Irish Legal News

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, who could be against that?  At times concepts like these can seem like motherhood and apple pie, universally good and admired but hardly controversial. Yet in weeks like those we have been through recently, we are reminded how easy it is for these things that are fundamental to human dignity to [...]

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Opening The Doors Again

Sometimes it seems like an eternity since we all suddenly went into lockdown back in March… On the one hand, time felt like it was standing still for much of it as we just got-by day-to-day, but on the other hand, so much has changed so utterly and so rapidly since this all started. But, [...]

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Cause for Celebration

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

A quick update from us…… 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 [...]

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Do You Believe In God?

Statement of Truth

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

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

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

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

West Cork Business & Tourism Awards 2019 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 [...]

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Irish Law Awards Final 2019

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

Common workplace injuries

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. Four of the most common accidents at work Slipping and Tripping: When an employee slips or trips and [...]

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