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Human Rights’ Award – 2013 Law Awards for Irish Rule of International Law

05.09.13 Posted in Law Awards by

At the Irish Law Awards on Friday something that struck a chord with us was the sterling work being undertaken in Africa by a not-for-profit organisation the Irish Rule of Law International, that provides free assistance in implementing the legal system in countries like Malawi where thousands of people are incarcerated without charge. Eithne Lynch […]

We Won! Winners of the Irish Law Awards 2013 – International Transaction of the Year

05.04.13 Posted in Mrs Brown's Boys, News by

                          We’re very happy to say that Simon Carty Solicitors is now an award winning agency. At Friday’s Irish Law Awards we won the award for International Transaction Of The Year for our work on the TV sit-com Mrs Brown’s Boys. We were […]

Mrs Brown signs new book deal

04.16.13 Posted in Mrs Brown's Boys, News, Publishing deals by

The Mrs Brown’s Boys phenomenon keeps growing. Recently we have been working on a book deal for Brendan O’Carrol for a series of Mrs Brown’s books. The deal has now been signed with Penguin Books, which was covered extensively in the media over the last few days.  The first book in the planned series will […]

Contract lessons from Van Halen

04.14.13 Posted in Contract law, News by

Today we had an article published in The Sunday Business Post that outlined details of renowned contract trick that rock band Van Halen used to use in their contracts that related to sub-clause requesting a bowl of M&M’s in their changing room. However mad this sounds you’ll see there was a method to their madness. […]

We’re a finalist for the Law Awards 2013

04.06.13 Posted in Law Awards, Mrs Brown's Boys by

We had great news today when we were notified that we’ve been short-listed as a finalist for the 2013 Law Awards. The international work we are undertaking for the TV programme Mrs Brown’s Boys has been short-listed for the International Transaction Of The Year. We have been working with the comedian Brendan O’Carroll for number […]

Ireland’s film industry is booming – and it’s about more than money

01.10.13 Posted in Film Industry, News by

Column featured on TheJournal.ie http://www.thejournal.ie/readme/column-irelands-film-industry-is-booming-and-its-about-more-than-money-739433-Jan2013/ BY SIMON CARTY THE IRISH FILM industry is booming. This year it had a turnover of over €500 million and employed 6,500 people in full-time jobs. That is up 20 per cent since 2008 but there is still a skills’ shortage. The importance of the sector should not be underestimated.

It just had to be said…

10.05.12 Posted in Media Coverage, Mrs Brown's Boys, News by

I’m not one for getting on my soap box like some people I know and I’m certainly not the type of person to write letters to the editors of national papers but when something has to be said, then it simply has to be said. So I felt in this instance a letter to Kevin […]

UK company Compact Media Group appointed to protect rights of Mrs Brown’s Boys

09.17.12 Posted in Mrs Brown's Boys, News by

UK company the Compact Media Group was this week appointed as the exclusive worldwide international collection agent for audio-visual secondary TV and Film rights on behalf of BAFTA award winning Mrs Brown’s Boys’ production company BocPix Ltd. Simon Carty, Solicitor for the Mrs Brown’s Boys group and a member of the production team at BocPix Ltd, said: […]

Brendan O’Carroll Lands New BBC Gameshow As Mrs Brown

08.22.12 Posted in BAFTAs, Mrs Brown's Boys, News by

Well the secret is out. Last week the UK media covered the news that the Mrs Brown’s Boys bandwagon keeps on rolling. This time our very own Agnes will host her own prime time gameshow on the BBC   Brendan O’Carroll Lands New BBC Gameshow As Mrs Brown 15 Aug 2012 : By Eva Hall Mrs […]

Thanks, Brendan, for making the nation laugh out aloud again

08.20.12 Posted in Mrs Brown's Boys, News by

Niamh Horan the showbiz correspondent hit the nail on the head yesterday when she talked about effect Mrs Brown’s Boys has on people. It’s just good old sillyness and we all need a bit of that in our lives now and again. It’s been proven that laughing is good for your health and more laugh the […]