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The Statutes at Large Passed in the Parliaments held in Ireland

Titlepage of The Statutes at Large Passed in the Parliaments held in Ireland [from 1310 to 1800], Dublin, 1786-1801. OL Reading Room

The legal collections focus primarily on Irish and British materials with an excellent range of editions of legislation passed in various parliaments in these islands.

These comprise:

  • Public statutes
  • Private acts of parliament passed in the British Parliament from the 1760s to 1800
  • Private acts of the United Kingdom Parliament from 1801 until 1922

Holdings of law reports include:

  • Extensive holdings of law reports for the Irish, English, and Scottish jurisdictions
  • Numerous reports relating to individual cases
  • A long series of reports to the House of Lords

Given the long history of teaching law in Trinity College Dublin there is a large stock of academic commentary on law and also of practitioners’ manuals.