Top 10 tips for selling up – Solicitor Cork

Being as organised as possible will go a long way to ensure your house sale goes as swiftly as possible. Karen Walsh, solicitor cork outlines some of the steps you need to take. It’s that time of year again when people consider placing their property on the market. Kids have gone back to school and…

Don’t mention the money!

For most of us, conversations about money can be uncomfortable. There is an age-old tradition in Ireland that people do not speak about money, be it their savings, investments, income, debts or otherwise. However, it is very important that couples planning on getting married sit down and have these awkward conversations. Although the thought of…

Don’t forget the legal aspects of parent care

Having an up to date will one of the legalities that prevent difficulties down the line, writes Karen Walsh.   Dear Karen, I don’t want to put my mother in a nursing home. My mother, who is in her 70s, fell and broke her hip last October, and it’s brought some things to a head…

Farming, social media, GDPR: Are you ready for it all?

Embrace social media but be aware of your responsibilities and legal obligations, says Karen Walsh Social media has become increasingly prevalent in the modern world and has become a key tool for businesses when marketing their products. Social media can be an especially useful platform for showing how the farming process works and for promotion…

Knotweed as a private nuisance

Japanese knotweed can pose a risk for farmers, due to its uncontrollable growth and the difficulty in removing it, writes Karen Walsh. Here, we discuss potential legal implications for farmers having Japanese knotweed on their land. The legislative position is that under the Noxious Weeds Act 1936, it is an offence to allow noxious weeds…