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...

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....

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...

Nice day for a walk but…

The High Court recently overturned a Circuit Court decision whereby an award of €40,000 was made to a hill walker who sustained injuries while...

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...

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...

Dash Cams and Drones

We have all become used to the camera phone however readers may be interested to note that more and more people are mounting dash...

Lessons learned from school accident

Injury There was an interesting recent High Court case just prior to Christmas where a student who sustained an injury while playing hockey lost a...

Where there is a will, there is a way…

Here are some pointers when making a will with your solicitor.  While some people endeavour to make a will at home, the reality is...

Changes to Dwelling House Exemption

Prior to budget 2017, there was a major concern by the government that wealthy people were using what was known as a“dwelling house exemption”to...