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Torts in Ireland (4th Edition)

Torts in Ireland (4th Edition)

Eoin Quill

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The fourth edition of this well-established textbook clarifies the essential concepts of tort law in Ireland, while providing clear and detailed explanations of the rules relating to each tort.

672 pages

New to this edition:

  • Key ground-breaking decisions in a number of recent Supreme Court and High Court cases involving:
    • Privacy
    • Immunity in the conduct of investigations
    • No duty of care on a commercial server of alcohol
    • Accrual and quantification of claims for pure economic loss
    • Dismissal of claims for adducing misleading evidence.
  • Includes new cases on topics such as:
    • Psychiatric harm
    • State liability for negligent misrepresentation
    • Liability for violation of ECHR rights
    • Witness immunity
    • Employers’ liability
    • Road traffic accidents
    • Trespass Nuisance
    • Misfeasance in public office
    • Causation
    • Contributory negligence
    • Vicarious liability
    • Damages.

All the core areas of the law of torts as applied in Ireland are dealt with, along with reference to recent legislation and initiatives, including:

  • The Defamation Act 2009
  • The Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2011
  • The Criminal Law (Defence and the Dwelling) Act 2011.

Focuses on Irish law, but relevant new material from other jurisdictions such as England, Australia, Canada and the US is also included.

Written For: Undergraduate law and business students, legal practitioners and insurers

Additional Information

Author Eoin Quill
Publisher Gill Books
Publication date 21 Aug 2014
Format Paperback
ISBN/EAN 9780717159703

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