Irish Legal News

Cause for Celebration

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We had the wonderful news this week of our first day in so many with no deaths reported from Covid-19. This really is worthy of celebration and something of which we should all be proud of the collective effort that made it happen. Well done you! It is of course particularly poignant that this achievement [...]

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The New Normal

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So we saw a little easing of restrictions this week with garden centres and hardware shops opening and a bit more leeway on what we can do outside. It is welcome but we need to remain cautious and responsible and keep following the health advice. We've achieved an awful lot just by doing simple like [...]

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Do You Believe In God?

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Well, do you? (Don’t answer that by the way, it is, for the avoidance of any doubt, a rhetorical question!) But it’s a pretty personal question, isn’t it? In fact, it’s one that I wouldn’t feel comfortable asking, or answering, in normal social interactions. It’s intrusive and potentially embarrassing and nobody else’s business but your [...]

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Urgent Change to Affidavits Required By Covid-19 Pandemic To Enable Access to Justice

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We have all restricted our activities as directed by the Government to do what we can to slow the spread of the Covid-19 Corona Virus. While legal services have been designated as essential services, legal practitioners have also restricted activities to those that are essential and that can be delivered safely. This involves most people [...]

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Flor McCarthy Personal Injury Solicitor Interviewed on The Sweeney Show Podcast

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Flor was delighted and honoured to have recently been invited to be interviewed on The Sweeney Show Podcast. During the interview, Flor and David Sweeney covered many topics training from Flor's early years in law to the present day and navigating our current (COVID-19) situation. Flor talks about how he can draw from past experiences [...]

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An Online Resource Guide – COVID-19

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What can we say about the past few weeks? It’s been a rollercoaster. We are all living a very different reality to this time last month. We have had to adapt and adjust almost overnight to a new way of living. We now face an uncertain road. One that will not be easy to travel [...]

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New Build v Second-Hand Home

New Build v Second-Hand Home

In ths article we weigh up the pros and cons of purchasing a new build home v second-hand home. With such an important decision comes great reponsibility.

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West Cork Business & Tourism Awards 2019

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We’ve had quite a year here in McCarthy + Co. Solicitors. From our delight at our Business All-Star accreditation back in March, to our win at the Irish Law Awards in June. We then got word that we had been shortlisted for not one but TWO awards at the West Cork Business & Tourism awards [...]

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Irish Law Awards Final 2019

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In recent news, we are honoured to have been nominated for four awards at this year's Irish Law Awards. We are so proud of our team here and due to their continual hard work, we are delighted to be finalists within the following categories: Legal Executive of the Year – Deirdre O’DonovanPersonal Injury/Medical Negligence Law [...]

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4 most common workplace accidents and injuries

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Workplace accidents and injuries are a common occurrence. They often vary in severity yet a lot of people forget or may not be aware that of the fact that it’s possible to receive compensation for genuine injuries. There are a large range of injuries of which here are 4 of the most common: Slipping and [...]

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Top 4 bicycle safety tips and how to avoid an accident

With New Year’s fitness resolutions in order and spring around the corner, more and more people are taking up cycling. While it’s a wonderful activity to be doing regularly, it can be quite dangerous if not gone about correctly, specifically if bicycle paths are limited. In Ireland’s case, there are close to none, unfortunately. This [...]

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Flor Runs The Smoke

Flor after completing the 10k at the Clonakilty Waterfront Marathon in December as part of his preparation for the London Marathon Flor ran the Dublin marathon back in 2016. He said at the time that he ran two marathons on the same day: his first, and his last! Well, it turns out that that might [...]

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