Eddie Keane

Lecturer Below The Bar LLB., LLM.,

 
researcher

Biography

                                             

Biography

Eddie Keane graduated from UL in 2003 with an LLB in Law and in 2005 with an LLM in European and Comparative Law. Since 2005, Eddie has worked with UL’s School of Law, initially as a teaching assistant, before becoming a member of faculty in 2010; Eddie is currently the Director of Teaching and Learning. His primary teaching and research interests are in the areas of commercial and labour law and he has presented at conferences nationally and internationally. His work has been published in leading academic journals such as the European Labour Law Journal, the King's Law Journal, the Irish Jurist, the Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly, and the Irish Employment Law Journal.


Research Interests

Employment Law, Commercial Law, Tort Law 

                          

Research Interests

Employment Law, Commercial Law, Tort Law

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2018 'Book Review: Restatement of Labour Law in Europe: Volume 1: The Concept of Employee'
Eddie Keane (2018) 'Book Review: Restatement of Labour Law in Europe: Volume 1: The Concept of Employee'. Irish Jurist, 59 (1):161-163 [Details]
2018 'Making a Good Job of The Gig'
Eddie Keane (2018) 'Making a Good Job of The Gig'. Irish Employment Law Journal, 15 (3):76-81 [Details]
2018 'The GDPR and employee¿s privacy: Much ado but nothing new'
Keane E. (2018) 'The GDPR and employee¿s privacy: Much ado but nothing new'. Kings Law Journal, 29 (3):354-363 [DOI] [Details]
2016 'The Flexicurity System in Ireland'
Eddie Keane (2016) 'The Flexicurity System in Ireland'. European Labour Law Journal, 7 (2):310-320 [ULIR Link] [Details]
2016 'Are Collaborative Workers Employees?'
Eddie Keane (2016) 'Are Collaborative Workers Employees?'. Hungarian Labour Law E-Journal, 2016 (2) [ULIR Link] [Details]
2015 'Casual Workers in the Irish Income Security Statutory Provisions'
Eddie Keane (2015) 'Casual Workers in the Irish Income Security Statutory Provisions'. Irish Employment Law Journal, (2) [Details]
2014 'Providing access to job security legislation for intermittent workers'
Keane E. (2014) 'Providing access to job security legislation for intermittent workers'. Kings Law Journal, 25 (3):332-339 [DOI] [Details]
2010 'A Temporary Problem in Ireland'
Eddie Keane (2010) 'A Temporary Problem in Ireland'. Northers Ireland Legal Quarterly, 61 (2):179-190 [ULIR Link] [Details]
2006 'Rearing an Unexpected Child: A Compensatory Matter?'
Keane, E (2006) 'Rearing an Unexpected Child: A Compensatory Matter?'. IRISH JURIST, XLI (1):125-134 [ULIR Link] [Details]

Other Journals

  Year Publication
2007 'The Test for Imposing Vicarious Liability: A Debate in the Irish Courts'
Keane, E (2007) 'The Test for Imposing Vicarious Liability: A Debate in the Irish Courts' QUARTERLY REVIEW OF TORT LAW, 2 ((1)) :12-15. [Details]
2016 'Shush! Keeping Client Information Confidential'
Eddie Keane (2016) 'Shush! Keeping Client Information Confidential' Commercial Law Practitioner, 23 (2) :42-47. [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
2017 Irish Association of Law Teachers Annual Conference,
Eddie Keane (2017) Minding Your Own Business: Employer Monitoring v Employee Privacy. [Oral Presentation], Irish Association of Law Teachers Annual Conference, Dunboyne, County Meath, Ireland , 26-NOV-17 - 26-NOV-17 [Details]
2016 Irish Association of Law Teachers Annual Conference,
Eddie Keane (2016) The Right to Strike in Ireland. [Oral Presentation], Irish Association of Law Teachers Annual Conference, Waterford , 18-NOV-16 - 20-NOV-16 [Details]
2017 The Emerging Gig Economy: Is there an App for that?,
Eddie Keane (2017) Getting to know the Gig. [Oral Presentation], The Emerging Gig Economy: Is there an App for that?, University of Limerick , 17-FEB-17 - 17-FEB-17 [Details]
2015 Society of Legal Scholars Annual Conference,
Eddie Keane (2015) The EU Flexicurity Initiative: Its Implementation in Ireland. [Oral Presentation], Society of Legal Scholars Annual Conference, York , 03-SEP-15 - 03-SEP-15 [Details]
2015 Labour Law in the 21st Century,
Eddie Keane (2015) Vulnerability in The Irish Labour Market. [Oral Presentation], Labour Law in the 21st Century, Limerick , 30-OCT-15 - 30-OCT-15 [Details]
2013 Irish Association of Law Teachers Annual Conference,
Eddie Keane (2013) Reforming the Contractual Status of Intermittent Workers. [Oral Presentation], Irish Association of Law Teachers Annual Conference, Belfast , 23-NOV-13 - 23-NOV-13 [Details]
2011 Examining International Insolvency law,
Keane, E (2011) Insolvency and Employees. [Oral Presentation], Examining International Insolvency law, University of Limerick , 05-NOV-11 - 05-NOV-11 [Details]
2010 Irish Association of Law Teachers Annual Conference,
Keane, E (2010) The Potential for Achieving Flexicurity in the Irish Workforce. [Oral Presentation], Irish Association of Law Teachers Annual Conference, University of Limerick , 26-NOV-10 - 27-NOV-10 [Details]
2010 Irish Society of Comparative Law Annual Conference,
Keane, E (2010) The Regulation of Atypical Workers in Europe. [Non Refereed Paper/Abstract Presented at Conference], Irish Society of Comparative Law Annual Conference, Queens University Belfast , 05-MAR-10 - 06-MAR-10 [Details]

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
2015 Shortlisted for the QS Stars Reimagine Education Award Wharton University of Pennsylvania, SEI Center for Advanced Studies in Management, QS Stars
2015 Shortlisted for Shannon Consortium Regional Teaching Excellence Award Shannon Consortium
2009 Shortlisted for University of Limerick Teaching Award (Small Group Category) Centre for Teaching and Learning University of Limerick

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
Society of Legal Scholars Member /
Irish Association of Law Teachers Member /

Employment

  Employer Position From / To
Law School, University of Limerick Teaching Assistant 01-SEP-08 / 30-JUN-10
University of Limerick Pro rata, Teaching Assistant 13-OCT-04 / 01-JUN-08

Education

  Year Institution Qualification Subject
2003 University of Limerick LLB
2005 University of Limerick LL M

Modules Taught

  Term (ID)) Title Link Subject
Autumn Law of International Trade Organisations LA6031
Autumn Commercial Law LA 4022
Spring Labour Law LA 4035
Spring Irish and European Labour Law LA 5002
Spring International Labour Law LA 6042