Máiréad Enright

Máiréad Enright is Lecturer in Law, University of Kent (UK)
#Strike4Repeal: Ireland’s Women’s Strike

#Strike4Repeal: Ireland’s Women’s Strike

This International Women’s Day sees women worldwide engaged in strike action. Irish women strike for repeal of the 8th Amendment: the constitutional provision which prohibits abortion except where the pregnant woman’s life is at risk, and the only means of avoiding...

The Law of University Protest: Notes from the UK

December 1st saw the launch of "Defend the Irish University"; a charter which underscores common experiences of university privatisation in Ireland and the UK, and suggests possibilities for resistance. It is important to take note of what is happening to students and...

The Political in the Contract Classroom

The Political in the Contract Classroom

When we started ‘The Public Life of Private Law’ one of the conversations we wanted to have with participants, and with others following the series, was about teaching private law from a critical perspective. In particular, we wanted to think about how those of us who...

The Public Life of Private Law: Seminar Series Update.

The Public Life of Private Law: Seminar Series Update.

By the end of Friday, we will be half-way through our ESRC seminar series 'The Public Life of Private Law'. The programme for our second seminar is here. The focus of the second seminar will be on the uses of private law in seeking reparations for 'human rights...