Introducing: Power International and Shauna Gillan

In recent times, IRLI has been working closely with the UK disability organisation Power International.  POWER assists people with disabilities in accessing and promoting their rights, while further maximising their participation in economic and social life.  POWER has an extensive array of programmes and partnerships throughout Africa and Asia, touching on everything from micro finance […]

Mulled Wine and Mince Pies Evening in support of the IRLI Malawi project

On Thursday 13th of December at 7.00pm, pop along to The Distillery Building’s new bar, The Sheds, for some festive cheer in support of Irish Rule of Law International’s Malawi project. We currently have two Irish lawyers, Ruth Dowling and Eithne Lynch, bringing access to justice to pre-trial detainees in a bid to tackle severe […]

Farewell to Ntombi and Martin

Today we say goodbye to Ntombi Rikhotso and Martin Sambo who have spent the last two months doing commercial law placements in Dublin as part of the IRLI Commerical Law Training Programme. They have worked alongside two of the largest commercial law firms in Ireland, William Fry and Eversheds, gaining insight into the mechanics of […]

Climb for Malawi – Saturday 20th of October

Want to challenge yourself while raising money to help some of the world’s poorest people? Join our sponsored walk of the Blackstairs Mountains, Climb for Malawi. You will walk 15 km on this scenic route along the Wexford and Carlow border. By walking and fundraising for IRLI, you will help to provide access to justice […]

Commercial Law Training Programme 2012

Our most recent update on Commercial Law Training in South Africa was some time ago, when solicitor Eithne Lynch told us of plans to expand our one week course into a year long programme.  Eithne’s post gives full insight into the original course here. Irish Rule of Law International (IRLI) and the Law Society of […]

Professional Practice Course, Kosovo 2011

My familiarity with Kosovo over the years has mainly been confined to history books, legal texts and newspapers.  As most would agree, ‘conflict’ and ‘struggle’ are words that spring to mind.  More recently the number of Irish lawyers working throughout Kosovo, and of course our own volunteers, speak of a country finding its feet. This […]