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what are mortgage transactions

A Brief Guide to Mortgage Transactions

Mortgage transactions are long-term credit arrangements (loans) that are normally taken out to finance the purchase of land or property. Mortgages are usually taken out through a bank but can also be done through the local authority or privately between individuals. It is a transaction in which a person borrows money from lender. The mortgagor […]

Waterford Law Society Ball

Waterford Law Society Ball Merited a Huge Success

Peter O’Connor and Son were duly represented by partners, Thomas Murran and Paul Murran at the annual Waterford Law Society ball hosted at Waterford Castle, on Friday the 9th of September. A great night was had by all. It was a welcoming opportunity to spend time with colleagues in a more relaxed setting. Peter O’Connor […]

Castlecomer Discovery Park

PETER O’CONNOR team building day at Castlecomer Discovery Park

We at PETER O’CONNOR recently had a team-building day at Castlecomer Discovery Park and found it to be a perfect location for a day out. Peter O’Connor recognises that outings such as this encourage collaboration between employees, which improves performance, enhances respect for each other and ultimately are just good fun! Castlecomer Discovery Park We […]

gender equality and diversity benefits

How gender equality and diversity benefits business and employees

Peter O’Connor & Son LLP is proud to announce that we have signed the Gender Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Charter, approved by the Law Society of Ireland. While gender equality and diversity have improved in recent years, there is still a long way to go before we reach full equality.  Gender Equality, Diversity and Inclusion […]

Ireland cycle to work scheme

Government introduces Bike to Work Scheme

In an age where convenience takes priority, what makes us believe the Bike to Work Scheme would appeal to businesses? At Peter O’Connor & Son Solicitors LLP, we believe the benefits of this initiative trump the short-term satisfaction of convenience. The Bike to Work Scheme is a tax incentive scheme to encourage employees to cycle […]

we are going green

Tips for a sustainable office space

Peter O’Connor & Son are going green. We realise that our personal and corporate responsibility towards the environment goes beyond following regulations. As a result, we have decided to action to minimise our environmental impact. In the past year, we’ve halved our paper usage as we move towards creating a paperless environment in our offices. […]

Green Practice Charter

We commit ourselves to improving sustainability practices

We are happy to announce our commitment to sustainability improvements with the signing of a Green Practice Charter approved by LQSI. We must all do our part to face the challenge of global climate change. Here’s what we are promising. Green Practice Charter Take all steps necessary to dispose of all waste in the most […]

POC participating in the GROWCircle Programme

GROWCircle with GIY ‘Climate action at work’

We are growing our own food! In further efforts to become a more sustainable firm we will be participating in the GROWCircle programme. What is GROWCircle? The GROWCircle with GIY – Climate Action at Work programme is funded by the Waterford Chamber Skillnet. GROWCircle is a corporate wellness and sustainability programme designed to make growing […]

Long Term Undocumented Migrants Scheme

The Regularisation of Long Term Undocumented Migrants Scheme

The Regularisation of Long Term Undocumented Migrants Scheme will open for applications on Monday, 31st January 2022 for six months until 31st July 2022 when the scheme will close. This scheme will enable applicants, and their eligible dependents where the specific criteria is met, to remain and reside in the State and to regularise their […]

score card for Citizenship Applications

Scorecard approach being introduced for Citizenship Applications from January 2022

In an effort to bring clarity to the Citizenship Application process and proofs required Applicants will be required to reach a score of 150 points in each year proof of residency is required. Applicants will also need to achieve 150 points to meet an appropriate standard for establishing identity. Read the full announcement here; https://www.irishimmigration.ie/scorecard-approach-being-introduced-for-citizenship-applications-from-january-2022/

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