Kelly: The Irish Constitution (5th edition) by Gerard Hogan, Gerry Whyte, David Kenny and Rachael Walsh

Date01 January 2019
Kelly: e Irish Constitution (5th Edition)
Kelly: e Irish Constitution by Gerard Hogan, Gerry Whyte, David Kenny, and
Rachael Walsh (5th edn, Bloomsbury, 2018)
Recent years have seen something of an avalanche of books engaging Irish
constitutional law. Consider a sample: those with a historical focus by Laura
Cahillane,1 Donal Coey2 and Gerard Hogan;3 those emphasising social dimen-
sions by Gerry Whyte4 and Claire Michelle Smyth;5 those on the Constitution in
comparative lens, including that edited by Giuseppe Ferrari and John O’Dowd;6
on religion and Article 44, by Eoin Daly;7 on the Constitution in a theoretical
perspective, by Daly and the present author;8 in feminist lens, edited by Aoife
O’Donoghue, Máiréad Enright and Julie McCandless;9 on repeal of the eighth
amendment, by Enright and Fiona de Londras;10 on the Supreme Court by Brice
Dixon11 and Ruadhán MacCormaic;12 on judges and judging by Jennifer Carroll
MacNeill,13 and those edited by Eoin Carolan,14 and by Cahillane, James Gallen
and the present author;15 and then the recent contribution by Oran Doyle, with a
* Dr. Tom Hickey is assistant professor at the School of Law and Government, Dublin City
University. He is co-author (with Oran Doyle) of Constitutional Law: Texts, Cases and Materials
(2nd edn, Clarus Press 2019), co-editor (with Laura Cahillane and James Gallen) of Judges, Politics
and the Irish Constitution (Manchester University Press 2017) and co-author (with Eoin Daly) of
e Political eory of the Irish Constitution (Manchester University Press 2015).
1 Laura Cahillane, Draing the Irish Free State Constitution (Manchester University Press 2016).
2 Donal Coey, Draing the Irish Constitution, 1935–1937 (Palgrave 2018).
3 Gerard Hogan, e Origins of the Irish Constitution, 1928–1941 (Royal Irish Academy 2012).
4 Gerry Whyte, Social Inclusion and the Legal System: Public Interest Law in Ireland (2nd edn,
Institute of Public Administration 2015).
5 Claire Michelle Smyth, Social and Economic Rights in Ireland (Clarus Press 2017).
6 Giuseppe Ferrari and John O’Dowd, 75 Years of the Constitution of Ireland: An Irish-Italian Dialogue
(Clarus Press 2014).
7 Eoin Daly, Religion, Law and the Irish State (Clarus Press 2012).
8 Eoin Daly and Tom Hickey, e Political eory of the Irish Constitution (Manchester University
Press 2015).
9 Aoife O’Donoghue, Máiréad Enright and Julie McCandless (eds), Irish Feminist Judgments (Hart
Publishing 2017).
10 Fiona de Londras and Mairead Enright, Repealing the 8th: Reforming Irish Abortion Law (Policy
Press 2018).
11 Brice Dickson, e Irish Supreme Court (Oxford University Press 2019).
12 Ruadhán MacCormaic, e Supreme Court (Penguin 2016).
13 Jennifer Carroll MacNeill, e Politics of Judicial Selection in Ireland (Four Courts Press 2016).
14 Eoin Carolan, Judicial Power in Ireland (Institute of Public Administration 2018).
15 Laura Cahillane, James Gallen and Tom Hickey (eds), Judges, Politics and the Irish Constitution
(Manchester University Press 2017).

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