Service Overview

Sweeney McGann LLP’s award-winning Licensing team is recognised for offering a comprehensive and specialised service with nationwide capability.

Our successful representation of the Limerick Vintners’ Association in their efforts to open licensed premises in Limerick on Good Friday, resulted in the firm receiving the 2014 Licensing Law Firm of the Year in Ireland award from Corporate Intl Global.


  • 7 Day Ordinary Publican’s Licences (on licences)
  • Off Licences
  • Public Dance Licences
  • Music & Singing Licences
  • General Exemptions (early morning)
  • Special Exemptions
  • Restaurant Licences
  • Restaurant Certificates
  • Theatre Licences
  • Gaming and Lottery Licences
  • Auctioneers Licences
  • Occasional Licences
  • Purchase and sale of Commercial Property, to include purchase, sale and due diligence of licensed premises and Court applications
  • Club Registrations
  • Club Authorisations
  • Extensions to licensed areas
  • Reduction in licensed areas
  • Declaratory Orders (declarations as to fitness and convenience of proposed licensed premises)
  • Annual renewal and objections

Please contact

Gearóid McGann
Gearóid McGannPartner
Cian O’Donnell
Cian O’DonnellSenior Associate

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