We have had a number of queries from clients with developmental and agricultural holdings in respect of the legality (or illegality) of cutting hedges during the "closed season". The Wildlife Act 1976 (as amended) provides that it is illegal to cut hedges from the 1st March to the 31st August. This is for the very good reason that birds and [...]
We have recently completed the acquisition and complete refurbishment of an adjoining premises. We now have additional space for meeting rooms and offices. There is also easy ground floor access, and we have ample space for social distancing. As always there is free parking outside the door, but most importantly your legal affairs will be looked after in an honest, [...]
Legal.ie is a new service launched by the litigation department at O'Dowd Solicitors. Available at www.legal.ie it provides a the same traditional values of a law firm, but in a wholly online setting. We can provide online consultations, collaborative workspaces and simply straightforward communications.
Read some of the views of Solicitor Mícheál O'Dowd on the Personal Injuries Register that never happened over at thejournal.ie. We advise extensively on both Personal Injuries matters and on the GDPR, so it is great to get the opportunity to speak on both: Read more here
Every so often we update our guide to making a will in Ireland. The October 2017 update takes into account the (lack of) changes made to the CAT thresholds for 2018; and has an updated questionnaire to make it even easier for you to make your will with O'Dowd Solicitors. Download the guide here.
Due to Storm Ophelia, the offices in Glanmire are currently without power. While we take our quills, parchment and typewriters out of storage you may contact us on 0863293138.
We are delighted to offer the 2017 edition of our conveyancing guide for download. This guide sets out the steps and pitfalls associated with buying a property and sets out a roadmap for the buyer. The guide can be downloaded free here. If you need any further information on buying, selling or remortgaging, please don't forget to request a quote [...]
Gheorghe Pista was awarded €2 million in a negligence case against his employer after being brutally bludgeoned with a hammer while going about his job. Mr. Pista, a clamper originally from Romania, was left with permanent and devastating brain damage and requires round-the-clock assistance with the most basic of daily activities. In a separate criminal case, Gerard Sweeney pleaded guilty [...]