The obsession thing

I have commented and written in the past about one of the saddest things I come across with some regularity is what I describe as ‘the obsession thing’. It will be a situation where an employee or an ordinary person in a non-work related setting is obsessed about some perceived wrong that has been done… Continue reading The obsession thing

A growing number of files

We have more shelving coming today to accommodate the growing number of files in the office. In my office there is a table at which I meet clients and carry out face to face consultations. But it is so laden with files at the moment that it is becoming embarrassing with a real danger that… Continue reading A growing number of files

One minute videos-a valuable tool in any small business marketing arsenal

I am constantly trying to make my marketing efforts more efficient. And by more efficient I mean a greater return from the time spent on any particular activity. I have recently discovered, by some simple experimentation, that resizing my one-minute vertical videos, originally made primarily for TikTok and Instagram Reels, to square videos has tremendous… Continue reading One minute videos-a valuable tool in any small business marketing arsenal

Fussy refereeing in LGFA unfairly leaves Vicki Wall in the stand at the final whistle

I watched the Ladies Gaelic Football All Ireland final yesterday and saw an excellent Meath team comprehensively defeat Kerry, to achieve a two in a row of senior finals. The performance of the referee spoiled my enjoyment, however. And I would be surprised if many others were not also frustrated with Maggie Farrelly’s performance. I… Continue reading Fussy refereeing in LGFA unfairly leaves Vicki Wall in the stand at the final whistle

Unfollow

“Unfollow. Stick to law instead..”, he said in his response to my post on Instagram. “Fine, work away. Follow only those whose opinion you agree with”, I said. “Enter into an echo chamber of identical and similar opinions to yours and see how you grow. Make sure your thought leaders look like you and have… Continue reading Unfollow

Refusing to stay in my lane

I published a new, short video the other day called “Pearse Doherty, Kendrick Lamar and Money Trees”. It has provoked some commentary, most notably on TikTok and Instagram. One of the comments made is a comment that is guaranteed to make me angry: “Stay in your lane, Terry”. In other words, your videos about law,… Continue reading Refusing to stay in my lane

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Solicitor Ammi Burke’s High Court challenge to the Workplace Relations Commission

If you have an interest in employment law you will be interested in the outcome of a High Court judicial review case taken by a young solicitor from Castlebar, Ammi Burke. Ms Burke was dismissed from her job with leading solicitors, Arthur Cox LLP in 2019. She brought an unfair dismissal claim to the Workplace… Continue reading Solicitor Ammi Burke’s High Court challenge to the Workplace Relations Commission