Ref NoA44/9/11/1/4
DescriptionFile of letters relating to the case of Purcell and Others Vs. Ireland and the Section 31 Media Ban in Ireland. Letters include manuscript letter from Francoise Hampson, to Kevin Boyle regarding the case and writing in detail her opinion and throughts on the case (n.d) Letter from Anne Neary, Neary & Co. Solicitors, Dublin to Harry Conroy, General Secretary, National Union of Journalists, Dublin, discussing matters of how the case is to be referred to and covered by the media (12 Dec 1989);Letters from Hans C. Kruger, European Commission of Human Rights, to Anne Neary, advising on the application of the case and that the Government of Ireland are invited to make submission (6 Dec 1989) Letter from NEary to Boyle regarding fixture of date for hearings, briefings by Mary Robinson and request for submission from Boyle (25 Jan 1991) Fax letter of repsonse from Boyle to Neary, 27 Feb 1991; Memo from Rachel Brett to Kevin Boyle regarding case research in relation to Purcell Vs. Ireland, article 3, Protocol 1 and the E.C.H.R. (6 Mar 1991), Answers to teh questions for the oral hearing as submitted by Boyle to Neary (25 Mar 1991), Letter from MArk Stephens, of Stephens Innocent Solicitors, London, to Kevin Boyle and commenting on the Purcell case decision stating "I have to say I think the Commission got in wrong. . . " (19 Aug 1991); Letter in response from Boyle to Stephens where he states, "I was appalled at what they decided...." and further comment on the case decision (18 Sep 1991);
Date1989 - 1991
Extent1 file, 16 items
CodePersonNameDatesParallel forms of name
DS/UK/32Boyle; Kevin (1943-2010); Human Rights activist, barrister, lecturer.1943-2010
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