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We Have Been Serving Ireland's Legal Needs For Over 35 Years

For Experienced & Reliable Service You Can Rely On McCanny & Co. Solicitors

Our Firm

While times may have changed – our high standard of service to our clients has not.

With all the experience we have gained over the years we are in a position to provide you with timely and appropriate advice to effect a legal solution.

We are based in the North West of Ireland and have provided effective and practical legal advice to our clients for over 35 years.

We offer a friendly and approachable service with flexible appointments to suit you.

Our practice areas are property law, wills and estates, agri-law, litigation including personal injuries and defamation and family law. See our practice page for more details.

As well as providing a general legal service we have specialization in environmental issues that have become ever present in our lives.

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Happy Clients

We have many happy clients. Here are some words from them.

  • Great service as always. Thanks.

  • Delighted to have the keys to my new premises. I can’t wait to get started. Thanks so much for everything Gerry and Tanya.

  • Thanks so much for all your hard work for us, we’d have been lost without you. You made a difficult process much easier for us all. We are forever grateful for your kindness during such hard time in our lives.

  • We use them for all our conveyancing work and are very happy with everything that have done for us.

  • Gerry and the team have provided my family with great advice and service for years now. They’ve been with us through two home moves, a new business venture and the passing of my father. They performed expertly in every capacity and we highly recommend them.

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    Lila Munroe Business Owner

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    Megan Arcan

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    Jason Murphy Owner, Farmers Direct

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    John Macalister Vice President, ISB Solutions

Our Team

Meet our people

Gerry McCanny

Gerry McCanny

Owner

Gerry is the founder of McCanny & Co. Solicitors. Originally from Co. Tyrone he attended Trinity College Dublin in the 70’s before moving to Ireland’s west coast where he has made his home. He is a qualified arbitrator and past council member of the Institute of Taxation of Ireland.

He is involved in the local community having served as a councillor of Sligo Borough Council, past President and council member of Sligo Chamber of Commerce, former secretary of Sligo Bar Association, founder and past director of Cheshire Homes Sligo and is currently serving as Chairman of Board of The Hawk’s Well Theatre.

Tanya Brady

Tanya Brady

Lawyer

Tanya is a native of Sligo town and a graduate of NUI Galway where she received an Honours Degree in Corporate Law and a Diploma in Legal Irish in 2005. She then went on to complete the LLB in NUIG in 2006. She also studied a Masters in Law at Trinity College, Dublin where she was awarded a First Class Honours degree and completed her thesis on privacy law.
Tanya qualified as a solicitor in Ireland in 2013 and is also qualified to practice in England and Wales and has obtained a Certificate in Conveyancing and Property Law since qualifying.

Our Blog Posts

All our latest news and interests

Local Property Tax 2016 – Where Are We Now?

Local Property Tax 2016 – Where Are We Now?

Are you in the process of selling your property and wondering what you have to do to ensure that you are Local Property Tax (LPT) compliant? As in previous years all residential property owners are required to discharge all Local Property Tax up to the date of closing of the sale of the property. This […]

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Work Related Stress: Can your Workplace Handle the Pressure?

Work Related Stress: Can your Workplace Handle the Pressure?

We’ve all felt it, right? Deadlines, targets, dealing with customers, clients, co-workers, management, overwhelmed and overworked – no-one is immune to feeling stress in the workplace which can, admittedly,  at times be a productive driving force. But what if that pressure, that rush of adrenaline that pushes you to work harder, impacts upon your mental […]

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The Enduring Power of Attorney: Are Solicitors Playing Catch Up with Modern Medicine?

The Enduring Power of Attorney: Are Solicitors Playing Catch Up with Modern Medicine?

The Enduring Power of Attorney: Are Solicitors Playing Catch Up with Modern Medicine? Have you ever wondered what would happen to you, your finances and assets in the event that you are not in a mental state to look after them? What if you suffer from an illness or accident that deprives you of the ability […]

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Updates on Irish Water for Buyers, Sellers and Landlords

Updates on Irish Water for Buyers, Sellers and Landlords

If you are a Landlord: from 1st October 2015 you are obliged to inform Irish Water that you not the occupier of the property and provide them with details of the tenant within 20 working days of any change of occupation. All tenants – except those in short term lets – are obliged to discharge the […]

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5 Reasons to Make a Will

5 Reasons to Make a Will

Did you know that only 3 in 10 Irish people have a Will? Furthermore, according to surveys carried out by mylegacy.ie, only one fifth of 35-44 year olds have had their will drafted. This statistic is quite surprising as this demographic is usually beginning to settle down, buy property and have children. As a nation […]

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Calling All Farmers – Have You Considered All The Pros and Cons of Collaborative Farming?

Calling All Farmers – Have You Considered All The Pros and Cons of Collaborative Farming?

Calling All Farmers – Have You Considered All The Pros and Cons of Collaborative Farming? According to the Department of Agriculture there are currently 850 formally registered Farm Partnerships Agreements who reap the benefits of the structure including shared knowledge and experience, a better quality of life and an ability to maintain off-farm work. But what […]

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Contact Us

Open: 9:30 – 5:00  Mon – Fri

Pollexfen House
Wine St, Sligo. F91 A3FD

Ph: 071.91.45928