Brendan Steen

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Declan O’Callaghan, of Ballaghaderreen, Co Roscommon, was suspended in July by the High Court. Photograph: Collins

Until last Wednesday afternoon, a shy middle-aged Roscommon wife and mother was unsure whether she was destined to lose her family home in the days be(...)

Declan O Callaghan, of Ballaghaderreen, Co Roscommon, leaving the Four Courts. A court heard on Wednesday that Mr O’Callaghan’s professional fate would be decided by two cases against him yet to be heard by a tribunal. Photograph: Collins

When Roscommon solicitor Declan O’Callaghan became obliged to reimburse two clients whose money he had taken without their authorisation, he adopted a(...)

Declan O’Callaghan photographed in Ballaghaderreen, Co Roscommon. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The president of the High Court has said there is “nothing satisfactory at all” surrounding the situation of a suspended Co Roscommon solicitor under (...)

 Declan O’Callaghan of O’Callaghan Kilraine Solicitors  in Ballaghaderreen,  Co Roscommon agreed last July to several orders, including not to practice as a solicitor, pending the outcome of an inquiry by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal into his conduct. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The Law Society is concerned the deficit on a suspended Co Roscommon solicitor’s client account may exceed €600,000, the High Court has heard. Declan(...)

Declan O’Callaghan  photographed in Ballaghaderreen, Co Roscommon. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

There is a joke doing the rounds in Ballaghaderreen. “What does it cost to post a letter in Ballagh?” goes the opening line. “Ohhh, around €1,800,” go(...)

Declan O’Callaghan of  Kilraine O’Callaghan Solicitors. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

A Co Roscommon solicitor has agreed before the High Court to a range of orders, including not to practice as a solicitor, pending the outcome of an in(...)