A new Criminal Courthouse has opened at Anglesea Street in Cork. The building originally houses all District Court sittings, but it is now a dedicated Criminal Court. The renovated building is up and running after almost three years, with works costing up to €34 million. It was closed at the end of July 2015, with […]
Legislation to promote the use of mediation as an alternative to court proceedings has been signed into law by President Michael D. Higgins. The Department of Justice has said the law signed yesterday will speed up resolution of disputes, reduce legal costs associated with such disputes, and reduce or avoid the stress involved in adversarial […]
The General Data Protection Regulation will come into force on 25 May 2018 replacing the existing data protection framework under the EU Data Protection Directive. The regulation governs the privacy practices of any company handling EU citizens’ data, whether or not that company is located in the EU. It will tighten the rules for obtaining […]
Most of the provisions of the Companies (Accounting) Act, 2017 came into effect on the 9th of June 2017 and makes a number of changes to the 2014 Act. The main changes are: The new Act transposes the EU Accounting Directive into Irish law. The directive deals with annual financial statements, consolidated financial statements and related […]
The new website for Timothy J. Hegarty & Son has been launched.