Should we rent or buy? What to consider!

Lina Oksaite from our Property Team discusses renting vs buying in today’s market Statistics show that by 2018, home ownership in Ireland had increased up to 70.3% and people continue to buy homes for various reasons, be it for their own use or as an investment, especially in present times where renting a property is […]

The Help to Buy Scheme- Top 5 Questions Answered

Rachael Mc Cormack from our property team answers the the most commonly asked questions in respect of the help to buy scheme What is the scheme and why was it created? The Help to Buy Scheme was firstly set up by the Irish Government in 2017 to allow first time home buyers to get their […]

First Home Scheme [FHS]- Is it more of a hindrance than a help!

Jack Duhig from our Property Team outlines the rules of the FHS to include the process. The First Home Scheme was launched in July 2022 and is available to first time home owners purchasing a new build or “fresh start” applicants purchasing a new build who have been adjudged bankrupt or who are divorced/ separated […]

Is it Time to Make a Will?

With Christmas approaching writing your will is not likely to be the first thing on your mind but it is something to be mindful of. Society today often talks about living in the moment bur sometimes future planning is essential.   Many people say that they should draft a will at some point but will […]

Christmas Shoebox Appeal 2022

This Christmas we are again taking part in the shoebox appeal. Every year we send a shoebox full to the brim of treats to a group of children in India. Our ethos at McKenna and Co is to always give back wherever we can and this is the perfect way to do just that. Christmas […]

Eviction Ban Bill 2022

The Cabinet has approved legislation that will grant a temporary and conditional delay on tenant terminations for the length of the present housing crisis, according to the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien. No-fault tenancy terminations scheduled for the next winter months will be postponed until 31 March 2023 under the Residential […]

PI Guidelines

We are lucky to have a supportive network of clients, and clients who had engaged our services for personal injuries and felt so supported throughout the process that they recommend us to their friends, families and colleagues.   Some of these friends and colleagues then come to us saying “oh, but my friend got more […]

Focus Ireland: McKenna and Co’s 2021 Charity

McKenna and Co Solicitors are delighted and proud to announce that we are partnering with Focus Ireland, as our 2021 charity.   Lisa McKenna, principal solicitor at McKenna and Co Solicitors, is feeling positive about the  partnership.   “As a property law firm, we understand the importance of home, and the feeling of safety and […]

McKenna and Co take part in Darkness into Light

The event raised funds and awareness for Pieta House, a suicide prevention charity   On Saturday 8th May, the team at McKenna and Co Solicitors joined people all across Ireland to take part in the Darkness into Light run, organised by Pieta House.  The run aims to give the gift of hope to those impacted […]

Should I make a claim?

Some things to consider before pursuing legal action Something’s happened, maybe you’ve slipped and fallen in a public place, had a coffee spilt on you on an airplane, or had a contract fall through? Whatever it is, you’re considering bringing a legal claim against the person/company/public authority, but aren’t sure. Firstly, we hope you’re doing […]