A French woman is facing trial for insulting President Emmanuel Macron by calling him "filth" in a Facebook post. She risks a €12,000 fine at the trial to be held later this year.
New workers’ rights, including domestic violence leave, have been introduced under the Work Life Balance Bill passed by the Oireachtas. Children, equality, disability, integration and youth minister Roderic O'Gorman has today welcomed the Work Life Balance and Miscellaneous Provisions Bill 202
Mulholland Law has welcomed Clodagh Roe to the firm. Ms Roe is a Dundalk native and a graduate of Maynooth University where she read law and graduated in 2021 with honours in her Bachelors of Civil Laws. During her undergraduate studies she predominately focused on criminology and social justice mat
Professor Dagmar Schiek of University College Cork (UCC) has been awarded a European Union research grant of €2.5 million to develop a new theory of European law. Professor Schiek is the first legal scholar in Ireland to secure an ERC Advanced Grant.
David McCartney (Clarus Press) and authors Professor Neville Cox, Dr Val Corbett and Mark Connaughton SC are pictured above at the launch of Employment Law in Ireland, 2nd Ed, in Trinity College Dublin.
The Council of Europe's Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) has expressed deep concern over the UK's Illegal Migration Bill and its lack of compliance with core elements of the Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings. GRETA stress
Belfast-based Millar McCall Wylie has appointed Jan Cunningham as its new managing partner in a development that it describes as "a positive, natural progression as the firm continues to evolve". The firm, which employs 53 staff between its Belfast city centre and Ballyhackamore offices, has continu
FLAC has responded to comments made by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in which he repeatedly advised tenants facing eviction to contact FLAC. During Leaders' Questions this week, Mr Varadkar said that "FLAC or others... can outline to [those faced with a notice of termination] what their best options a
International law firm Addleshaw Goddard LLP has marked its first year in Ireland with the launch of a new energy practice. The firm has recruited partner Gavin Blake to head up the new practice, bringing with him more than 15 years of experience advising clients in the Irish energy sector.
Tughans has appointed two new solicitors in recent months. Kerry Dumican qualified as a solicitor in Northern Ireland in November 2022 and since joining the team in Tughans has gained experience acting for both UK and Irish banks across a range of banking matters including secured lending, property
Who said judges were out of touch with everyday life? A member of the bench, among other things, has been fired after it was revealed he creates pornography on the adult website OnlyFans.
The Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) today published the first set in what will be a series of short animations to assist users of WRC services and to promote more harmonious workplace relations generally. The animations cover a range of WRC services including:
William Hill Group has fined £19.2 million over social responsibility and anti-money laundering (AML) failures, avoiding a ban after the regulator considered a licence suspension.
DLA Piper has expanded its intellectual property & technology (IPT) practice in Ireland with the appointment of new partner Aoife Murphy. Ms Murphy, previously a partner in Whitney Moore, will lead the firm’s Irish patent litigation team bringing with her notable experience in the life sci
A new report severely criticises the Defence Forces as resistant to change, with out-of-date HR policies and procedures and simply not fit-for-purpose in tackling unacceptable behaviour, bullying, discrimination, harassment, and sexual harassment. Tánaiste and defence minister Micheál