Dáil Courts and the ‘Brehon Magistrate’ Enigma

This centenary period marking the foundation of the Irish State provides an opportunity to reflect on a nascent indigenous Courts system which operated between 1919 and 1922, known as the 'Dáil' or 'Republican' Courts. At once revolutionary and conservative, these Courts would not survive the transition to statehood. A particular focus here is the extent… Continue reading Dáil Courts and the ‘Brehon Magistrate’ Enigma