Family Law

Domestic Violence Orders in Ireland-what protection orders are available?

The law concerning domestic violence was updated on 1st January 2019 when the Domestic Violence Act 2018 came into force. What remedies are there for victims of domestic abuse? Let’s take a look. Safety order Firstly, section 6 of the Domestic Violence Act 2018 provides for a safety order. 6. (1) (a) In this section— …

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Compulsory vaccinations of children legal and ‘sometimes necessary’ in democratic society

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled by a majority of 16 to 1 that compulsory vaccinations for children are legal and sometimes “necessary in a democratic society”. This case commenced before the Covid-19 pandemic came into existence but is expected to embolden governments who are considering introducing vaccine certificates or passports to help …

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