24 April 2020
In 2016, under the Chairmanship of now Judge David Barniville, The Bar of Ireland held a series of lectures celebrating the role of the courts and barristers in Irish history.
Held in Green Street Courthouse, the informative talks were delivered by a wide number of legal luminaries and figures; and on topics ranging from Daniel O’Connell, the Piggott Forgeries, to the Maamtrasna Murders.
These lectures are now being brought to a wider audience, in popular format of audio. In the first instalment:
The Trial of Robert Emmet - Delivered by the late Justice Adrian Hardiman
The 1798 Trials - Delivered by Patrick Gageby SC
Daniel O'Connell: His Life as a Barrister - Delivered by Paul Gallagher SC
'Engulfed' - The impact of Independence on the Senior Crown Judiciary - Delivered by Bláthna Ruance SC
The Sedition and Treason Trials of the Young Ireland Movement - Delivered by Hugh Mohan SC
1916: The Legitimacy of the Rising - Delivered by Justice Gerard Hogan
The Pigott forgeries and Russell's cross examination - Mr. Justice Donal O'Donnell
The Trial of Harry Gleeson - Shane Murphy SC
The Trial of Roger Casement - Michael McDowell SC
The Maamtrasna Murders - Michael L O' Higgins SC