Testimonials

"The quality of lecturers is exceptional and the content is excellent. The accompanying notes are also excellent. The concept is excellent and highly commendable."  MR PATRICK BUCKLEY (2017) PATRICK BUCKLEY & Co. SOLICITORS

“Overall excellent. Thank you.” MR P.J. O’LEARY (2017) P.J. O'DRISCOLL & SONS SOLICITORS

“The lectures were excellent and content so relevant. I would definitely do it again.” MS SHAUNA O’GORMAN (2017) O’GORMAN SOLICITORS SANDYFORD

“Lecture delivery and quality was excellent.” MR DENIS MCMAHON (2017) MCMAHON O’BRIEN TYNAN SOLICITORS

As first-time user of CPD-Philanthropy I m hugely impressed at the excellent content and excellent delivery, very clear and concise. It is a bonus to think that apart from the excellent nature of the e-Lecture, which benefits me professionally and in business, that I can also benefit charity.” MS FIONA MULHERN (2017) MULHERN & Co. SOLICITORS

“I thought that the Anti-Money Laundering presentation was excellent.” MR PATRICK KELLY (2017) MCKEEVER SOLICITORS

“Quality has been excellent.” MR MARK RONAYNE (2017) DAVID R. FOWLER SOLICITORS

“Very useful in stimulating internal office discussion of new issues & procedures. Obviously, it is a legal requirement, however the philanthropic element helps to make it a satisfying experience.” MR RONAN P. O’BRIEN (2017) TP ROBINSON SOLICITORS

“The service is extremely user friendly & efficient as well as being excellent value for money.” MS CAROLINE BUCKLEY (2017) PATRICK BUCKLEY & Co. SOLICITORS

“Excellent lectures.” MS STEPHANIE TIERNEY (2017) SHERIDAN QUINN SOLICITORS

“First time doing online CPD and found them to be very good. Very convenient and plenty of options to choose from.” MS EMMA GLYNN (2017) JOHN GLYNN & Co. SOLICITORS 

“I found the lectures very informative.” MS ANTONIA COSGROVE (2017) HEWLETT-PACKARD INTERNATIONAL BANK PLC

“CPD-Philanthropy is an excellent, effective way for solicitors to fulfil their annual CPD requirement, whilst also satisfying our social responsibility duties. MS MARILYN MCNICHOLAS (2017) MARILYN MCNICHOLAS & Co. SOLICITORS 

“Overall very good. Many thanks for the excellent seminar last Friday.” MR TOM P. SIMPSON (2017) KILROYS CORPORATE AND COMMERCIAL LEGAL SERVICES

 “Wide choice of topics by e-Learning is very helpful.” MS MARY BENNETT (2017) MARY BENNETT & Co. SOLICITORS

“Excellent model.” MR BENEN FAHY (2017) BENEN FAHY ASSOCIATES

“We will contribute to a charity following on this lecture. Most helpful.” MR THOMAS G. HARDY (2017) HAMILL WALLACE & HARDY SOLICITORS

“I found this a great way to do some of my CPDs on my own terms, in my own time. I was unaware of your programme before attending your lectures on the 1st of December 2017, I was therefore not aware of the high quality of your programmes. Now that I am aware I will be using your programmes in the future.” MR SEAMUS MAHER (2017) W.X. WHITE SOLICITORS

“Very convenient and excellent materials/lecturing. Thank you.” MR ANDREW GREENLEE (2017) ROSEMARY SCALLON & Co. SOLICITORS

“Excellent tutorials, efficient service. Enjoyed the tutorials, would recommend to colleagues.” MS HAZEL HATTON (2017) NOBLE SHIPPING LAW

“My initial motivation was entirely the need to complete my CPD requirement and I was totally unaware of CPD-Philanthropy. Having completed 9 of the 10 lectures now, however, I would certainly avail of this again next year as I have found the lectures to be genuinely informative, interesting and to be a very useful use of my time.” MR SEAMUS TURNER (2017) M.J. O’CONNOR SOLICITORS

This is a very worthy initiative, which I was unaware of until this year. I congratulate all involved.” MR EDWARD J. O’BRIEN (2017) EDWARD O’BRIEN SOLICITORS

“Excellent programme on offer. Thank you for providing this opportunity.” MS MARY M. HAYES (2017) COMYN KELLEHER TOBIN SOLICITORS

“It is a great idea to introduce a charitable rather than a commercial element to CPD learning and it is good to see it becoming more common. It was also nice to be able to choose which charity the donation was made to.” MS FIONA REYNOLDS (2017) MALCOLM LAW

"Very well organised. Very convenient and easy to use and fast reply to any queries raised.” MS ESTHER MORRISSEY (2017) DELAHUNTY O’CONNOR & Co. SOLICITORS

“This is my first time to avail of the courses provided by CPD-Philanthropy and I hope to complete my total CPD for 2018 with this organisation, at which point the quality/content of the CPD programme will be a significant factor in my motivation for choosing CPD-Philanthropy.” MS FIONA BRENNAN (2017) FIONA BRENNAN SOLICITOR

“Your lectures are worth listening to. The lectures are excellent.” MS HEATHER CELMALIS (2017) HEATHER CELMALIS SOLICITOR

“Anti-Money Laundering is a very dense subject, but the presentation kept me interested.” MS CHRISTINA SAUER-DECHANT (2017) CHARLTONS SOLICITORS

“These lectures are very helpful and can be watched on train journeys from Cork to Dublin, where I frequently find myself.” MR CORMAC O’REGAN (2017) JAMES RIORDAN AND PARTNERS SOLICITORS

“I found the lectures to be excellent and the content was perfect.” MS FIONNUALA M. KEATING (2017) KEATING CONNOLLY SELLORS SOLICITORS  

“Amazing service, well done guys. Very relevant content.” MS CLARE FLAVIN (2017) ORPEN FRANKS

“I am a sole practitioner, so it’s a convenient & socially responsible way of getting CPD done.” MR OISÍN O’NEILL (2017) O’NEILL MEDIA LAW

"Eddie Keane was delighted to accept an invitation to present at a recent CPD Philanthropy event in Cork. CPD Philanthropy are an organisation who specialise in providing continuous professional development for legal practitioners in return for which the practitioners make donations to their local charities. Eddie’s presentation on the Workplace Relations Act was well received by the large attendance." UNIVERSITY of LIMERICK (2016) School of Law. Available at:  http://ulsites.ul.ie/law/eddie-keane-cpd-philanthropy (accessed 26 February 2017)

"Overall I have found these lectures to be helpful and informative. While the principal reason was to obtain CPD, the lectures have helped me to brush up on important current legal developments." MR JOHN DEIGNAN (2016) HAYES SOLICITORS

"Next year I keep this in mind and will avail of it again. The convenience and charitable element make it a very attractive option." MS AISLING MALONE (2016) HAYES SOLICITORS

"Well done to everyone involved in this." MR RAYMOND FITZPATRICK (2016) AUGUSTUS CULLEN LAW

"First time attendee - I like the opportunity to gain CPD points whilst contributing to worthwhile causes." MS WENDY DOYLE (2016) WENDY DOYLE SOLICITORS

"Excellent e-learning CPD lectures and very good lectures which give a lot of new information." MS SALMA PARYANI (2016) EVANS LITTLE O'REILLY SOLICITORS

"Very useful, informative, helpful and positive." MS BARBARA LYDON (2016) AUGUSTUS CULLEN LAW

"Courses were helpful and the one on Probate/Succession Act was absolutely excellent, really really good." MR JAMES RIORDAN (2016) JAMES RIORDAN AND PARTNERS SOLICITORS

"First time availing of e-learning &  very impressed with the programme. Any opportunity to combine social responsibility is welcome and to be encouraged." MS MARY HAYES (2016) FENCHA PROPERTY SERVICES COMPANY

"Nice opportunity to help charitable organisations while also gaining CPD points." MR NIALL MORAN (2016) NIALL J MORAN SOLICITORS

"It's a fantastic idea." MS JULIE MULLAN (2016) MCGRATH MCGRANE SOLICITORS

"Standard of lectures excellent. Delighted to have the opportunity of CPD with charitable contribution." MS SHEILA DILLON (2016) HAUGHTON MCCARROLL SOLICITORS

"Very effective in delivering content. Very reasonable and convenient service." MS LORRAINE GILLICK (2016) GILLICK & SMITHWICK SOLICITORS 

"Well done on the excellent and informative online courses." MR COLM E DUNNE (2016) BOWLER GERAGHTY & CO SOLICITORS

"Great way to get your CPD points. Excellent idea for firms to take up." MR EOIN COLLINS (2016) AUGUSTUS CULLEN LAW

"A novel idea and very welcomed by this office. E-lectures are very easy to access and the quality is very good." MS AISLING JORDAN (2016) JORDAN LAW SOLICITORS

"Excellent reading and viewing. Very informative. Excellent service, pleasure to deal with." MS ALISON KIERNAN (2016) JOHN M. FOLEY & CO SOLICITORS

"It's nice to couple the chore of CPDs with a charitable purpose." MR JOHN TARPEY (2016) ROUNDTREE TARPEY SOLICITORS

"Property law - Excellent content" MS FLORENCE HUTCHINSON (2016) HUTCHINSON & CO SOLICITORS

"A convenient and low cost option to obtain the necessary CPD points." MR BRIAN HARRINGTON (2016) HARRINGTON & CO SOLICITORS 

"It is a great idea to combine CPD with charitable objectives." MS ROISIN GALLOGLY (2016) O'HANRAHAN QUANEY SOLICITORS

"This is an opportunity to contribute while gaining valuable CPDs in return." MR ORODE MOSES OYIKI (2016) AARON SOLICITORS

Content, presentation, relevance, informational value: [EXCELLENT] MR DONNCHA GOULD (2016) DAVID KENNY & CO SOLICITORS

"As I have said already I think this is a fantastic idea and makes CPD more palatable." MS EIBHLIN O'SULLIVAN (2016) EOS SOLICITORS

"With many thanks for the very relevant Lectures last Friday, which were all very well presented." MS MARGOT POWER (2016) DAVID PUNCH & CO SOLICITORS

"Many thanks to those who reduced own fees to allow charitable donations." MS LIOSA O'SULLIVAN (2016) CAREY TOOLS  LTD

"I wish to congratulate you on organising an excellent seminar. In particular the review of the up to date case law on solicitors Undertakings and Misconduct cases was most interesting to have as well as the other topics covered."  MS TERESA GAVIN (2015) GAVIN BURKE SOLICITORS

"Combining teaching, self-development and philanthropy via the vehicle of continuous professional development not only creates a mutually beneficial outcome for professionals, educators and charities alike, but also creates a positive environment of giving through learning." MS MAJELLA TWOMEY BL (2015)

"Straight forward, good and well presented. Thank you." MR JOHN NEVILLE (2015) JOHN NEVILLE & CO SOLICITORS.

"This initiative is a really novel idea where two areas have been prioritised; high-class training from top experts, but also a social dividend in the form of a charitable contribution. The approach of combining innovative, cutting-edge professional development with a philanthropic philosophy offers a fresh and unrivalled learning experience. Coupled with the benefit of knowing you have made a meaningful contribution to your chosen charity, this is a ground-breaking model of continuing education." DR TADHG O’ MAHONY (2015)

“CPD is the life blood of a successful legal practice and volunteering and philanthropy are part and parcel of the legal profession’s broader relationship with the society. The problem for any lawyer is making time for both. I am delighted to be part of this initiative because of its ability to combine CPD and philanthropy to the mutual benefit of the participants and the good causes it supports.” MR JACK TCHRAKIAN, BL (2015)