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Eversheds Sutherland partner Graham Kenny recalls a dark part of Irish legal history brought to light in a recent Supreme Court case. Last month, a seven-judge Supreme Court unanimously held that the current law that denied John O’Meara a widow’s contributory pension was unconstitutional

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Barry Crushell examines a recent case concerning the dismissal of a pregnant employee. The case of Ms Abbie Walsh v Soraghan Auto Retail Limited T/A Sandyford Motor Centre (ADJ00045841) examines the circumstances under which the dismissal of a pregnant employee will be deemed to amount to a form of

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Law student Alannah Murray offers a critical perspective on the upcoming referendum on 'care'. “The State recognises that the provision of care, by members of a family to one another by reason of the bonds that exist among them, gives to Society a support without which the common good cannot b

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Pa Daly TD and Dr Ian Marder argue their new private members’ bill could be a win-win for victims of crime, people who commit offences and the wider community. We expect our criminal justice system to make us all safer and meet the needs of victims of crime. Yet, our courts face long delays an

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As mergers, acquisitions and strategic representation arrangements have altered the Irish legal scene, the Big Four accountants haven’t been slow to see the opportunity to transform themselves from audit firms to multidisciplinary professional services operations. Having made their first foray

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