• About Us

Walsh McDonnell Solicitors is a general practice legal firm located in the heart of Kilkenny City.

At Walsh McDonnell Solicitors we pride ourselves on taking a fresh approach to
all legal matters and recognise that each case and client is different.
Confidentiality and efficiency are at the core of our practice and we strive to
ensure that every matter that we deal with is given the attention to detail it
deserves. For any of your legal queries please contact us on 056 7800100 or
email us at info@wmcd.ie.

Fiona Walsh

Fiona Walsh is a native of Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny. She attended secondary school at St. Brigid’s College, Callan, Co. Kilkenny and thereafter attended university at UCD. She obtained a degree in Business and Law from Griffith College and worked with a busy Dublin firm located beside the Four Courts allowing her to gain a wealth of experience in general litigation and Court work.

She returned to Kilkenny in 2007 and has worked in general practice since that time. She has experience with many areas of the law but has specialised experience in Personal Injury Litigation, Family Law, Debt Collection and Employment Law. In March 2017 she merged her practice with the firm of Con McDonnell & Co. Solicitors to form the partnership of Walsh McDonnell Solicitors.

Con McDonnell

Con McDonnell holds a B.A. Degree in Economics from University College Cork. Con qualified as a Solicitor in 2011. He worked in Cork prior to moving to Kilkenny and setting up his own practice in 2012. In March 2017 his practice and the offices of Fiona Walsh & Co. Solicitors merged to form the partnership of Walsh McDonnell Solicitors.

Con specialises in Criminal Defence Law and Family Law and advises both private and legal aid clients. He regularly attends the Garda Station to assist clients during the interview process and was one of a select group of solicitors chosen to participant on the recent SUPRALAT training course in respect of the defending of clients in the Garda Station. Con is also widely experienced in Personal Injury litigation, Probate and the representation of Guardians Ad Litem.

Linda Hayes

Linda Hayes is from Kilmanagh and holds a Diploma in Legal Studies (Dip. LS). Linda has worked in the Legal Sector since 1998 in Dublin, Cork, Brisbane, Sydney, and has been based in Kilkenny since 2005.
Linda has extensive experience in Conveyancing, Probate and Litigation. If you have any queries regarding buying or selling a property call Linda for a quote or a chat to discuss your conveyancing needs.

Claire Philips

Claire Philips worked in London for ten years with an international financial services company (Reuters) as a Business Administrator and managed a number of large multi-national banks and financial institutions. She was involved with their trading floor systems and staff training. She returned to Kilkenny a number of years ago and joined Walsh McDonnell as Office Manager in September 2017.