Tom O'Connor

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Ireland's legal profession was stunned and saddened yesterday to learn of the untimely death of solicitor Richard Grogan who passed away after a short illness at the age of 65. After graduating from Blackrock College in 1975, Mr Grogan studied law at University College Dublin where he received an ho

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The Supreme Court delivered its judgment in O'Shea v Tilman Anhold & Horse Holiday Farm Ltd on the 23rd of October 24 years ago. The case related to a night-time collision between the plaintiff’s car and a horse owned by the second-named defendant holiday farm. The incident caused signific

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The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) gave judgment in the significant case of Airey v Ireland 43 years ago this Sunday. The case was taken by the late Josie Airey who sought a High Court separation order from her abusive and alcoholic husband of around 20 years. However, Mrs Airey could not af

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