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Dr. Róisin Costello

Assistant Professor (Law)

 


Róisín is an Assistant Professor of EU and International Law and a practicing barrister. Róisín is a graduate of the LLB and PhD programmes at TCD, The Honorable Society of Kings Inns, the Institut d"études politiques de Paris and Georgetown Law. Prior to joining TCD Róisín was an Assistant Professor at Maynooth University (2019-2020) and at Dublin City University (2020-2023). Róisín's research has received funding from the IRC, the ESRC, the AHRC and the Society of Legal Scholars and she is the author of `Privacy Law in Ireland (Bloomsbury, 2023). Róisín's second monograph `Law in Irish Literature' will be published by Edinburgh University Press in 2024. Róisín has also co-edited two forthcoming volumes on data protection law (both of which are published by Hart). Róisín researches and works on EU law with a particular focus on privacy and data protection law. Her other areas of research include private actors as norm setters in international human rights and constitutional law, EU constitutionalism, language rights, and law and literature. Róisín welcomes expressions of interest from prospective PhD students and post-doctoral researchers whose research interests align with those noted above or whose research engages with EU law, or relevant areas of international law, more broadly.
  data privacy   Data Protection Law   EU Law   Governance, Human Rights, European Union Law   International Law   law and technology   Public International Law   Sociolegal Studies
 Fundamental Rights and the Rule of Law in a Digital Future
 International Student Scholarship
 The Legal Future of the Irish Language
 Building a Cross-border Data Protection Network
 Supporting Irish Language Use on a Cross-Community Basis"

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Irish Fluent Fluent Fluent
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Director and Board Member of the Irish Centre for European Law October 2021 Present
Board Member of the Irish Supreme Court Review February 2022 Present
Brian Merriman in, editor(s)Eric Falci , The Cambridge History of Irish Poetry, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2024, [Róisín Áine Costello], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Róisín Aine Costello, Privacy Law in Ireland, 1, Dublin, Bloomsbury, 2023, Book, PUBLISHED  URL
Irish Language Rights under the 1922 Constitution: Symbolism and Substance in, editor(s)Laura Cahillane and Dónal Coffey , The 1922 Constitution, Dublin, Palgrave Macmillan, 2023, [Róisín Aine Costello], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Constructing a Non-Popular Populism: Freedom of Expression and Democratic Discourse Online in, editor(s)Thiago M. Moyano and Laura P. Z. Izarra , Transatlantic Crises of Democracy: Cultural Approaches, Sao Paulo, University of São Paulo Press, 2023, pp230 - 254, [Róisín Áine Costello], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
The Brussels Effect: Regulatory Standard-Setting and Constitutional Conflicts in Post-Brexit Privacy Law in, editor(s)Róisín Á Costello, Edoardo Celeste, Edina Harbinja, Napoleon Xanthoulis , Data Protection After Brexit: Reflections from the UK and Ireland, London, Hart, 2023, [Róisín Áine Costello], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Róisín Áine Costello, EU Accession to the ECHR: Data Protection in the Caselaw of the ECtHR and its Impacts for the Charter of Fundamental Rights, EU Accession to the ECHR, University of Liverpool, 2023, 2023, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
Róisín Áine Costello, Mixed Data and Data Protection Following Recent CJEU Decisions, Annual Data Protection Conference, Irish Centre for European Law , 2023, 2023, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
Róisín Áine Costello, Adam Hanna and Eugene McNulty, Faux Ami? Interrogating the Normative Coherence of `Digital Constitutionalism, Global Constitutionalism, 12, (2), 2023, p326 - 349, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Róisín Áine Costello, Adam Hanna and Eugene McNulty, Citizenship, Identity and Veiling: Interrogating the Limits of Article 8 ECHR in Cases Involving the Religious Dress of Muslim Women, Journal of Law and Religion , 38, (1), 2023, p81 - 107, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Róisín Áine Costello, Law and Literature: The Irish Case, Review of Law and Literature: The Irish Case, by Adam Hanna and Eugene McNulty , Estudios Irlandeses, (18), 2023, p250-308 , Review, PUBLISHED
  

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Róisín Áine Costello, The Decision in Quirke v DPP: Dividing A Computer's Body and its Soul, UCD Public Law Conference, University College Dublin, 2023, 2023, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
Róisín Áine Costello, Mionteangacha agus léirmhíniú reachtúil i R on the application of Driver v Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council [2020] EWCA Civ 1759, Cumann Barra na Gaeilge: Ceardlann Forbairt Gairmiúil, An Leabharlann Dlí, 25 September 2023, 2023, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
Róisín Áine Costello, Reflections and Recommendations on the Identity and Language (Northern Ireland) Bill 2022 / Machnaimh agus Moltaí ar an mBille Féiniúlachta agus Teanga (Tuaisceart Éireann) 2022, 2022, 2023, Report, PUBLISHED
Róisín Áine Costello, Brittle Constitutionalism in the European Legal Order: Re-embedding the Social and Economic Aspects of the European Union"s Constitutional Identity, 1, Bologna, Italy, 2022, Book, PUBLISHED
Róisín Áine Costello, World Bank Report on Women, Business and the Law, Irish Centre for European Law, 2022, Report, PUBLISHED
Róisín Áine Costello, Language Use and Language Learning in Northern Ireland: Building Linguistic Capacity for Reconciliation / Úsáid Teanga agus Foghlaim Teanga I dTuaisceart Éireann: Cumas Teanga a Fhorbairt don Athmhuintearas , 2022, 2022, Report, PUBLISHED
Róisín Áine Costello, The Official Languages Act: More than Performative Allegiance in Public Spaces?, The Legal Status of Irish, Trinity College Centre for Constitutional Law & Governance, Dublin, 2021, 2021, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Maria Grazia Porcedda, with David Fennelly and Róisín A Costello, Data Protection and the COVID-19 Pandemic, https://www.tcd.ie/law/2020.21, Ireland, Covid-19 Law and Human Rights Observatory, Trinity College Dublin, 2021, Report, PUBLISHED
Róisín Áine Costello, World Bank Report on Women, Business and the Law, Irish Centre for European Law, 2021, Report, PUBLISHED
Róisín Áine Costello, World Bank Report on Women, Business and the Law, Irish Centre for European Law, 2020, Report, PUBLISHED

  

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Award Date
Fellow of International Economic Law (Georgetown Law) 2014-2015
International Student Scholarship (Georgetown Law) 2014-2015
Róisín researches and works on EU law with a particular focus on privacy and data protection law. Her other areas of research include private actors as norm setters in international human rights and constitutional law, EU constitutionalism, language rights, and law and literature.