News & Insights

Sixth Extension of Immigration Permissions and Further Closure of Burgh Quay

23 December 2020

Automatic extension of immigration permissions In light of yesterday’s national restrictions targeting the evolving Covid-19 pandemic, Immigration Service Delivery (“ISD”) have issued a new notice on immigration and international protection...
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Ireland bans all flights from Great Britain – Update

22 December 2020

The Irish Government announced this morning that the ban on all flights arriving into Ireland from Great Britain will be extended until the end of the year. A review will...
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The European Electronic Communications Code – An Update

21 December 2020

The deadline for the transposition of Directive (EU) 2018/1972 establishing the European Electronic Communications Code (the “EECC”) into Irish law is today, 21 December 2020. However, the Department of Communications...
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Ireland bans all flights from Great Britain

21 December 2020

In response to the identification of a new strain of Covid-19 in the South-East of England, the Irish Government has announced a ban on all flights arriving into Ireland from...
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Covid-19: Interim Period Extended

17 December 2020

The Interim period contained in the Companies Miscellaneous Provisions (Covid-19) Act, 2020 has been extended to 9th June 2021 following government approval. What does this mean Companies may continue to...
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Landlord and Tenant break options: vacant possession vs a vacant building

10 December 2020

The recent UK case of Capitol Park Leeds Plc – v- Global Radio Services Limited represents a new risk area for tenants seeking to deliver up vacant possession in the...
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Eugene F Collins plays to its strengths as it looks to the future after Covid-19

8 December 2020

Mark Walsh has been reappointed as managing partner to full-service law firm Eugene F Collins for a further three-year term from January 2021 Mr Walsh led the firm through a...
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Stormy Weather

3 December 2020

A number of recent High Court decisions in applications to restructure Irish retail businesses are of potential importance for those retail businesses whose parent company is in the UK. The...
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Re-opening of Burgh Quay and changes to Irish Residence Permit (IRP) renewals

2 December 2020

The Burgh Quay Registration Office reopened today for the purpose of facilitating Dublin based residents with first time IRP registration. Priority will be given initially to applicants who had appointments...
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Change in procedure for existing Irish pre-clearance schemes

27 November 2020

From 21 November 2020, the procedure for a variety of existing immigration preclearance schemes have moved to an online application system, known as “AVATS”. AVATS, which is also an online...
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