Learner Drivers and the Law: Know your Obligations

Many of you will be familiar with the tragic road traffic accident which occurred in County Cork in 2015, involving a learner driver.  The...

A Fair Deal for All

The nursing homes support scheme, also known as the “Fair Deal” Scheme, is a scheme that most people are familiar with. In recent times...

Personal Injuries Assessment Board – Tips and Traps

As I deal mainly with personal injury compensation claims I am often asked to explain the workings of the Personal Injuries Assessment Board PIAB....

Be Physical but Stay Within the Rules

Football is a topic we are all happy to talk about this week given the success in the National League by Kerry. In that...

Registration of Right of Way

A right of way arises if you own a piece of land and in order to get to it you must pass over a...

Look to the Future

Planning for your future is an important task that all of us should focus on and dedicate time to. From a legal perspective it...

Tips for Motor Shopping

Buying a second-hand car is a transaction that most of us will engage in at some point in our lives. There is a big...

Don’t Forget The Victims

Insurance spin Sunday 20thNovember was World Day of Remembrance for the victims of road traffic accidents. I felt a significant frustration for the families of...

Complaint to the Financial Ombudsman is no defence

The Financial Services Ombudsman is a statutory officer who deals independently with unresolved complaints from consumers about their individual dealings with all financial services...

New Garda Drug Testing Powers

New measures under the Road Traffic Act, 2016 which provide for Preliminary Drug Testing came into effect on 12th April 2017. These measures will enable...