Legal Liability for Animals in Ireland

While the majority of fatal farm accidents in the last number of years were caused by machinery, deaths caused by animals also feature. This is a reminder to farmers not only of the dangers but also the liabilities that are associated with stock. The legal rules which...

The Importance of a Properly Drafted Will

In a recent case on succession, Judge Paul Gilligan ruled that the homemade will of poet John O’Donohue was void due to uncertainty of its terms and meaning. The resulting decision meant that the entire €2 million estate left by the poet passed to his mother Josie....