Practicing in Waterford for over 200 years
The offices of Dobbyn & McCoy have been practising in Waterford for over 200 years, which makes Dobbyn & McCoy the oldest Legal Practice in County Waterford. Dobbyn & McCoy has played a long and enduring role in Waterford’s Legal History.
Colonization of what is now United States legal practice established by Michael Dobbyn in Waterford
Revolution breaks out in France. Lease drawn up by Michael Dobbyn relating to “Old Timber Toes” Bridge the original of this Deed is available for viewing in the office.
Napper Tandy united Irishman who had strong connections to the office of Dobbyn Tandy & McCoy
Settle Land Acts Reform. Manner of land ownership in Ireland. Archibald Serright McCoy practices as Solicitor.
Michael Collins who was to prove so crucial in achieving Irish independence was born. Archibald Serright McCoy appointed notary public.
James Joyce pens his work “Ulysses” on that fateful day Shapland Tandy is Taxing Master in Dublin referred to in “Ulysses” by Stephen Dedalus.
Berlin Olympics. Irene McCoy of Dobbyn Tandy & McCoy is the first woman Solicitor in Waterford sadly died in a road traffic accident.
Fergus Power commences practice in Dobbyn Tandy & McCoy. Fergus is remembered for his Trojan work in prosecution of fisheries offences.
Gerard O’Connor commences practice in Dobbyn & McCoy.
Danny Morrissey and Finola Cronin commence practice in Dobbyn & McCoy.
Rosa Eivers commences practice in Dobbyn & McCoy
We’re Ever Adapting
Waterford has seen many changes over the years, as represented by the bridges that have crossed the river Suir, from “Timber Toes” to “Redmond Bridge”, from “Rice Bridge” to the new “Thomas Francis Meagher Bridge”. With each of these changes Dobbyn & McCoy has continued to provide Legal Services and keep up with the times to ensure we meet the needs of the people of Waterford. Our Practice may date back to the 17th Century but our commitment to service, expertise and excellence reflects a 21st Century Practice providing legal services to the needs of 21st Century Waterford. Waterford is changing and we are changing too.