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About richardkennedysolicitors

Solicitor Company based in Birr, County Offaly, Ireland.

The Secret Policeman’s Ball

This is (possibly) the last tilt I will have at the views of the “celebrity lawyer” who, in a newspaper interview, shared with us his considered views on law and order in Ireland. He unashamedly declared his beliefs as follows; … Continue reading

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Zero tolerance, Justice without mercy.

Recently I came across an interview with a lawyer who expressed some of his views on the nature of justice as follows;                                     … Continue reading

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Perspectives on Law and Justice

 The Bible.  Book of Genesis                                                                       … Continue reading

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Forgive, but don’t forget

I was once chatting to a Garda sergeant who was planning his retirement after a long career in the force. In the course of proudly recounting his unblemished record as a guard, and later as sergeant, he emphasised that he … Continue reading

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The Right to be forgotten

At the risk of misjudging readers,  it is probably safe to say that every one of us has at least one acutely uncomfortable memory of something we did in the past, and which is so embarrassing that it is filed … Continue reading

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Shades of Grey

Though I haven’t read it, I admit to being delighted by the publication of the book, “Fifty Shades of Grey”. Apparently, in the book, Dominant male gives a gift to Submissive female of a first edition of Thomas Hardy’s “Tess … Continue reading

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Bullying

There is nothing new about bullying. Most of us have some experience of it, whether as victims or witnesses. It is an unfortunate aspect of human relationships, the delinquent aspect. Our modern society recognizes that not alone does it cause … Continue reading

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