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Byrne Carolan Cunningham Solicitors

Athlone | Dublin | Galway | Lanesborough | Moate

Bringing a child on holiday

I plan to bring my young daughter on holidays to France during the summer. Our holiday would be for about 2 weeks. I am not married to the father of my daughter and I wonder do I need his permission to bring our daughter out of the country?  Please advise me. The answer to your query very much depends on whether the father of your daughter is also her legal guardian. In Ireland, a mother of a child is an automatic guardian of that child. A father who is married to the mother of his child also has automatic guardianship rights in relation to that child. This applies even if the couple …

Cyclist Personal Injury

I was cycling in my local town about a year ago when I was knocked off my bicycle by a passing car. He simply drove too close to me and his wing mirror clipped my handlebar causing me to fall to the ground. I went to my GP who prescribed painkillers for me. Unfortunately I have been left with lingering pain in my shoulder and I am now attending a physiotherapist for physiotherapy which is giving me some pain relief. My friend advised me to talk to my solicitor but I feel that it is too late to now consider looking for compensation for my injuries. Please advise me. Cyclists are recognised …

Parking Permit

I suffer from very bad arthritis and whilst I have no difficulty driving I find it very difficult to walk long distances to and from my car. I am also quite elderly but thankfully I am not so immobile as to require a wheelchair. Nonetheless, I would like a disabled person’s parking permit as this would make my life so much easier. Am I entitled to one and how do I apply for one? If I get one can my daughter park in a disabled parking area when I travel with her? A Disabled Person's Parking Permit or Card is available to people with certain disabilities. The medical criteria determining the …


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    Uległem poważnemu wypadkowi i miałem obawy co do postępowania prawnego. Mój kolega poradził mi abym skontaktował się z Byrne Carolan Cunningham. Przekonałem się, że są profesjonalistami, działają summiennie i skutecznie.  Chętnie polecę Byrne Carolan Cunningham.
    FG, Offaly
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    Sinead, many thanks again for a job well done. We really appreciate all your hard work and practical advice. We could not praise you highly enough.
    DD, Tullamore
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    I would happily recommend Dolores Gacquin at Byrne Carolan Cunningham. I always found her to be very professional, sensitive and efficient in all of her dealings with me. Thank you most sincerely for all your hard work and commitment.
    PB, Dublin
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    I would happily recommend Daragh Byrne and his team to anyone looking for legal advice. His experience and expertise is second to none.
    DM, Offaly
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    Thank you to Brian Carolan for your excellent work with my legal case. I was delighted with the result. I have recommended you and the firm, and I will continue to do so.
    BY, Westmeath
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    When I was buying my first home my friends recommended that I engage Brian O’Brien. I was delighted with the service provided. Everything was delivered in record time and at a very cost effective price. I wouldn’t hesitate in recommending Brian.
    ML, Longford
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    I was involved in a serious accident and I was nervous about the legal process. My friend recommended Michael Leonard. I found him professional, diligent and efficient. I would happily recommend Michael.
    CS, Galway
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    Niall and his team were very kind and accessible throughout our daughter’s legal case. Niall kept us informed at each step on the way. We are very impressed and grateful for his expertise. We highly recommend Niall and his team at Byrne Carolan Cunningham.
    MD, Moate
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    In my experience Byrne Carolan Cunningham always provide a quality service at a sensible price.
    AY, Dublin
  • I have used the services of Byrne Carolan Cunningham many times over the years. I always find them approachable, professional and knowledgeable. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend them.
    JD, Galway

Byrne Carolan Cunningham Solicitors

Byrne Carolan Cunningham Solicitors was founded in 1992 and have offices in Athlone, Moate, Lanesboro, Galway and Dublin. We offer expert and professional advice in all legal matters with a particular expertise in the areas of Personal Injury Law, Medical Negligence, Property Law and Wills and Inheritance Law.