Blogs



Blog: Issuing legal proceedings of behalf of a child in the Injuries Board

It is possible for a person to initiate legal proceedings on a child/minor’s behalf, writes Pamela Downes, solicitor at Keating Connolly Sellors Solicitors in Limerick.

Published 22 June 2017

Direct Provision: a home away from home?

Introduction

Published 21 June 2017

Blog: Repairing covenants in leases from a tenant’s perspective

The repairing covenants in leases are among the most important covenants for a tenant to consider before committing to the signature of a lease. Eugene Cush, consultant solicitor at Keating Connolly Sellors Solicitors in Limerick, outlines that great care should be exercised to ensure that the tenant fully understands his/her obligations.

Published 16 June 2017

Blog: How green is your lease?

The commercial lease is being redesigned with sustainability and the environment in mind as tenants and landlords see the advantages of going green. Roisin Bennett, partner in the property department at Reddy Charlton Solicitors in Dublin, explains the concept of the "green lease".

Published 9 June 2017

Richard Grogan on employment law: Notification of hours

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates writes on laws governing notification of hours.

Published 7 June 2017

Just A Minute: Rossa McMahon

This week, solicitor Rossa McMahon of PG McMahon Solicitors in Co Limerick, recent winner in the Munster Solicitor of the Year category at the AIB Irish Law Awards, speaks to Irish Legal News for our regular Just A Minute feature.

Published 1 June 2017

Richard Grogan: Disciplinary hearings – a seismic change for HR/IR professionals and lawyers

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates Solicitors writes on a recent and significant High Court ruling.

Published 1 June 2017

Richard Grogan on employment law: Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates Solicitors writes on the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act.

Published 31 May 2017

Blog: Another HSE report, but have lessons been learned?

Karen Kearney, medical negligence solicitor at Cantillons Solicitors in Cork, questions if the Government has learned lessons from a new report on perinatal deaths.

Published 25 May 2017

Richard Grogan on employment law: Employment equality legislation – retirement age

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates writes on the need for employers to think ahead to their employees' retirement.

Published 25 May 2017

Blog: European Medicines Agency — Ireland's Brexit opportunity?

Gillian Rea, solicitor at Dublin firm Baily Homan Smyth McVeigh, writes on the opportunities for Ireland from the relocation of the European Medicines Agency away from Britain following the UK's exit from the EU.

Published 24 May 2017

NI Blog: Voting rights and Irish presidential elections

Professor Colin Harvey from QUB School of Law and barrister Mark Bassett offer their view on whether Irish citizens abroad should have a right to vote in Presidential elections.

Published 24 May 2017

NI Blog: Extraordinary circumstances in flight delay cases

In the second piece for The Bar of Northern Ireland’s second Spotlight on the Young Bar series, Louise Maguire BL writes on flight delay compensation.

Published 17 May 2017

Richard Grogan on employment law: Procedural fairness

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates writes on the importance of procedural fairness to unfair dismissal cases.

Published 15 May 2017

Blog: Is Stephen Fry at risk of being prosecuted for blasphemy?

Derek Walsh, solicitor at Keating Connolly Sellors in Limerick, writes on the blasphemy investigation into Stephen Fry.

Published 9 May 2017