the Irish for rights

Art and Artifice: Hungary can be sued for return of Nazi looted art

Last week, ... Court rejected Hungary's motion to dismiss a claim brought against it by the heirs of Baron Mor Lipot Herzog, a well-known Jewish Hungarian art collector....The Court Continue Reading

CommBank’s ‘heavy-handed’ tactics after ATM glitch: police called in

CommBank's 'heavy-handed' tactics after ATM glitch: police called in Asher Moses April 15, 2011 - 3:45PM Comments 123   The Commonwealth Bank is referring about 100 of its Continue Reading

C&AG probes ‘unlawful payments’ at universities – National News, Frontpage – Independent.ie

THE state spending watchdog has begun an investigation into the "unlawful" payment of millions of euro in allowances to senior university staff, the Irish Independent has learned.The Continue Reading

Overactive Australian AMTs – criminal and restitutionary liability for over-withdrawals

I wrote before Christmas about overactive Bank of Ireland ATMs. Exactly the same issue has just arisen in Australia: Consumer groups are calling on the Commonwealth Bank to explain what went Continue Reading

The Court of Appeal on Barder v Calouori [1988] AC 20 and common mistake of fact

Richardson v Richardson EWCA Civ 79 (08 February 2011) Lord Justice Munby The death of the wife 17. There is no need to spend much time on the law. The principles are set out in the Continue Reading

The Art Law Blog: Court of Appeals Affirms Wildenstein Dismissal

"Landscape with Three Trees" (1892) by Paul Gauguin via oceansbridge.com The New York Court of Appeals has unanimously affirmed the dismissal of a lawsuit Continue Reading

Air tax refund firm in the wars- The Irish Times – Fri, Feb 11, 2011

Air tax refund firm in the wars  AIRTAXREFUND.COM has had a turbulent start to this year. Ryanair has stepped up the legal pressure on the new business, which is offering to chase Continue Reading

Families seek nursing home fee repayments – The Irish Times – Fri, Jan 28, 2011

A number of medical card holders have brought High Court actions seeking repayment of nursing home fees for which they were allegedly incorrectly charged before a new law was brought in Continue Reading


Me in a hatHi there! Thanks for dropping by. I’m Eoin O’Dell, and this is my blog: Cearta.ie – the Irish for rights.

“Cearta” really is the Irish word for rights, so the title provides a good sense of the scope of this blog.

In general, I write here about private law, free speech, and cyber law; and, in particular, I write about Irish law and education policy.

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What I'd like for here is a simple widget that takes the list of feeds from my existing RSS reader and displays it here as a blogroll. Nothing fancy. I'd love a recommendation, if you have one.

I had built a blogroll here on my Google Reader RSS subscriptions. Google Reader produced a line of html for each RSS subscription category, each of which I pasted here. So I had a list of my subscriptions as my blogroll, organised by category, which updated whenever I edited Google Reader. Easy peasy. However, with the sad and unnecessary demise of that product, so also went this blogroll. Please take a moment to mourn Google Reader. If there's an RSS reader which provides a line of html for the list of subscriptions, or for each RSS subscription category as Google Reader did, I'd happily use that. So, as I've already begged, I'd love a recommendation, if you have one.

Meanwhile, please bear with me until I find a new RSS+Blogroll solution




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