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# solicitor - Thursday 6 May, 2021

Solicitor faces jail term over €120,000 social welfare fraud
# Courts
# Courts

Solicitor faces jail term over €120,000 social welfare fraud

May 6th 2021, 5:13 PM 89,979 Views 0 Comments

Herbert Kilcline (60) said he felt entitled to the payments after being excluded from compensation made to victims of Thalidomide.

# solicitor - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Top criminal solicitor sent for trial accused of theft and perverting course of justice
# Courts
# Courts

Top criminal solicitor sent for trial accused of theft and perverting course of justice

Jun 16th 2020, 3:42 PM 40,137 Views 0 Comments

Cahir O’Higgins, 45, appeared at Dublin District Court today.

# solicitor - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

Top defence solicitor accused of theft and perverting course of justice
# Courts
# Courts

Top defence solicitor accused of theft and perverting course of justice

May 5th 2020, 3:50 PM 44,835 Views 0 Comments

The solicitor is accused of theft of €400 belonging to a Spanish man who had been a defendant in court proceedings.

# solicitor - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Solicitor avoids jail time after giving mobile phone to incarcerated rapist
# Joanna Kangley
# Joanna Kangley

Solicitor avoids jail time after giving mobile phone to incarcerated rapist

Apr 9th 2019, 5:28 PM 22,615 Views 0 Comments

Joanne Kangley (41) appeared at Portlaoise Circuit Court pleading guilty to the offence.

# solicitor - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

New part-time training course to become a solicitor set to be offered
# Fully Qualified
# Fully Qualified

New part-time training course to become a solicitor set to be offered

Nov 21st 2018, 6:15 AM 29,586 Views 13 Comments

That is one recommendation in a new report launched by the Law Society of Ireland today.

# solicitor - Friday 9 November, 2018

Solicitor tells High Court she was discriminated against because she is 'a woman and a black African'
# Mental Health Commission
# Mental Health Commission

Solicitor tells High Court she was discriminated against because she is 'a woman and a black African'

Nov 9th 2018, 10:31 PM 36,035 Views 72 Comments

The solicitor was asked about her qualifications and training while representing a patient at a Mental Health tribunal.

# solicitor - Thursday 26 April, 2018

Cousins jailed for 'fatal burglary' have prison sentences increased after originals found to be too lenient
# Courts
# Courts

Cousins jailed for 'fatal burglary' have prison sentences increased after originals found to be too lenient

Apr 26th 2018, 8:11 PM 17,527 Views 0 Comments

The man collapsed and died as he was about to confront the two intruders in his home.

# solicitor - Saturday 24 February, 2018

'It has a big impact on loved ones': Probate delays leave families waiting months to resolve inheritance
# Inheritance
# Inheritance

'It has a big impact on loved ones': Probate delays leave families waiting months to resolve inheritance

Feb 24th 2018, 3:41 PM 32,913 Views 33 Comments

TD Barry Cowen said this means families coping with funeral costs are left waiting for months before they can inherit the estate.

# solicitor - Friday 24 November, 2017

Solicitor accused of bringing cocaine to inmate at Mountjoy Prison
# Wallet Search
# Wallet Search

Solicitor accused of bringing cocaine to inmate at Mountjoy Prison

Nov 24th 2017, 8:15 PM 26,261 Views 0 Comments

Cocaine worth €25 was allegedly found when his wallet was searched during a professional visit to the jail.

# solicitor - Monday 28 August, 2017

Retired Gorse Hill solicitor Brian O'Donnell formally exits bankruptcy
# Courts
# Courts

Retired Gorse Hill solicitor Brian O'Donnell formally exits bankruptcy

Aug 28th 2017, 5:30 PM 23,627 Views 42 Comments

He was formally discharged from bankruptcy at a sitting of the High Court.

# solicitor - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

How does a person end up owning land that belonged to Dublin City Council?
# Adverse Possession
# Adverse Possession

How does a person end up owning land that belonged to Dublin City Council?

Jun 21st 2017, 6:10 AM 41,541 Views 17 Comments

Cases of adverse possession are quite common in Ireland.

# solicitor - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Solicitor questioned after suspected cocaine found in his wallet in Mountjoy prison
# Drugs
# Drugs

Solicitor questioned after suspected cocaine found in his wallet in Mountjoy prison

Feb 9th 2017, 12:23 PM 30,171 Views 38 Comments

The substance was found during the screening process and the man was removed from the prison by gardaí.

# solicitor - Monday 2 May, 2016

If you're fighting over a €250k house, you could lose it all in legal fees
# Where There's A Will
# Where There's A Will

If you're fighting over a €250k house, you could lose it all in legal fees

May 2nd 2016, 10:00 PM 25,645 Views 10 Comments

Arguing over a will? Here’s some advice from a barrister.

# solicitor - Friday 2 October, 2015

Family were 'extraordinary' to sit face-to-face with men who carried out terrifying raid
# Tipperary
# Tipperary

Family were 'extraordinary' to sit face-to-face with men who carried out terrifying raid

Oct 2nd 2015, 8:51 AM 19,891 Views 45 Comments

Kieran Cleary said no offer of compensation has been made to help the Corcoran family with medical bills.

# solicitor - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

End of the (Vico) road? The O'Donnells have until 12 noon tomorrow to leave Gorse Hill
# Time Is Running Out
# Time Is Running Out

End of the (Vico) road? The O'Donnells have until 12 noon tomorrow to leave Gorse Hill

Apr 28th 2015, 4:12 PM 16,951 Views 48 Comments

The Supreme Court blocked their latest legal appeal this afternoon.

# solicitor - Monday 2 March, 2015

Solicitor barricades himself inside Killiney mansion
# Court
# Court

Solicitor barricades himself inside Killiney mansion

Mar 2nd 2015, 10:51 PM 40,381 Views 0 Comments

The case has been put back in the High Court until tomorrow afternoon.

# solicitor - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Sligo Hospital apologises to family of woman who died after giving birth
# Sally Rowlette
# Sally Rowlette

Sligo Hospital apologises to family of woman who died after giving birth

Dec 4th 2014, 10:59 PM 19,803 Views 27 Comments

The jury at Sally Rowlette’s inquest returned a unanimous verdict of medical misadventure yesterday.

# solicitor - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Family still don't know where Roma boy (2) was kept overnight by HSE
# Apology
# Apology

Family still don't know where Roma boy (2) was kept overnight by HSE

Jul 1st 2014, 9:06 AM 9,637 Views 66 Comments

The family of the young boy are suing the State for breach of constitutional rights.

# solicitor - Monday 23 June, 2014

Lawyers warn that plans to close four Dublin courts threaten 'the fabric of Ireland's justice system'
# Chopping Block
# Chopping Block

Lawyers warn that plans to close four Dublin courts threaten 'the fabric of Ireland's justice system'

Jun 23rd 2014, 10:30 AM 6,906 Views 40 Comments

77 local courts around the country have closed down in the last six years – and now four Dublin courts are on the chopping block.

# solicitor - Monday 3 March, 2014

Stardust families "beg on their knees" for government to discharge €192k costs
# Fatal Blaze
# Fatal Blaze

Stardust families "beg on their knees" for government to discharge €192k costs

Mar 3rd 2014, 1:17 PM 11,284 Views 15 Comments

They have sent a solicitor’s letter to the Taoiseach but also set up a fundraising account.

# solicitor - Monday 27 January, 2014

Have you received a solicitor's letter from Duke Chambers? It could be a scam
# Fraud
# Fraud

Have you received a solicitor's letter from Duke Chambers? It could be a scam

Jan 27th 2014, 8:54 AM 13,433 Views 24 Comments

The Law Society is warning that it has no record of Duke Chambers, Duke Solicitors, or a solicitor called Mr Steven Duke.

# solicitor - Monday 2 December, 2013

Thomas Byrne to be sentenced this afternoon
# Fraud
# Fraud

Thomas Byrne to be sentenced this afternoon

Dec 2nd 2013, 1:49 PM 10,545 Views 36 Comments

The 47-year-old was found guilty in the State’s biggest fraud trial last month.

# solicitor - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Runaway solicitor Michael Lynn in court for extradition hearing
# Brazil
# Brazil

Runaway solicitor Michael Lynn in court for extradition hearing

Oct 22nd 2013, 9:00 AM 6,720 Views 0 Comments

A warrant for Lynn’s arrest was issued five years ago after he fled the country, leaving behind debts of over €80 million.

# solicitor - Sunday 15 September, 2013

Meet the solicitor who's changing the power balance in finding legal help
# Anonymous
# Anonymous

Meet the solicitor who's changing the power balance in finding legal help

Sep 15th 2013, 5:00 PM 19,958 Views 22 Comments

A new website, set up by a Cork solicitor, could be a gamechanging way of finding legal help.

# solicitor - Friday 30 August, 2013

Runaway solicitor Michael Lynn arrested in Brazil
# Fugitive
# Fugitive

Runaway solicitor Michael Lynn arrested in Brazil

Aug 30th 2013, 10:52 PM 33,375 Views 110 Comments

A warrant for his arrest was issued five years ago after the solicitor fled the country, leaving behind debts of over €80 million.

# solicitor - Sunday 4 August, 2013

Bethany Home survivor appeals to Taoiseach over redress
# Bethany Home
# Bethany Home

Bethany Home survivor appeals to Taoiseach over redress

Aug 4th 2013, 8:15 AM 2,920 Views 10 Comments

Derek Leinster has said that he would like Enda Kenny to set up a small committee “to do the right thing”.

# solicitor - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

New information leads to arrest over 2011 stabbing of Dublin solicitor
# Crime
# Crime

New information leads to arrest over 2011 stabbing of Dublin solicitor

May 28th 2013, 12:05 PM 8,390 Views 18 Comments

The female victim has recovered from the incident.

# solicitor - Friday 10 May, 2013

Two men arrested after burglary and fire at Chief Whip's office
# Burglary
# Burglary

Two men arrested after burglary and fire at Chief Whip's office

May 10th 2013, 2:28 PM 9,587 Views 28 Comments

The men were also arrested in connection with a similar incident at a solicitor’s office in New Ross.

# solicitor - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Column: Decisions in the family courts will be open to scrutiny now the veil has been lifted
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Decisions in the family courts will be open to scrutiny now the veil has been lifted

Apr 9th 2013, 7:00 AM 612 Views 29 Comments

Until now, family court proceedings have been heard ‘in camera’ but new legislation will bring more transparency – and more confidence – to the system, writes solicitor Emma Heron.

# solicitor - Friday 14 December, 2012

Gerry Adams urges Taoiseach: put pressure on for full Pat Finucane inquiry
# Pat Finucane
# Pat Finucane

Gerry Adams urges Taoiseach: put pressure on for full Pat Finucane inquiry

Dec 14th 2012, 10:59 AM 3,647 Views 95 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader said the Irish government ‘needs to shift into a higher gear in support of the Finucane family, who want a public inquiry into the death of Pat finucane.

# solicitor - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

Report on Pat Finucane murder uncovers "shocking levels" of state collusion
# Pat Finucane
# Pat Finucane

Report on Pat Finucane murder uncovers "shocking levels" of state collusion

Dec 12th 2012, 1:42 PM 8,033 Views 35 Comments

David Cameron said that the report found that Pat Finucane could still be alive today had it not been for state involvement.

# solicitor - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Savita: Family to take case to European Court of Human Rights
# Savita
# Savita

Savita: Family to take case to European Court of Human Rights

Nov 29th 2012, 7:19 PM 6,796 Views 108 Comments

Earlier this week, Mrs Halappanavar’s father issued an ultimatum to the Health Minister to announce by today that he was to hold a public inquiry into her death.

# solicitor - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Alan Shatter: I spoke to the Attorney General about impeaching Heather Perrin
# Heather Perrin
# Heather Perrin

Alan Shatter: I spoke to the Attorney General about impeaching Heather Perrin

Nov 28th 2012, 1:49 PM 8,692 Views 41 Comments

Former District Court judge Heather Perrin was sentenced to two and a half years in jail today after being found guilty of deception. She has resigned – but the Justice Minister had planned to impeach her if she hadn’t.

Former judge Heather Perrin handed jail sentence for deception
# Heather Perrin
# Heather Perrin

Former judge Heather Perrin handed jail sentence for deception

Nov 28th 2012, 1:21 PM 9,644 Views 54 Comments

She was handed a two-and-a-half-year term after being found guilty of inducing a client to leave half of his estate to her children.

# solicitor - Sunday 13 November, 2011

Column: Technology in the courtroom? Take care where you click
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Technology in the courtroom? Take care where you click

Nov 13th 2011, 6:00 PM 136 Views 20 Comments

Solicitor and NUIG lecturer Paul Lambert has been researching the role the internet and broadcast media might have in Irish courts in the future – and why caution is needed.

# solicitor - Tuesday 14 September, 2010

Solicitor bought several properties from client's estate
# Ó Ceallaigh
# Ó Ceallaigh

Solicitor bought several properties from client's estate

Sep 14th 2010, 8:48 PM 251 Views 0 Comments

Ruairí Ó Ceallaigh used €2.4m of cleints’ money to buy houses and gamble on the stock market.