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# legal-advice - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

Ceann Comhairle tells TDs legal advice says virtual Dáil sittings would be 'unconstitutional'
# Virtual Dáil
# Virtual Dáil

Ceann Comhairle tells TDs legal advice says virtual Dáil sittings would be 'unconstitutional'

Apr 21st 2020, 7:37 AM 10,318 Views 29 Comments

Seán Ó Fearhaíl said that a number of members had asked if virtual Dáil sittings could be possible.

# legal-advice - Thursday 9 May, 2019

FAI claims legal privilege over 10 documents provided to State watchdog as part of probe
# Legal Advice
# Legal Advice

FAI claims legal privilege over 10 documents provided to State watchdog as part of probe

May 9th 2019, 1:15 PM 17,082 Views 0 Comments

The High Court is to determine whether the documents contain privileged material.

# legal-advice - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

The secret Brexit legal advice has been published in full
# Christmas Comes Early
# Christmas Comes Early

The secret Brexit legal advice has been published in full

Dec 5th 2018, 12:01 PM 38,840 Views 54 Comments

MPs suspected that the Attorney General’s private advice to the PM would be much more scathing than the published summary.

# legal-advice - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

Varadkar says Coveney's call for two-thirds majority lock in abortion law is unconstitutional
# Legal Advice
# Legal Advice

Varadkar says Coveney's call for two-thirds majority lock in abortion law is unconstitutional

Mar 27th 2018, 5:55 PM 32,563 Views 184 Comments

The Cabinet is discussing potential abortion legislation today.

# legal-advice - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Lukaku seeking legal advice over 'voodoo' claim
# Dispute
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# Dispute

Lukaku seeking legal advice over 'voodoo' claim

Jan 10th 2018, 7:18 PM 8,942 Views 6 Comments

Everton’s major shareholder Farhad Moshiri that a message influenced the striker’s decision to leave the club in the summer.

# legal-advice - Monday 25 December, 2017

'There is a solution for everybody': Debtors urged not to put their heads in the sand in 2018
# Arrears
# Arrears

'There is a solution for everybody': Debtors urged not to put their heads in the sand in 2018

Dec 25th 2017, 7:30 AM 7,130 Views 10 Comments

Legal and financial experts say there are ways they can help – especially if people come to them at an early stage.

# legal-advice - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Judge criticises 'meaningless' legal 'advice' issued to couple evicted from their home
# Courts
# Courts

Judge criticises 'meaningless' legal 'advice' issued to couple evicted from their home

Oct 10th 2017, 6:38 PM 38,382 Views 0 Comments

KBC Bank issued a repossession order to the couple.

# legal-advice - Monday 31 July, 2017

Abusive husband allowed back into home after wife couldn't afford €130 legal aid fee
# Free Legal Aid
# Free Legal Aid

Abusive husband allowed back into home after wife couldn't afford €130 legal aid fee

Jul 31st 2017, 6:00 AM 102,965 Views 69 Comments

The woman’s case has been highlighted by Flac today as it calls for this fee to be waived for victims of domestic abuse.

# legal-advice - 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 25,336 Views 10 Comments

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

# legal-advice - Monday 6 July, 2015

Have a noisy neighbour who wrecks your head? Here's what you can do about it
# Shut Up
# Shut Up

Have a noisy neighbour who wrecks your head? Here's what you can do about it

Jul 6th 2015, 12:07 PM 112,964 Views 49 Comments

Most of us have had one at some stage.

# legal-advice - Saturday 14 March, 2015

Sinn Féin are bringing in the lawyers over alleged abuse investigations
# Legal Advice
# Legal Advice

Sinn Féin are bringing in the lawyers over alleged abuse investigations

Mar 14th 2015, 8:38 PM 23,970 Views 0 Comments

Pearse Doherty says claims by Regina Doherty are “scurrilous”.

# legal-advice - Thursday 9 October, 2014

This ex-Siptu official is resisting TDs' attempts to ask him about a 'slush fund'
# No Comment
# No Comment

This ex-Siptu official is resisting TDs' attempts to ask him about a 'slush fund'

Oct 9th 2014, 12:06 PM 6,973 Views 15 Comments

Matt Merrigan says there’s an ongoing garda investigation.

# legal-advice - Monday 7 July, 2014

Over 80% more people sought legal advice for housing issues last year
# FLAC
# FLAC

Over 80% more people sought legal advice for housing issues last year

Jul 7th 2014, 8:40 PM 5,654 Views 2 Comments

The total number of queries to FLAC centres was up more than 10% compared to 2012.

# legal-advice - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Mick Wallace is seeking legal advice on Shatter's data protection breach
# Prime Time Remarks
# Prime Time Remarks

Mick Wallace is seeking legal advice on Shatter's data protection breach

May 7th 2014, 8:56 AM 6,402 Views 54 Comments

He stressed that if he takes any legal action, it would not be at the taxpayer’s expense.

# legal-advice - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

RTÉ bosses say that fighting Pantigate action would have been 'foolhardy'
# Legal Advice
# Legal Advice

RTÉ bosses say that fighting Pantigate action would have been 'foolhardy'

Mar 26th 2014, 11:57 AM 9,004 Views 51 Comments

RTÉ’s top brass faced the Oireachtas Communications Committee today with defamation laws on the agenda.

# legal-advice - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Irish Water will spend nearly €86 million on consultants, contractors and legal advice
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Irish Water will spend nearly €86 million on consultants, contractors and legal advice

Jan 14th 2014, 10:51 PM 17,134 Views 100 Comments

The new utility company’s submission to the Oireachtas Environment Committee outlines how up to €180 million will be spent to establish it.

# legal-advice - Saturday 14 September, 2013

Column: Making the poorest pay more is no way to cut waiting lists for legal aid
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Making the poorest pay more is no way to cut waiting lists for legal aid

Sep 14th 2013, 12:00 PM 65 Views 23 Comments

Reforms announced yesterday in the civil legal aid scheme, including increases in the minimum contributions for applicants, may mean that people who need help to access justice will be excluded, writes Yvonne O’Sullivan.

# legal-advice - Monday 15 July, 2013

Rise in 'accidental landlords' as homeowners rent out properties to cover mortgage costs
# Legal Advice
# Legal Advice

Rise in 'accidental landlords' as homeowners rent out properties to cover mortgage costs

Jul 15th 2013, 9:03 AM 14,433 Views 56 Comments

FLAC noted a “striking” rise in queries about housing such matters, which were up almost 70 per cent since 2011.

# legal-advice - Saturday 2 March, 2013

Calls for Magdalenes to be given independent legal advice
# Legal Advice
# Legal Advice

Calls for Magdalenes to be given independent legal advice

Mar 2nd 2013, 7:15 AM 2,624 Views 8 Comments

A solicitor for some of the London-based women says the State should pay for legal representation as it did during the Redress Scheme.

# legal-advice - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Justice Department got no specific legal advice on Magdalene report response
# Magdalenes
# Magdalenes

Justice Department got no specific legal advice on Magdalene report response

Feb 6th 2013, 12:55 PM 4,543 Views 14 Comments

The government has come under fire for failing to provide a full apology on behalf of the State for its role in the Magdalene Laundries.

# legal-advice - Thursday 25 October, 2012

Government "considering legal advice" over mobility allowance
# Mobility Allowance
# Mobility Allowance

Government "considering legal advice" over mobility allowance

Oct 25th 2012, 11:45 AM 3,273 Views 14 Comments

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore said today that the government will be seeking legal advice before it proceeds on acting on the “illegal” upper age limit for the allowance.

# legal-advice - Friday 24 August, 2012

Column: Pretending this mortgage crisis isn't happening won't make it go away
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Pretending this mortgage crisis isn't happening won't make it go away

Aug 24th 2012, 7:45 PM 46 Views 41 Comments

One in ten people who have a mortgage in Ireland are struggling to pay it off. Where is the urgency in solving this epidemic, asks Noeline Blackwell.

# legal-advice - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

Free legal advice service sees demand increase
# Legal Advice
# Legal Advice

Free legal advice service sees demand increase

Jun 19th 2012, 2:10 PM 2,155 Views 16 Comments

FLAC advice service dealt with over 25,000 queries last year.

# legal-advice - Saturday 3 March, 2012

Column: Ignore the conspiracy theories - the household charge must be paid
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Ignore the conspiracy theories - the household charge must be paid

Mar 3rd 2012, 8:15 AM 408 Views 212 Comments

There is an increasing amount of gibberish masquerading as legal fact about things like the household charge, writes Fergal Crehan. It’s dangerous and it needs to end.

# legal-advice - Monday 13 February, 2012

Banking crisis: Central Bank paid out €30m in consultancy fees in 2011
# Banking Crisis
# Banking Crisis

Banking crisis: Central Bank paid out €30m in consultancy fees in 2011

Feb 13th 2012, 1:18 PM 1,948 Views 12 Comments

Law firm Arthur Cox seems to be the big winner in terms of consultancy contracts with the Central Bank, NTMA and Department of Finance.

# legal-advice - Friday 25 November, 2011

'Significant' rise in numbers referred to free legal scheme
# Recession
# Recession

'Significant' rise in numbers referred to free legal scheme

Nov 25th 2011, 11:24 AM 942 Views 0 Comments

The Bar Council’s Voluntary Assistance Scheme is seeing more people with debt issues who cannot afford legal representation.

# legal-advice - Thursday 31 March, 2011

Enterprise Minister Bruton seeks legal advice on closure of Smithfield Horse Fair
# Smithfield
# Smithfield

Enterprise Minister Bruton seeks legal advice on closure of Smithfield Horse Fair

Mar 31st 2011, 1:57 PM 704 Views 0 Comments

The move follows violence at the fair earlier this month.