Cairbre óg Finan was appointed by the Chief Justice and President of the Supreme Court, a Notary Public for the City and administrative counties of Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown, Fingal and South Dublin and also for the Counties of Kildare, Wicklow, Meath, Offaly, Carlow and Laois in 2016.
A Notary Public is empowered by law and by custom and usage of notaries through the ages to do amongst other things:
Give Notarial Acts
Take Affirmations and Declarations
Legalisation and the Apostille
Attesting and Certifying documents such as Diplomas and Degrees
Bills of Exchange
Take Affidavits (though not for use in the courts in Ireland)
Receive and Make Protests under Mercantile Law, and issue notarial certificates in respect of documents and persons.
Draw up Powers of Attorney and other legal documents customarily prepared by Notaries Public
If you wish to find out more about the functions of a Notary Public please follow this link to the Faculty website: http://www.notarypublic.ie/