In the News

Access to personal records Jun 30

If you give your personal details to a person or an organisation they have a responsibility to keep your personal details private and safe. This does not arise if you go to your local newsagents and buy the weekly newspaper. It does ...

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Powers of Attorney Jun 16

A Power of Attorney is a legal document created by a person which allows another person to step into their shoes to carry out legal transactions on their behalf. It usually arises when a person, known as the Donor, knows that ...

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Whistle Blowers May 19

Over the past number of days and weeks, there has been much discussion about Garda Whistle Blowers. The name of Sergeant Maurice McCabe has been exchanged with the former Minister for Justice, Alan Shatter, the former Garda Commissioner and other members ...

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Jury Service May 12

Every person who is over 18 years of age and who is entered on the Register of Dail Electors is eligible to be called for Jury Service.

Under the Juries Act, 1976 and subsequent amending legislation all persons within a defined area can ...

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When Dogs Attack Apr 14

During the last General Election campaign our own Minister for Sport and Fine Gael TD Michael Ring was bitten by a dog while canvassing. Thankfully he was not injured and lost no votes because of it!

However, there is a serious side to ...

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