Our series of legal information podcasts, in partnership with Finglas Maypole Radio: https://finglasmaypole.airtime.pro/

Contact us if you would like any information relating to your own circumstances.

Click here for podcast 1: Mental Health Law
With solicitor Gary Lee
Duration: 9mins 47secs
Covering: Applications for Involuntary Admissions; Admission Orders; Time Frames; Mental Health Tribunals.
For further information see: https://www.mhcirl.ie/what-we-do/mental-health-tribunals/information-patients


Click here for podcast 2: Tenants’ Rights

With solicitor Gary Lee
Duration: 16mins 06secs
Covering: Private residential tenants’ rights from leases, to rent increases, termination notices and disputes.
For further information see: https://www.threshold.ie/advice/


Click here for podcast 3: Unfair dismissal and the WRC.

With solicitor Gary Lee
Duration: 13mins 13secs
Covering: The role of the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) in unfair dismissal, how to bring a case and what the WRC can do for your complaint.
For further information see: https://www.workplacerelations.ie/en/


Click here for podcast 4: Your rights when buying a used car

With solicitor Gary Lee
Duration: 7mins 28secs
Covering: Warranties, reputable dealers and common issues that arise.
For further information see: https://www.ccpc.ie/consumers/cars/your-rights-if-things-go-wrong


Click here for podcast 5: The illegality of the war in Ukraine

With solicitor Gary Lee
Duration: 11mins 11secs
Covering: The illegality of the war, seeking refuge in Ireland, international law, and prosecuting war crimes.
For further information see: https://www.immigrantcouncil.ie/index.php/news/ukrainian-crisis-how-you-can-help


Click here for podcast 6: Making a Will

With solicitor Gary Lee
Duration: 11mins
Covering: Rules around making a will, executors, probate, what happens when no will is in place.
For further information see: https://www.lawsociety.ie/Public/Legal-guides/Wills–Probate/Your-will


Click here for podcast 7: Your rights if you were discriminated against.

With solicitor Gary Lee
Duration: 12mins 48secs
Covering: Categories in the discrimination act; how to make a complaint; the role of the Workplace Relations Commission; what might happen in a hearing.
For further information see: https://www.ihrec.ie/your-rights/


Click here for podcast 8: How to appeal a social welfare decision.

With solicitor Gary Lee
Duration: 14mins 40secs
Covering: Requesting a social welfare review; making an appeal to the social welfare appeals office and the social welfare tribunal; requesting a hearing.
For further information see: https://www.gov.ie/en/campaigns/031734-the-social-welfare-appeals-office/


Click here for Podcast 9: Bringing a claim to the Small Claims Court

With solicitor Gary Lee
Duration: 10mins 19secs
Covering: How to submit a claim, where to submit it to, terms used, some tips and advice for making your application to the court and what to do after a judgement.
For further information see: https://www.ccpc.ie/consumers/how-to-complain/small-claims-procedure/


Click here for Podcast 10: How to deal with Noisy Neighbours

With solicitor Gary Lee
Duration: 8mins 27secs
Covering: Steps to take to resolve disputes and what to do if you have to take the issue to court.
For further information see: https://www.rtb.ie/dispute-resolution/third-party-dispute-resolution-services


Click here for Podcast 11: Capacity

With solicitor Gary Lee
Duration: 6mins 55secs
Covering: What capacity means, what ward of court means, the new Assisted Decision Making (Capacity) Act including the levels of decision making covered, and wishes for medical treatment under Advanced Healthcare Directives.
For further information see: https://www.hse.ie/eng/about/who/national-office-human-rights-equality-policy/assisted-decision-making-capacity-act/  &  https://www.decisionsupportservice.ie/


Click here for Podcast 12: Garda Vetting

With solicitor Gary Lee
Duration: 11mins 10secs
Covering: What offences may be disclosed; spent convictions; getting something removed from the vetting disclosure or disputing a disclosure; managing disclosures of criminal offences with a new employer.
For further information see: https://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/employment/employment_rights_and_conditions/data_protection_at_work/garda_clearance_for_employees.html


Click here for Podcast 13: Disability Rights

With solicitor Gary Lee
Duration: 9mins 15secs

What the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities means in Ireland. How disability is defined and what rights a person with a disability has under the convention.

For further information see: https://inclusionireland.ie/uncrpd/ and https://www.ohchr.org/en/treaty-bodies/crpd