Importance of Making a Will

There is no good reason not to make a Will. Making a Will is one of the important things you can do to protect...

TREATMENT OF JAPANESE KNOTWEED – WHAT IS THE LEGAL POSITION

Japanese Knotweed is a non-native, alien invasive plant species, originally from Japan & Northern China and it was first introduced to Europe in the...

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Farmers, labourers and contractors may wish to bring a personal injury claim if they are involved in an accident and farmers may hold public...

Making a Valid Will

As we are often reminded, there are believed to be just two certainties in life: death and taxes. While this concept may feel somewhat...

HOW TO RECOVER AN OUTSTANDING DEBT

In order for a business or company to survive or become profitable, it is essential that any outstanding debts of the business are recovered....

Dismissing an Employee

The term "snowflake generation" was one of Collins Dictionary's 2016 words of the year. Collins defines the term as "the young adults of the 2010s,...
Divorce

Divorce

Ireland has one of the lowest divorce rates in Europe. Restrictions are enshrined in the Constitution, after a complete ban was removed following a...

The love of land

There is a scene in John B Keane’s play ‘The Field’, where the local parish priest is enquiring of the Bull McCabe as to...

FARM INSPECTIONS WHAT TO LOOK OUT FOR

With the Single Farm Payment (SFP) applications been lodged for the May 15th deadline, every farmer is aware of the possibility of a farm...

Fair Deal

As assets go, agricultural land is unique, in that it has huge capital value but only a very limited earning capacity. Dividing the farm...

Cattle on the Road

It is a common occurrence in rural Ireland, to meet cows on the road, whether they are being moved from one field to another,...

Top 6 Technology Predictions for 2019 Unveiled to Assist Businesses in Cork

The top six technology predictions for 2019 were unveiled by Dell Technologies today to assist businesses in Cork looking to embrace the opportunities afforded...

Designing and Building Your Financial Plan

Saving, investing and building your financial plan can be an overwhelming prospect. Sometimes it can be easier to keep putting the idea off, leaving...

What are your options when you inherit a lump sum?

Very few of us haven’t dreamt of winning the Lotto or waking up to find that we have inherited a large lump sum from...

SOLAR FARMS AN OVERVIEW OF THE LEGAL PROCESS IF ENTERING INTO ANY LEGAL AGREEMENTS...

The Renewable Energy Directive (red) 2009 sets out binding targets for each member state, with the aim being that, in the EU as a...

Wills

Typically, when people feel they “have” to do something, the opposite occurs and they avoid it. It's often the same with creating a will....

Workplace Relations

The establishment of The Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) in 2015 is one of the biggest developments in workers’ rights of the past thirty years....

What Are Your Legal Rights If You Have Been Involved In An Accident

If you have been involved in an accident, you have legal rights and you can potentially bring a claim against the wrongdoing party. Stephen...

10 Tips for First Time Buyers

1. Set up a budget. Look at all the expenses, such as stamp duty, land registry fees, insurance and the cost of a surveyor....

BUYING A PROPERTY FROM A RECEIVER

Buying a property from a receiver can be stressful. In this situation, the warning “caveat emptor” or “buyer beware” is very important. Although appointed by...

Boundary Disputes

Boundary disputes often lead to contentious litigation, but farmers should be aware of the risks of going down that road. The financial cost of...

Irish Firms Look East Ahead of Brexit

A delegation of 15 Irish businesses on Monday commenced a five-day visit to Hong Kong and Macau during which they will seek to strengthen...

Vintners Federation of Ireland Appoints New Communications and Public Affairs Manager

The Vintners’ Federation of Ireland (VFI) has appointed Brian Foley as its new communications and Public Affairs Manager. Brian has 20 years’ experience in the...

An Appreciation of Grandparents – Offspring Perspectives

Grandparents Day The first time I came across the celebration of ‘Grandparents Day’ was in the school where my children attend, Midleton Gaelscoil. My mother...

Dangerous Trees

A happy wedding party was cut short recently when a large tree in a southern California park fell on attendees, killing one and injuring...