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The largest collection of Irish law

An unparalleled collection of Irish law, including the Justis Irish Cases, the Judgments in the Law Library, the Irish Reports and Digests, the Irish Tax cases, both reported and unreported cases, statutes, and statutory instruments. Exclusive partnerships also ensure select cases are uploaded onto vLex before other online providers.

A unique library of material

With over 80,000 unique full-text cases as well as legislation, the vLex Irish Core collection offers comprehensive, authoritative and up-to-date coverage. Including the Irish Reports and Digests, the Justis Irish Cases (JIC) collection, and the Judgments in the Law Library (JILL) collection, vLex is the only provider to offer this wealth of material outside of the Bar of Ireland. With both reported and unreported content, vLex’s legal editors exclusively prepare headnotes for cases handed down by the High Court, Court of Appeal, and Supreme Court, including catchwords and a digest of the salient points and decisions.

Suggested products


  • Ireland Core
  • Irish Reports and Digests
  • Irish Tax Cases
  • UK Core
  • EU Core

“I think the precedent map is excellent.” – Solicitor, Eversheds Sutherland, Ireland

Case law and legislation


  • Comprehensive and authoritative Irish law
  • The largest collection of Irish judgments available 
  • Reported and unreported cases
  • Updated daily, including news and legal commentary
  • Exclusive content partnership with the Bar of Ireland 
  • Irish documents available on vLex before other providers
  • Exclusive editorial enhancements to higher court judgments
  • Case law dating back to 1724, including the JIC and JILL cases
  • Legislation dating back to 1922, and UK legislation going back to 1235

Incorporated Council of Law Reporting


An agreement between the Incorporated Council of Law Reporting for Ireland and vLex ensures new cases from the Irish Reports are available on vLex as soon as the editorial steps have been completed, and before any other online service or print publication.

“This is a significant development for our online subscribers to The Irish Reports, and we are delighted that users will now be able to access this invaluable content to use in their research as soon as cases are reported.” – Masoud Gerami, Managing Director, vLex Global Markets

Coverage Overview

Superior Courts

Supreme Court
House of Lords
Court of Appeal
Court of Criminal Appeal
Special Criminal Court
High Court


Statutory Instruments

Tribunals, magistrates and more

Labour Court
Employment Appeal Tribunal
Martial Appeal Court
Circuit Court
District Court
Equality Tribunal
Information Commissioners’ Decisions
Competition Authority

Irish Reports and Digests

The most authoritative series of Irish case law from 1838 to present, the Irish Reports is published by the Incorporated Council of Law Reporting for Ireland. This is published alongside the Irish Digests series, which includes a comprehensive record of cases published in The Irish Reports, The Northern Ireland Reports, The Irish Law Times Reports, The Irish Law Reports Monthly, and more.

Irish Tax Cases

The Irish Tax Reports, published by Bloomsbury, are the only comprehensive collection of important tax cases from Ireland, and include cases dating back to the foundation of the State in 1922. This provides an essential resource for anyone researching tax law in Ireland.