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HOMS Sponsor Race at Limerick Races (28.12.2010)

Holmes O’Malley Sexton were delighted to sponsor a race on 28th December 2010 at Limerick Races. Harry Fehily, Managing Partner (left) and Robert Bourke, Partner (right) present a trophy to t....

Adoption Act 2010 (19.11.2010)

The Adoption Act, 2010 (“the Act”) came into force on the 1st November 2010. This new act consolidates all existing laws in relation to adoption into one single piece of legislation and....

European Court of Justice says rights of Irish unmarried father not breached (19.11.2010)

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that the family rights of an Irish unmarried father who helped rear his children over a ten year period were not breached as a result of the children's....

Recording Companies Suffer Setback in Litigation with Internet Service Providers (1.11.2010)

The October 11th decision of Justice Charleton of the High Court in the case of EMI Records (Ireland) Limited & others -v- UPC Communications Ireland Limited represents a significant new twist ....

Rights of Way and Rights to Cut Turf – Act Fast or Risk Losing These Rights (1.11.2010)

The Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Act, 2009 (“the Act”) has introduced significant changes to the law on easements and profits á prendre from 1st December 2009. This article d....

Fourth Legal Education Symposium (1.11.2010)

We were delighted to sponsor the Fourth Legal Education Symposium which was hosted by the University of Limerick this year.

Recent catastrophic injury case highlights the need for reform (20.10.2010)

A County Cavan woman was recently awarded over €5 million in compensation after suffering catastrophic injuries in a road traffic accident. The car in which she was travelling as a passenger s....

Irish Greyhound Board's stadium officially opens (8.10.2010)

We are delighted that the Irish Greyhound Board's new greyhound stadium has officially opened. The €20 million state of the art facility, which can accommodate 2,900 spectators, will be of imm....

Three Judge Divisional Court Convened to Hear NAMA Challenge (5.10.2010)

A three judge divisional court of the High Court was convened this week to hear business man Paddy McKillen's challenge in respect of NAMA taking over loans from Anglo Irish Bank.

Hip replacement product recalls a cause for concern (9.9.2010)

The Health Service Executive has announced that following the recent worldwide recall of artificial hips by DePuy Orthopeadics, a US based firm and a unit of Johnson & Johnson, some 3,500

“Imaginative and Unique” settlement approved by the High Court (13.8.2010)

The High Court recently approved a landmark interim structured settlement for a severely-injured man whose life expectancy is uncertain. In most cases involving claims for cost of future care, sett....

Wrongful conviction of speeding motorists (11.8.2010)

Thousands of Irish motorists convicted under Section 5 of the Road Traffic Act 2004 may now be able to have those convictions quashed as a result of a recent judicial review case. 

New provisions on Building Energy Ratings Certificates (8.7.2010)

Building Energy Rating (BER) Certificates were introduced by The European Communities (Energy Performance of Buildings) Regulations 2006 (SI 666 of 2006) which implemented EU Directive 2002/91/EC o....

Estate planning and making provision for children with special needs advice offered at the Special Olympics Village, Limerick (9.6.2010)

Holmes O’Malley Sexton, Solicitors, offers advice at the Special Olympics Village, Limerick, on estate planning and making provision for children with special needs. For further information c....

Revenue award debt collection contract (1.1.2010)

We are delighted to announce that we have been successful in our tender for the contract for the provision of debt collection legal services to the Revenue Commissioners for a period of six ye....

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