Dundalk solicitor Conor Breen of McDonough & Breen Solicitors (McDB) has passed away. Mr Breen was best known as principal solicitor at McDonough & Breen Solicitors, where his son Niall also works as a solicitor.
Retired Bangor solicitor Laura Gilbert has passed away, according to the Law Society of Northern Ireland. Mrs Gilbert was formerly a partner at Carnson Gilbert and Neill in Bangor, before that firm amalgamated with Morrow Graham. The firm now practises as CMG Cunningham Dickey in Bangor and Belfast.
Finbarr Flood, an Irish businessman and former chairman of the Labour Court, has passed away at the age of 77. In 1998, he became the first former managing director of a private sector company - Guinness - to chair the Labour Court.
Tributes have been paid to a former Co Limerick judge who has passed away at the age of 65. Judge Mary O’Halloran was appointed to the bench in October 1992 after practising as a solicitor in Tralee for sixteen years, and retired in 2012 after a twenty-year judicial career.
Ireland's former attorney general Patrick Connolly, who was embroiled in the scandal surrounding the arrest of murderer Malcolm MacArthur, has passed away at his home in Dalkey. The formidable barrister served as attorney general between March-August 1982, resigning after Mr MacArthur was arrested o