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Consumer Rights

This week we take a look at Consumer Rights. I bought a coat before Christmas which cost me €150. I really don’t like it now and I returned it to the shop last week and asked for a refund. I kept my receipt which proves that I paid €150 for it. The coat is now on sale for €60 and the store manager would only refund me the reduced amount of €60. Please confirm the store cannot do this as I have my original receipt proving that’s I paid €150 for it. Also, I received a gift which is faulty but I don’t have the receipt. Can I return it to the shop? Your consumer rights in sales are the …

Grandparent Access

My son’s relationship with his girlfriend recently broke down. They have two children who used to spend a lot of time with me but all contact has now been cut. My son is not pushing for access but I would love to see my grandchildren frequently. Is a grandparent entitled to access to their grandchildren? Unfortunately, grandparents do not have an automatic right to access to their grandchildren. However, grandparents may apply to their local District Court for such access. The grandparent must first get permission from the Court to bring their application for access. The Court takes a …

Bogus Callers

This week we take a look at bogus callers to your home, and what you can do if you are feeling suspicious. My neighbour was recently burgled by an individual who called to her door purporting to be a representative of a well-known service company. He stole a small sum of money from her. A few days later a caller to my home told me that his car had broken down and he asked to use my telephone. I was suspicious of him and did not let him in. Are there any guidelines I should follow which may prevent me becoming the victim of a bogus caller? An Garda Siochana website contains …


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    FG, Offaly
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    PB, Dublin
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    DM, Offaly
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    ML, Longford
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    CS, Galway
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    MD, Moate
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  • 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.
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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.