Adult Learners' Festival 2015 at Business Information Centre
Adult Learners' Festival - 23rd - 28th February, Celebrating Adult LearningCDETB Adult Education Guidance Service: Monday, 23rd February, 2pm - 4pm (Information Stand)Aontas: Tuesday, 24th February, 1pm- 3pm (Information Stand)Irish National Organisation of the Unemployed: Tuesday, 24th February, 3pm- 5pm (Information Stand)Employability: Wednesday, 25th February, 2pm - 4pm (Information Stand)Minding Your Mind - A Jobseekers Toolkit for Managing Stress while Looking for a Job: Thursday, 26th February, 1.30pm - 2.30pm (Career Workshop)Jobcare:Thursday, 26th February, 1.00pm - 3.00pm (Information Stand)Free Digital Marketing Course for the Long Term Unemployed with the Irish Times Training Unit: Friday, 27th February, 2.00pm - 4.00pm (Information Stand)Remember that the Education of a man is never completed until he dies (according to Robert E. Lee) and even if today has been ruff, never give up!Please contact the Business Information Centre, Central Library, Ilac Shopping Centre, Dublin 1 at (01) 873 3996 for further details
Walk away the Winter blues!Have you overindulged over the festive season. Do you feel lethargic and tired? Are you afraid to step up on the scales. Has Operation Transformation (TV Programme) frightened you into keeping fit? If the answer to any of these questions is yes, fear not! Dublin Public Libraries can help!Dublin City Public Libraries have a very comprehensive collection of maps and guides with interesting walks, hikes, and trails contained within: encouraged yet to venture out in the fresh air, and explore and enjoy the countryside?Suss out any of our 21 library service points spread across the city and checkout these walks. Included are: Best Walks in Ireland by David Marshall (2006)Glasnevin Cemetery: A historic Walk (1997)Leisure Walks Near Dublin by Joss Lynam (2004)Literary Walking Tours of Gothic Dublin by Brian J Showers (2006)Lonely Planet Hill Walking in Ireland (2010)Secret Dublin. 25 original walks exploring the hidden city by Pat Liddy (2001)Walks Around Medieval Dublin by Dublin City Council (2004)A Walk Across Ireland from Coast to Coast including the Royal Canal Way by John Mulligan (2006)Also, there are a number of very useful websites available with downloadable maps attached. Look up:Coillte OutdoorsDiscover Ireland Route PlannerDublin Mountains WayHeritage Ireland MapsDublin Discovery Trails: Self-guided walking tours of DublinNational Parks and Wildlife ServiceIrish Trails - DublinCommit to be fit in 2012. Beir bua!
The Business Information Centre holds a core collection of law books and journals. The main focus of the collection is on Irish Law but it also includes a selection of books on European and International Law. Please note: This is a reference collection, items may not be borrowed.Photocopying facilities are available. The Copyright and Related Act 2000 applies.Visit our library catalogue for a complete listing of law books in stock.Law Books CollectionThe following is a sample list of Irish law books in stock in The Business Information Centre.Irish Law: GeneralThe Irish Legal System. (Byrne, Raymond and Paul McCutcheon)The Irish Legal System. (Donovan, Dorothy)Murdoch’s Dictionary of Irish Law. (Hunt, Brian)Principles of Irish Law. 8th ed. (Doolan, Brian)Irish Bankruptcy LawBankruptcy Law and Practice. (Sanfey, Mark and Bill Holohan)Irish Civil LawCivil Litigation (Law Society of Ireland Manual ed. Colette Reid)Irish Constitutional LawConstitutional Law. (Forde, Michael)Constitutional Law: Text, Cases and Materials. (Doyle, Oran)J M Kelly: The Irish Constitution. (Hogan, G. W. and G .F. Whyte)Irish Criminal LawCriminal Law in Ireland. (Quinn, Seán)Criminal Legislation in Ireland. (O’Sullivan, Lynn)Irish Data Protection LawData Protection Law in Ireland: Sources and Issues. (Lambert, Paul)Irish Family LawFamily Law in the Republic of Ireland. (Shatter, Alan)Irish Land LawIrish Land Law. 5th ed. (Wylie, J.C.)Land Law in Ireland. (Lyall, Andrew)Irish Landlord and Tenant LawLandlord & Tenant Law, the Residential Sector. (Cassidy, Úna and Jennifer Ring)Landlord & Tenant Law. (Law Society of Ireland Manual. Ed. Gabriel Brennan)Irish Planning and Environmental LawPlanning and Environmental Law in Ireland. (Gore-Grimes, John)(March 2012) Irish Law JournalsBar ReviewThe Bar Review is the official journal of the Bar of Ireland. It features articles written by practicing barristers and guest writers on a variety of legal topics.Courts Services NewsCourts Service News is the magazine of the Irish Courts Service. It reports on major courts related developments and includes informal news for serving and retired staff.Employment Law ReportEmployment Law Report deals exclusively with employment and trade union law. It reports on determinations of the Employment Appeals Tribunal, the Labour Court and recommendations from equality officers. It also reports judgments from the High Court, Supreme Court, the District Court and Circuit Court.FLAC NewsPublished by Free Legal Advice Centres Ltd this magazine reports on issues arising in the following four main areas of public interest: civil legal aid, social welfare law, debt and consumer credit and public interest law.Irish Journal of European LawThe Irish Journal of European Law Incorporates the Journal of the Irish Society for European Law.Irish Law Reports MonthlyThe Irish Law Reports Monthly (I.L.R.M.) supplies the majority of judgments from the Superior Courts in Ireland. It contains full text law reports with headnotes.Law Reform Commission Reports and Law Reform Consultation PapersThe Law Reform Commission is an independent statutory body. Its duty is to keep the national law of the state under review and to formulate proposals for law reform. Since it was established, the Commission has published over 150 documents (Consultation Papers and Reports) containing proposals for law reform.Law Society GazetteThe Law Society is the educational, representative and regulatory body of the solicitors' profession in Ireland. Suggested WebsitesBritish and Irish Legal Information Institute (BAILII)Access to Freely Available British and Irish Public Legal Information.Here you can find British and Irish case law & legislation, European Union case law, Law Commission reports, and other law-related British and Irish material.Courts ServiceThe Courts Service was established as an independent corporate organisation following the enactment of the Courts Service Act, 1998. Functions of the Court Serviceto manage the courtsto provide support services for the judgesto provide information on the courts system to the public to provide, manage and maintain court buildingsto provide facilities for users of the courtsThis site gives access to:The Legal Diary giving lists of cases for hearing in the Supreme Court, the Court of Criminal Appeal, the Central Criminal Court, the Courts-Martial Appeal Court, the High Court and the Central Criminal CourtCourt judgementsOnline fine payment facilityOnline application facility to the Small Claims Court And much moreFree Legal Aid Centres (FLAC)FLAC is a human rights organisation that promotes access to justice for all. It provides a telephone information and referral line and a network of free legal advice centres.Irish Law: Guide to Irish LawThe Irish Law website was set up by Dr Darius Whelan a lecturer in law at University College Cork (UCC). Topics covered include;The development of the Irish Legal System, The Irish Constitution of 1937Primary Legislation: Acts of the OireachtasSecondary Legislation: Statutory InstrumentsCourts and Case LawSolicitors and BarristerDiscussion lists and Electronic NewsletterRecommended Blogs, Books and JournalsIrish Statute Book (Online)The electronic Irish Statute Book (eISB) comprises the full texts of the Acts of the Oireachtas, Statutory Instruments and Legislation Directory.Please note: The official version of the Acts of the Oireachtas and Statutory Instruments remains the printed version published by Government Publications.The Law SocietyThe Law Society is the professional body for solicitors and exercises statutory functions under the Solicitors Acts 1954 to 2008 in relation to the education, admission, enrolment, discipline and regulation of the solicitors' profession.Services to the general public on this website includeFind a firmInformation on how to make a complaintInformation on how to qualify as a solicitorFor more informationContact a member of staff in the Business Information Centre: 01-8733996 or [email protected]
Please Note: Printouts from our subscription databases cost 20 cent per page for A4 black and white.A database is an electronic collection of information containing full text documents, citations or abstracts of articles. May also contain newswires, blogs and press releases.Periodicals and Newspaper Research DatabasesEuropean Business ASAP Online (INFOTRAC): Abstracts and full text international business management and economic journals. Coverage 1992 - present; printouts available.*Irish Times Archive Online: Newspaper Articles (1859 - present). Keyword searching available. Births and Deaths searches - November 2004 to present; printouts available.*Irish Newspaper Archive: Available online for Internet users at all branches of Dublin City Public Libraries.*Dictionary of Irish Biography: Available online for Internet users at all branches of Dublin City Public Libraries.Emerald Online: Publishes the world's widest range of management and library information journals. Printouts available from 58,000 articles.Company Research DatabasesVision - NET Online: Provides access to documents filed in the Irish Companies Registration Office. Information available includes Irish Company & Business addresses, activities, directors, profit & loss, assets etc., updated daily; printouts available.*Business.ie: Information on over 140,000 Irish companies. Search all businesses in Ireland by location, sector, employee size, type or product.*MarketLine Advantage: Company, industry, financial, city and country business data, case studies, data and statistics for every major marketplace in the world.Consumer Research DatabasesMINTEL (Ireland) online: MINTEL is the Irish Lending Consumer Market Analyst. It contains a vast amount of corporate and individual expertise in monitoring all aspects of consumers' economy. Mintel publishes an extensive range of reports covering the following sectors: automotive, beauty, personal goods and toiletries, clothing footwear and accessories, consumer lifestyles, marketing, promotion, drink and tobacco, electrical goods, household/house and home, health and wellbeing, holidays and travel, industrial, leisure time, media, books and stationery, miscellaneous, personal finances, retail and technology/telecoms. Printouts available*Euromonitor International - Passport Markets: brings together Euromonitor International’s intelligence on 115 million industries, countries and consumers in just one information system. The database covers Europe, Australasia, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa, North America and the world. Printouts available.MarketLine Advantage: Company, industry, financial, city and country business data, case studies, data and statistics for every major marketplace in the world.Consumer Choice Online. The online version of the hugely popular consumer magazine.** Available on computers in the Business Information Centre via our Business Information Gateway.For more informationBusiness Information Centre.Business Information Gateway.Electronic Journals available via the various business databases (selection).Dublin City Public Libraries' eResourcesTel. 01 8734333. Email [email protected]