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High Court confirms Defamation Act 2009 did not change injunction test

A recent High Court judgement has clarified the threshold to be met in defamation cases where interlocutory orders prohibiting publication are sought, reaffirming the difficulty in obtaining such orders. PG McMahon Solicitors act for the defendant in the case which the plaintiffs allege that a video published on YouTube by the defendant, an autism rights […]

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Data Protection Day 2019

Data Protection Day has taken place on 28 January 2019 since it was launched in 2006 by the Council of Europe. It is marked around the world with events around that date to discuss and highlight privacy risks and solutions. On 24 January 2019 Rossa McMahon joined a panel of experts at the Robert Emmet […]

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Christmas 2018

Our office closes at 1 p.m. on Friday 21 December 2018 and will reopen on Wednesday 2 January 2019. However, you can still get in touch with us and leave a message during the Christmas holidays and you can even book an appointment for 2019 or send us details of an upcoming court appearance. We […]

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PG McMahon joins National Solicitors Alliance

PG McMahon Solicitors has joined the National Solicitors Alliance, which launched in Dublin yesterday. The organisation is an alliance of small and medium sized firms who will compete locally and regionally for personal, corporate and State legal services work. Speaking at the launch, Brian Cunneen of the National Solicitors Alliance, said: The concept is simple – […]

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Redress scheme needed for illegal adoption cases

Rossa McMahon writes in today’s Irish Examiner about some of the legal issues arising out of the illegal adoptions story. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar … says the sense he has from the people affected is that they are looking for information, not money. This is a convenient attitude for the Government to take, but the reality […]

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Irish Law Awards 2018 - MPUs - Excellence in Client Service

Excellence in Client Service Award for PG McMahon

PG McMahon Solicitors are delighted to have been awarded the Excellence in Client Service (Munster) award at this year’s Irish Law Awards. This is the second award for the firm from the Irish Law Awards, with Rossa McMahon awarded Munster Solicitor of the Year in 2017. The Excellence in Client Services Award honours solicitors who […]

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PG McMahon Solicitors shortlisted for two Irish Law Awards

We are pleased to have been shortlisted as finalists in two categories of the Irish Law Awards 2018: The Excellence in Client Services Award honours a firm of solicitors who have implemented a programme, or an initiative  which, in the opinion of the judges, demonstrates a positive, pragmatic and/or worthy striving towards excellence in client services or […]

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What does GDPR mean for you?

The GDPR is rarely out of the news at the moment and many news stories, from Facebook and Cambridge Analytica to the alleged data breach at Independent News and Media, have a data protection aspect. Like the Millennium Bug preparations twenty years ago, organisations around much of the world are working feverishly to be ready […]

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PG McMahon partners with UCC IT Law Clinic

PG McMahon Solicitors are pleased to have joined the panel of solicitors who partner with the IT Law Clinic in University College Cork. The IT Law Clinic is run by UCC postgraduate law students along with academic supervisors and provides legal information to startups on copyright, e-commerce and data protection law. The Clinic is linked […]

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Child restraints in cars

The importance of appropriate child restraints in cars cannot be overstated. According to the Road Safety Authority, 262 children died on Irish roads between 1996 and 2012 and in  almost one third of those cases no child restraints or safety belts were used. A fixed charge notice or court summons for failing to use a […]

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