevin Costello (2014) 'More equitable than the judgment of the justices of the peace. The King's Bench, judicial review and the poor law, 1630-1790'. Journal of Legal History, 35 (1):1-26.
  • Ian O'Donnell and David Doyle (2014) 'A Family Affair? English Hangmen and a Dublin jail, 1923-54'. New Hibernia Review, 18 (4):101-118. Link to full text.
  • Thomas Mohr (2013) A Single Currency for the British Empire?: A Warning for the Euro, (2013) 21(1) History Ireland. Dublin: Articles Link to full text.
  • Niamh Howlin (2013) 'Nineteenth Century Criminal Justice: Uniquely Irish or Simply Not English?' Irish Journal of Legal Studies, 3 (1):67-89.  Link to full text.
  • Thomas Mohr (2013) 'The Statute of Westminster, 1931 - An Irish Perspective'. Law and History Review, 31 (1):749-791. Link to full text.
  • Thomas Mohr (2013) 'Lord Cave, the British Empire and Irish Independence - A Test of Judicial Integrity'. Oxford University Commonwealth Law (OUCLJ), 12 (2):229-260. Link to full text.
  • David M. Doyle and Ian O'Donnell; (2012) ‘The Death Penalty in Post-Independence Ireland’. Journal of Legal History, 33 (1):65-91.  Link to full text.
  • Charles Ivar McGrath (2012) ‘Late Seventeenth- and Early Eighteenth-Century Governance and the Viceroyalty’ In: Gray, Peter, and Purdue, Olwen (eds). The Irish Lord Lieutenancy, c. 1541-1922. Dublin: UCD Press, pp.43-65.
  • Kevin Costello (2012) 'The writ of certiorari and review of summary criminal convictions, 1660-1848'. Law Quarterly Review, 128 :443-465. Link to full text.
  • Eoin O'Sullivan & Ian O'Donnell (2012) Coercive Confinement in Ireland: Patients, Prisoners and Penitents. UK: MUP. Link to full text.
  • Thomas Mohr (2012) 'The Privy Council appeal as a minority safeguard for the Protestant community of the Irish Free State, 1922-1935'. Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly, 63 (3):365-395. Link to full text.
  • Thomas Mohr (2011) 'A British Empire Court - An Appraisal of the History of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council' In: Anthony McElligott et al (eds). Power in History - Historical Studies XXVII. Dublin: Irish Academic Press. , pp.125-145 Link to full text.
  • Kevin Costello (2011) The Court of Admiralty of Ireland 1575 to 1893. Dublin: Four Courts Press.
  • Niamh Howlin (2011) 'The Terror of Their Lives: Irish Jurors Experiences'. Law and History Review, 29 (3):703-761. Link to full text.
  • Thomas Mohr (2011) 'British Imperial Statutes and Irish Sovereignty: Statutes Passed After the Creation of the Irish Free State' Journal of Legal History, 32 (1):61-85.  [DOI] Link to full text.
  • Kevin Costello (2011) ‘A Court for the Determination of causes civil and maritime only' Article Eight of the Act of Union and the Court of Admiralty of Ireland' In: Brown and Donlan (eds). The Law and other Legalities of Ireland 1689-1850. England: Ashgate, pp. 359-378.
  • Niamh Howlin (2011) 'English and Irish Jury Laws: the Growing Divergence 1825-1833' In: Brown and Donlan (eds). The Laws and Other Legalities of Ireland, 1689-1850. England: Ashgate.
  • Thomas Mohr (2010) 'British Imperial Statutes and Irish Law: Statutes Passed Before the Creation of the Irish Free State' Journal of Legal History, 31 (3):299-321.  [DOI] Link to full text.
  • Ian O'Donnell (2010) 'Killing in Ireland at the turn of the centuries: contexts, consequences and civilizing processes'. Irish Economic and Social History, 37 :53-74. Link to full text.
  • Niamh Howlin (2010) 'Fenians, Foreigners and Jury Trials in Ireland 1865-69'. Irish Jurist 45:51-81. Link to full text.
  • Coleman A. Dennehy (2010) 'Surviving sources for Irish parliamentary history in the seventeenth century'. Parliaments, Estates and Representation.
  • Kevin Costello (2010) ‘The Court of Admiralty of Ireland, 1745-1756’. American Journal of Legal History, 50 :23-49.
  • Charles Ivar McGrath (2009) ‘The Parliament of Ireland to 1800’ In: Jones, Clyve (eds). A Short History of Parliament: England, Great Britain, the United Kingdom, Ireland and Scotland. Woodbridge: Boydell. , pp. 320-337.
  • Thomas Mohr (2009) 'The Colonial Laws Validity Act and the Irish Free State'. Irish Jurist, 43 :21-44. Link to full text.
  • Niamh Howlin (2009) 'Controlling Jury Composition in Nineteenth-Century Ireland'. Journal of Legal History, 29 (3):227-261. Link to full text.
  • Thomas Mohr (2008) 'British Involvement in the Creation of the Constitution of the Irish Free State'. Dublin University Law Journal, 30 :166-186. Link to full text.
  • Ian O'Donnell (2008) 'The Fall and Rise of Homicide in Ireland' In: Sophie Body-Gendrot, Pieter Spierenburg (eds).Violence in Europe Historical and Contemporary Perspectives. UK: Springer, pp.79-92.
  • Thomas Mohr (2008) 'The Rights of Women under the Constitution of the Irish Free State'. Irish Jurist, 41:20-59. Link to full text.
  • Niamh Howlin (2008) 'Merchants and Esquires: Special Juries in Dublin 1725-1833' In: O’Kane and Sullivan (eds). Georgian Dublin. Dublin: Four Courts Press.
  • Kevin Costello (2008) 'Habeas Corpus and Military and Naval Impressment, 1756-1816'. Journal of Legal History, 29 :215-251.[DOI] Link to full text.
  • Eoin O'Sullivan and Ian O'Donnell (2007) 'Coercive confinement in the Republic of Ireland: The waning of a culture of control Punishment and Society'. Punishment and Society, 9 (1):27-48.  [DOI]
  • Thomas Mohr (2007) 'Law in a Gaelic Utopia: Perceptions of Brehon Law in Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century Ireland' In: O. Brupbacher et al (eds). Remembering and Forgetting: Yearbook of Young Legal History. Munich: Martin Meidenbauer, pp.247-276.
  • Kevin Costello (2006) The Law of Habeas Corpus in Ireland Dublin: Four Courts Press.
  • Charles Ivar McGrath (2006) ‘Government, parliament and the constitution: the reinterpretation of Poynings' Law, 1692-1714’ Irish Historical Studies, xxxv :160-172.
  • Kevin Costello (2006) ‘R. (Martin) v. Mahony; The history of a classical certiorari authority’. Journal of Legal History, 27:267-287. Link to full text.
  • Ian O'Donnell (2005) 'Lethal violence in Ireland, 1841 to 2003: Famine, celibacy and parental pacification'. British Journal of Criminology, 45 (5):671-695.  [DOI]
  • Charles Ivar McGrath (2005) ‘The provisions for conversion in the penal laws, 1695-1750’ In: McGrath, C. I., Brown, M. & Power, T. P (eds). Converts and Conversion in Ireland, 1650-1850. Dublin: Four Courts Press, pp.35-59.
  • Charles Ivar McGrath, Brown, M., and Power, T. P (Ed.). (2005) Converts and Conversion in Ireland, 1650-1850. Dublin: Four Courts Press.
  • Ian ODonnell (2002) 'Unlawful killing past and present'. Irish Jurist, 37 :56-90.
  • Charles Ivar McGrath (2001) ‘Central Aspects of the Eighteenth-Century Constitutional Framework in Ireland: The Government Supply Bill and Biennial Parliamentary Sessions, 1715-82’. Eighteenth Century Ireland, 16 :9-34.
  • Charles Ivar McGrath (2000) The Making of the Eighteenth-Century Irish Constitution: Government, Parliament and the Revenue, 1692-1714. Dublin: Four Courts Press.
  • Charles Ivar McGrath (1996) ‘Securing the Protestant Interest: The Origins and Purpose of the Penal Laws of 1695’. Irish Historical Studies, xxx :25-46.