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Dr Eoin Daly BCL, Ph.D
| I specialise in political theory, constitutional law, law and religion, and the separation of church and State. In am particularly interested in the legal dimensions of constitutional secularism in France, and in Rousseau's contribution to constitutional thought. My forthcoming book (with Tom Hickey) is A Political Theory of the Irish Constitution (Manchester University Press).
Originally from North County Cork, I studied Law and French as an undergraduate and was awarded a doctorate by University College Cork in 2010. This considered how jurisdictions committed to different concepts of constitutional secularism order the competing social claims on the value of religious freedom in schools.
Subsequently I worked as a Lecturer in DCU until 2012, and in University College Dublin until 2014. I joined NUI Galway in February 2014.
|Eoin Daly and Tom Hickey (2015) The Political Theory of the Irish Constitution: Republicanism and the Basic Law. Manchester: Manchester University Press. [Details]|
|Eoin Daly (2012) Religion, Law and the Irish State: the Constitutional Framework in Context. Dublin: Clarus. [Details]|
|Bekerman and Geisen (eds) (2011) 'Precarious Religious Liberties in Education: the Salience of Demographic and Social Contingencies under a Formally Pluralist Public Philosophy' In: International Handbook of Migration, Minorities and Education. London: Springer. [Details]|
|Cumper and Lewis (eds) (2013) 'Religion in the Constitutional Order of the Republic of Ireland' In: Religion, Human Rights and Secular Society in Europe. London: Elgar. [Details]|
|Carolan (ed) (2013) 'Public philosophy and constitutional interpretation after natural law: Republican horizons' In: The Constitution of Ireland: Perspectives and Prospects. Dublin: Bloomsbury. [Details]|
|Dorgan (ed) (2014) 'Beyond Legal Constitutionalism' In: Foundation Stone: A Constitution for a 21st century republic. Dublin: New Island. [Details]|
|Honohan and Rougier (2014) 'Toleration, recognition and educational patronage: Ireland’s constitutional politics of school choice' In: Toleration in Ireland, North and South. Manchester: Manchester UP. [Details]|
Peer Reviewed Journals
|Eoin Daly (2015) 'Freedom as non-domination in the jurisprudence of constitutional rights'. Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence, . [Details]|
|Eoin Daly (2015) 'Principle, discretion and symbolic power in Rousseau's account of judicial virtue'. Ratio Juris, . [Details]|
|Eoin Daly (2015) 'Reframing the universalist republic: Legal pluralism in the French periphery'. Social & Legal Studies, . [Details]|
|Eoin Daly (2015) 'Ostentation and republican civility: Notes from the French face-veiling debates'. European Journal of Political Theory, . [Details]|
|Eoin Daly (2014) 'Republican deliberation and symbolic violence in Rousseau and Bourdieu'. Philosophy And Social Criticism, . [Details]|
|Eoin Daly (2014) 'A republican defence of the constitutional referendum'. Legal Studies, . [Details]|
|Eoin Daly (2014) 'Ritual and symbolic power in Rousseau’s constitutional thought'. Law, Culture and the Humanities, . [Details]|
|Eoin Daly (2014) 'Public funding of religions in French law: the role of the Council of State in the politics of constitutional secularism'. Oxford Journal of Law and Religion, . [Details]|
|Eoin Daly (2013) 'Laïcité and republicanism during the Sarkozy Presidency'. French Politics, 11 . [Details]|
|Eoin Daly (2013) 'Austerity and stability in Rousseau’s constitutionalism'. Jurisprudence, 4 . [Details]|
|Eoin Daly (2013) 'Political liberalism and French national identity in the wake of the face-veiling law'. International Journal Of Law In Context, 9 . [Details]|
|Eoin Daly and Cathal Curran (2013) 'Reappraising the constitutional justification for literalism and intentionalism in statutory interpretation'. Dublin University Law Journal, 9 . [Details]|
|Eoin Daly (2012) 'Freedom of association through the prism of gender quotas in politics'. Irish Jurist, 47 . [Details]|
|Eoin Daly (2012) 'The ambiguous reach of constitutional secularism in republican France: revisiting the idea of laïcité and political liberalism as alternatives'. Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, 32 . [Details]|
|Eoin Daly (2012) 'Laïcité, gender equality and the politics of non-domination'. European Journal of Political Theory, 11 . [Details]|
|Eoin Daly (2011) 'Non-domination as a primary good: re-thinking the frontiers of the ‘political’ in Rawls’s political liberalism'. Jurisprudence, 2 . [Details]|
|Eoin Daly (2011) 'Residual Conventions of the Irish Constitution: the Incongruous Example of Collective Responsibility'. Public Law, . [Details]|
|Eoin Daly (2011) 'Competing concepts of religious freedom through the lens of religious product authentication laws'. Ecclesiastical Law Journal, 13 . [Details]|
|Eoin Daly and Tom Hickey (2011) 'Religious freedom and the ‘right to discriminate’ in the school admissions context: a neo-republican critique'. Legal Studies, 31 . [Details]|
|Eoin Daly (2010) 'Religious Liberty and the Rawlsian Idea of Legitimacy: the French Laïcité Project between Comprehensive and Political Liberalisms'. Religion and Human Rights, 5 . [Details]|
|Eoin Daly (2010) 'Regulating Religious Function: the Strange Case of Mass Cards'. Hibernian Law Journal, 9 . [Details]|
|Eoin Daly (2010) 'The Constitution and the Protestant Schools Cuts Controversy: Seeing the Wood for the Trees'. Irish Journal of Legal Studies, 1 . [Details]|
|Eoin Daly (2009) 'Restrictions on Religious Dress in French Republican Thought: Returning the Secularist Justification to a Rights-Based Rationale'. Dublin University Law Journal, 31 . [Details]|
|Eoin Daly (2008) 'Re-Evaluating the Purpose of Church-State Separation in the Irish Constitution: the Endowment Clause as a Protection of Religious Freedom and Equality'. Judicial Studies Institute Journal, 2 . [Details]|
|Eoin Daly (2008) 'Religious Freedom and the Denominational Education Model in the Republic of Ireland: the Shortcomings of ‘Accommodationist’ Reform'. Education Law Journal, 9 . [Details]|
|Eoin Daly (2009) 'Religious Freedom as a Function of Power Relations: Dubious Claims on Pluralism in the Denominational Schools Debate'. Irish Educational Studies, 28 . [Details]|