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

Budget 2021 Effects Felt by Employees

“And from the ashes of the pandemic, together, we will build a stronger, more resilient Ireland.” Minister Paschal Donohue, Budget 2021 Speech, 13th October 2020 The Budget…

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Timeline of COVID-19 in Ireland

A look back at the timeline of COVID-19 and restrictions in Ireland thus far, and an overview of the phased, five-stage exit plan over the next three months. The easing of…

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Social Housing Funding Model – Tully Legal Solicitors Dublin

As of 23 February 2020, there were 10,148 homeless people in Ireland which includes both adults and children. The percentage of homeless families in Ireland has increased by 275%…

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Residential tenants and Covid 19- Emergency Measures in the Public Interest (Covid-19) 2020 Bill

Members of Dail Eireann have passed the Emergency Measures in the Public Interest (Covid-19) 2020 Bill (the “Bill”). This Bill has been passed in light of the “grave risk to…

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A Guide to Settlement Agreements Under Irish Law

A Guide to Settlement Agreements Under Irish Law A settlement agreement, often described as a ‘compromise agreement,’ can be a convenient way for employers and employees to…

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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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