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Legal matters are rarely simple, which is why Tully Rinckey solicitors like to share their knowledge about specific topics through our articles page. Here, you will find articles to help make sense of complex legal issues. If you have a legal topic you would like us to address in our articles, please email info@tullylegal.ie.


Supreme Court Clarifies the Right to Legal Representation

The Supreme Court has affirmed the decision of the Court of Appeal in Iarnród Éireann / Irish Rail v Barry McKelvey that the right of an employee to be legally represented…

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South Kerry Greenway Planning Update November 2019

South Kerry Greenway Planning Update November 2019 The South Kerry Greenway oral hearings are currently underway, 12th November to 22nd November 2019. The South Kerry Greenway is…

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Under what circumstances have employers the right to suspend employees? What recourse have employees who have been unfairly suspended?

Introduction When an employee has been accused of gross misconduct or some other serious disciplinary matter, the employer will usually suspend the employee on full pay pending…

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How Old is Too Old? Age Discrimination and Retirement

Age Discrimination There has been significant focus in recent years in relation to age discrimination in respect of the issue of mandatory retirement ages. The Employment Equality…

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Options when Dismissed during Probationary Period

An employee is generally not permitted to take a claim for unfair dismissal under the Unfair Dismissals Acts 1977 to 2015 unless they have acquired 12 months continuous service…

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Non Payment of Wages and Unfair Dismissal

Is an employee dismissed when an employer refuses to pay that employee? This firm recently represented an employee who contended that the termination of salary payments clearly…

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The Parents Leave and Benefit Bill 2019

The Parents Leave and Benefit Bill 2019, which has been published by the Minister for Justice and Equality and the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, will…

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Responsibilities of Employers under the General Data Protection Regulation

Table of Contents Responsibilities Of Employers Under GDPRAccess and portability under GDPRAccountability obligation under GDPRLawful processing under GDPRTransparency under…

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Unfair Dismissal in Ireland – Submitting a Claim before Termination?

Table of Contents Unfair Dismissal in Ireland – Submitting a Claim before Termination?BackgroundTime to File a WRC ComplaintConclusion Unfair Dismissal in Ireland – Submitting…

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A Guide to Settlement Agreements Under Irish Law

Table of Contents A Guide to Settlement Agreements Under Irish LawWithout Prejudice and Subject to ContractEssential Elements of a Settlement AgreementTermination under a…

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