‘Rules as Code and the Rule of Law: Ensuring Effective Judicial Review of Administration by Software’ (2024) 16 Law, Innovation and Technology

`Making a Water Data System Responsive to Information Needs of Decision Makers’}  (2021) 3 Frontiers in Climate 143 (with Alida Cantor, Michael Kiparsky, Susan S. Hubbard, Lidia Cano Pecharroman, Kamyar Guivetchi, Gary Darling, Christina McCready and Roger Bales)

`When Is a Plan Not a Plan? : The Supreme Court Decision in “Climate Case Ireland”’ (2020) 27(2) {Irish Planning and Environmental Law Journal} 60-72

‘De-camouflaging Chameleons: Requiring Transparency for Consumer Protection in the Internet of Things’ (2019) 10(1) European Journal of Law and Technology

‘Algorithmic Governance: Developing a Research Agenda through the Power of Collective Intelligence’ (2017) 4(2) Big Data and Society 1–21 (with John Danaher, Michael J Hogan, Chris Noone, Anthony Behan, Aisling De Paor, Heike Felzmann, Muki Haklay, Su-Ming Khoo, John Morison, Maria Helen Murphy, Niall O’Brolchain, Burkhard Schafer, and Kalpana Shankar)

‘Regulating Intersectional Activity: Privacy and Energy Efᤎiciency, Laws and Technology’ (2017) 31(3) International Review of Law, Computers and Technology 340–369 (with Abbe Brown)

‘New Ideas or False Hopes? : International, European, and Irish Climate Change Law and Policy After the Paris Agreement’ (2016) 23(3) Irish Planning and Environmental Law Journal 75–8

‘Rethinking Reflexive Law for the Information Age: Hybrid and Flexible Regulation by Disclosure’ (2016) 7(2) George Washington University Energy and Environmental Law Review 124–139

‘E-regulation and the Rule of Law: Smart Government, Institutional Information Infrastructures, and Fundamental Values’ (2016) 21(1) Information Polity 77–98

‘Climate Change Law and Policy in Ireland’ 3/2011 Ympäristöjuridiikka (Finnish Environmental Law Review) 66–83

‘The Judiciary in Public Debates’ (2011) 29 (14–15) Irish Law Times 198–201 (special issue on judicial salary referendum)

‘Was It Author’s Rights All The Time?: Copyright as a Constitutional Right in Ireland’ (2011) 33 Dublin University Law Journal 253–284 (invited contribution to special volume in honour of Mr Justice Ronan Keane)

‘No Three Strikes for Ireland (Yet): EU Copyright Law and Individual Liability in Recent Internet File Sharing Litigation’ (2011) 12(10) Journal of Internet Law 15–31

‘Climate Change Law and Policy After Copenhagen’ (2010) 17(3) Irish Planning and Environmental Law Journal 101–109

‘The Irish National Climate Change Strategy: New Laws, Future Policies?’ (2009) 16(3) Irish Planning and Environmental Law Journal 100–108

‘Law in Virtual Worlds’ (2009) 12(10) Journal of Internet Law 3–10

‘Possible Irish Responses to Climate Change’ (2008) 17(5) European Energy and Environmental Law Review 291–305

‘Virtual Rights? Property in Online Game Objects and Characters’ (2008) 17(2) Information and Communications Technology Law 95–106

(with Dr. Seán Donlan) ‘A Flood of Light?: Comments on the Interpretation Act 2005’ (2006) 6(1) Judicial Studies Institute Journal 92–139

‘International Conflicts over Plant Genetic Resources’ (2006) 20(1) Tulane Environmental Law Journal 1–42; included in the National Agricultural Law Center’s Agricultural Law Bibliography,

‘Extra-judicial Comment by Judges’ (2005) 5(1) Judicial Studies Institute Journal 199–212; reprinted in P L Reddy (ed), Bench and Bar Ethics (Amicus Books 2008) 179–193

Book Chapters

`Integrating Innovation into a Law School Curriculum: The Galway Experience‘ in Thanaraj and Gledhill (eds) Teaching Legal Education in the Digital Age: Pedagogical Practices to Digitally Empower Law Graduates (Routledge 2022)

`The Ethical Implications of Lawtech‘ in Dennehy and others (eds) I3E 2021: Responsible AI and Analytics for an Ethical and Inclusive Digitized Society (Springer 2021) 198–207

`Algorithms and the Rule of Law’ in Barfield (ed) Cambridge Handbook on Law and Algorithms (Cambridge University Press 2021) 209–232

From Participatory Design to Participatory Governance through Sustainable HCI’ in Hazas and Nathan (eds), Digital Technology and Sustainability: Embracing the Paradox (Routledge 2018) 180–8

‘Doctrinal Analysis: The Real “Law in Action”’ in Schweppe and Cahillane (eds), Legal Research Methods: Principles and Practicalities (Clarus Press 2016)

(with Jennifer Schweppe and Eimear Spain) ‘Teaching Legal Writing Using the Web: Possibilities and Practicalities’ in Quinn and others (eds), The Digital Learning Revolution in Ireland (Cambridge Scholars Publishing 2012) 115–129

‘The Risks of User-Supplied Content Online’ in Barry and others (eds.), Information Systems Development (Springer 2009) 611–620

Case Notes

An Expanded Definition of Environmental Information?’ (2016) 18(3) Environmental Law Review 224– 232 (note on Minch v Commissioner for Environmental Information [2016] IEHC 91

‘Access to Justice Under Irish Environmental Impact Assessment Law’ (2010) 12(2) Environmental Law Review 140–148 (note on Case C-427/07 Commission v Ireland [2009] ECR I-6277)

‘“Substantial Interest” Requirement for Judicial Review of Planning Decisions’ (2009) 11(1) Environmental Law Review 46–54 (note on Harding v Cork County Council [2008] IESC 27; [2008] 2 ILRM 251)

‘Access to Justice under the rhus Convention and Irish Judicial Review’ (2008) 10(2) Environmental Law Review 139–146 (note on Sweetman v An Bord Pleanála [2007] IEHC 153; [2007] 2 ILRM 328)

‘Charging For Public Participation: Fees for Submissions or Observations on Environmental Impact Assessment’ (2007) 9(4) Environmental Law Review 285–291 (note on Case C-216/05 Commission v Ireland [2006] ECR 2006 I-10787)


Information and Communications Technology Law in Ireland (Clarus Press 2017) (with Dr Maria Helen Murphy), shortlisted for the Dublin Solicitors’ Bar Association Law Book of the Year 2018

How to Think, Write and Cite: Key Skills for Irish Students (Round Hall 2011) (with Jennifer Schweppe, Elaine Fahey and Lawrence Donnelly), and accompanying website (with funding from the University of Limerick, the National University of Ireland Galway, Dublin Institute of Technology and National Digital Learning Resources)