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Mr. Eddie Keane



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

Professional Activities


  • 2015 - Shortlisted for the QS Stars Reimagine Education Award
  • 2015 - Shortlisted for Shannon Consortium Regional Teaching Excellence Award
  • 2009 - Shortlisted for University of Limerick Teaching Award (Small Group Category)


  • 2008 Law School, University of Limerick - Teaching Assistant
  • 2004 University of Limerick - Pro rata, Teaching Assistant


  • 2005 University of Limerick - LL M
  • 2003 University of Limerick - LLB


  • Member, Society of Legal Scholars
  • Member, Irish Association of Law Teachers


Conference Contribution

Other Journal


Shush! Keeping Client Information Confidential
Eddie Keane
Commercial Law Practitioner

Peer Reviewed Journal


Gigging in Ireland
Keane E.
Kings Law Journal DOI: 10.1080/09615768.2020.1789440


The Meaning(s) of Academic Tenure in Ireland
Keane E; Ballester F
Irish Jurist


Making a Good Job of The Gig
Eddie Keane
Irish Employment Law Journal


The Flexicurity System in Ireland
Eddie Keane
European Labour Law Journal


Are Collaborative Workers Employees?
Eddie Keane
Hungarian Labour Law E-Journal


Casual Workers in the Irish Income Security Statutory Provisions
Eddie Keane
Irish Employment Law Journal


A Temporary Problem in Ireland
Eddie Keane
Northers Ireland Legal Quarterly